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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 14:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi, I haven't really read the Brian biography and was wondering what really happened to cause Brian's breakdown? Was it Freddie's illness? His divorce?

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 16:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color="red">The Audacity of Kelley wrote:

Oh, yes, I want to know about all the most horrible and harrowing moments in all the band members lives.

Did they feel like they had enough love in their childhoods ? Did their parents hug them ?!


LOL!

Does it matter really? I mean, of course it MATTERS, but we shouldnt butt in having to know every detail of their lives.

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 16:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ilvcats wrote:

Hi, I haven't really read the Brian biography and was wondering what really happened to cause Brian's breakdown? Was it Freddie's illness? His divorce?


If you want to, check Brian's website for pertinent magazine articles...


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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 18:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well, the fact that Brian has an interview from the eve of the WWRY show in 2002, talking about it, I think that makes the whole question more legit than asking more private/intimate details. Don't be so judgemental because people are interested in the individual's struggles in life. That's not exactly much considering it's information Brian has talked about freely.

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 19:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Was it Freddie's illness? His divorce?"

You *might* be onto something, detective.

(sigh)


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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 19:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was definitely...


1. he left his wife and had an affair with A.D...The whole "movement" was hard on him.

2. His father died

3. Freddie died

4. Queen died.

From what i read, he was even having suicidal thoughts...but he said that Anita saved him...

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 20:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color="FF3366">?DeadOnTime wrote:



From what i read, he was even having suicidal thoughts...but he said that Anita saved him...


Aw! *heart*

Adam Baboola, I just meant all these questions dont seem relevent to why we all love them so much...

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 20:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

oh my... that's depressing... poor bri... :( i wouldn't be surprised if he had suicidal tendencies. good thing anita's around. :) if not, i don't know what would've happened.

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 20:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color="black"><b>innadizon \m/ wrote:

oh my... that's depressing... poor bri... :( i wouldn't be surprised if he had suicidal tendencies. good thing anita's around. :) if not, i don't know what would've happened.





Well, we can just say "Thank god for Anita"

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 21:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OH, what the Hell. I'll be an enabler:

http://www.brianmay.com/brian/mags&press/sunexpr280402/sunexpr280402.html

this is not the only article over there...



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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 21:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

beautifulsoup wrote:

OH, what the Hell. I'll be an enabler:

http://www.brianmay.com/brian/mags&press/sunexpr280402/sunexpr280402.html

this is not the only article over there...




THANKS!!! :)

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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 21:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You all can search for others over at Brian's website. I ain't doin' it.


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Posted: 23 Jul 06, 23:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Gee this thread really puts ya in a good mood. *rolls eyes*

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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 02:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Save me Save Me, I can't face this life alone....

Sorry Merc, but you know I said that when you told me... glad your over it... mostly, what were you doing with Shan at lunch?


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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 04:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If you did take your pants off, I will hurt you,

Shannins mum wouldn't appreciate that you slack bitch!

heh heh heh I'm becoming a Ja'me`

PIPPYS BACK rollerblading shall be fun eh?


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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 06:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ever heard of manic depression?

There you have it.
And indeed not-so-nice experiences like a divorce and the death of some people can have an uncomprehendable influence on someone that already suffers manic depression.

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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 07:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thanks for the article. it's all a clear picture now. :)

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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 07:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

WhatMustHeThink wrote:


Adam Baboola, I just meant all these questions dont seem relevent to why we all love them so much...


I'd have to disagree completely. These things are what make Brian who he is. These things are relevant for that reason alone because this is what can fuel the music. You're not interested in this stuff. But just because you think that way doesn't mean you should look down on those who do.

Peace,
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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 08:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I belive I read somewhere -- related to this whole suicidal/depression period -- that Brian contemplated driving off a bridge or something...it was written in an interview somewhere.



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Posted: 24 Jul 06, 08:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

smileexpert wrote:

I belive I read somewhere -- related to this whole suicidal/depression period -- that Brian contemplated driving off a bridge or something...it was written in an interview somewhere.



oh my gosh! that's horrible! and scary!! thank God he decided to go to treatment! :(