Wilson attempts suicide

LOS ANGELES:

Actor Owen Wilson, the star of Wedding Crashers has been hospitalised following a suicide attempt, media reports said. Wilson was transported to St John’s hospital in Santa Monica, California on August 27. Gossip magazines said that he had cut his left wrist and taken an indeterminate amount of pills.

“I respectfully ask that the media allow me to receive care and heal in private during this difficult time,” Wilson said in a statement.

Wilson was last involved with actress Kate Hudson. The relationship ended in June and according to reports it plunged Wilson into depression.