Joe Bodolai the former Saturday Night Live staff writer, who is best known for being credited with co-writing the first draft of the Mike Meyers hit movie “Wayne’s World” has been found dead in what police believe was a suicide.
TMZ reported that a hotel cleaning crew discovered the body on Monday December 26, 2011 in an L.A. Hotels room. Officers on the scene have revealed that Bodolai had been staying at the hotel for over a week.
Found on the scene wee bottles of Antifreeze and Gatorade, with officers stating that it appeared that Bodolai’s cause of death was intentional from consumption of the toxic chemicals.
On December 23, 2011 Joe Bodolai, who was a blog writer posted a strange, and what has been presumed by many to have been a suicide note posting; “If This Was Your Last Day Alive What Would You Do?”
The next entry was titled “Stuff I Would of Liked to Have Seen in My Life.” This list included mentions of Joe wishing he had seen the Cleveland Browns win a Super Bowl, and to have leaned the truth about the JFK murder.
Joe’s next list “Things I Regret,” stated one being his “inability to conquer his alcoholism, followed by a “Things I did Because of It List,” and “Things I Am Most Proud Of,”— including family members, his time working on Saturday Night Live and working with Mike Meyers on the first draft of “Wayne’s World.”
Bodolai ended his last blog by writing ;
“May you all have the happy lives you deserve. Thank you all for being in my life.”
Joe Bodolai was 63-years -old with Radar reporting that Bodolai’s death was not a surprise to those who knew him. Close friend Modern Family’s actress Sarah Hyland stated that not only did Joe write the tell -all blog that day, he had been depressed for some time now, and had expressed suicidal thoughts before.
“Joe did show signs of depression through the years that we had worked together…So , no, it is not a surprise. He had written me letters long before he even actually went through with it. He will be very missed.”
“He should be remembered as a very talented,loving man who adored his family and had a deep respect for comedy and everything that went with it,” Hyland added.
If you or someone you know shows signs of severe depression and suicidal tendencies contact the Cincinnati, call the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Cincinnati at 513-383-7679 it is free, confidential and could save a life.
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