Machine Gun Kelly reveals he nearly attempted suicide while on the phone with Megan Fox during a ‘dark’ time after his father’s death | Breaking News Updates

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Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly attended the 2022 Billboard Music Awards together.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for MRC

  • Machine Gun Kelly recounted an incident in which he put a loaded shotgun in his mouth.

  • In his new documentary, the singer said he was on the phone with Megan Fox right now.

  • He said the moment was a wake-up call for him to “kick the drugs” for Fox and his daughter.

Machine Gun Kelly has recounted an incident in which he put a loaded shotgun in his mouth while talking on the phone with his now fiancée Megan Fox.

In his new Hulu documentary “Machine Gun Kelly’s Life in Pink,” released Monday, the singer, real name Colson Baker, recounted how his father’s death in July 2020, which occurred on the anniversary of his “Hotel Diablo” album. , affected him. After her father’s death, Kelly said she had an encounter with one of her father’s neighbors who told her “all those things I didn’t want to hear” and made her condition worse because he didn’t could not “close” following the conversation.

“I didn’t want to leave my room and I started getting really, really, really dark,” he said. “Megan went to Bulgaria to shoot a movie, I started having this really wild paranoia, like I was getting paranoid that someone was going to come and kill me.”

Kelly said at the time he slept with a shotgun next to his bed. Eventually, he said he “just broke down.” He called Fox, telling her she wasn’t “there for me”.

An image of Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox.

Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

“I’m in my room freaking out here and… Man, I put the shotgun in my mouth,” he said. He then said that Fox “died silent” as he tried to cock the shotgun and the bullet jammed.

The singer said the incident was a wake-up call for him to “cut the drugs, for real this time” for Fox and his daughter, Casie Baker, who he shares with ex Emma Cannon.

“That’s kind of where I started to realize something was wrong,” Kelly said in the documentary, pointing to her head.

Kelly has opened up about his mental health in the past, telling Dave Franco for Interview magazine in December 2020 that he was seeking therapy.

“Right now my drug of choice is happiness and commitment to art, rather than commitment to a vice that I think made art,” he said in the interview, claiming therapy helped him separate the “two people” who were Machine Gun Kelly and Colson Baker.

In his new documentary, the singer said Fox, who he got engaged to in January, became “like the sun” to him. Kelly wrote his song “Twin Flame” for Fox, the singer said, dedicating his performance at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards to her.

“I know I’ve known her in so many other lifetimes,” he said in the documentary.

“La vie en rose” is currently available on Hulu.

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