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Verne Troyer Was Reportedly Suicidal With Triple The Legal Limit Of Alcohol Before He Was Put On Life Support

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While the cause of Verne Troyer's death hasn't officially been released yet, insiders say he may have tried to intentionally drink himself to death.

Sources familiar with the death investigation tell TMZ that the Austin Powers actor had three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system when he was rushed to the hospital earlier this month.

The source alleges that Verne told the 911 dispatcher and a hospital official he was suicidal when he called in distress, with three times the .08 legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Related: The Late Avicii Also Suffered From Substance Abuse

The 49-year-old, who had been battling alcoholism for years, reportedly became unresponsive when he was at the hospital and was transferred to another facility better suited to care for him.

TMZ was told that Verne's organs started failing and he was put on life support. Sadly, his health continued to decline until life support was pulled on Saturday.

Toxicology results are still pending.

[Image via Derrick Salters/WENN.]

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Avicii’s Family Releases Statement On The DJ’s Passing As Friends Say They Feared Alcohol Would Kill Him

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Avicii's loved ones were worried that the Swedish DJ's drinking problem would be the end of him.

The celebrated EDM producer previously opened up about his health battles when he announced his retirement from touring in 2016.

Related: Avicii's Death "Was Not The Result Of Any Criminal Activity"

But sources tell TMZ that friends and family of the 28-year-old were still concerned about his partying ways, as he suffered from pancreatitis — the inflammation of the organ — which is made worse by heavy alcohol consumption.

What's more alarming is that TMZ also shared a photo of Avicii on a yacht in Muscat, Oman with what looks like an alcoholic beverage in hand, apparently taken just a day before his death.

An official cause of death has yet to be released, but the family of the superstar (real name Tim Bergling) have since released a statement on his passing:

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Eminem Celebrates 10 Years Of Sobriety By Showing Off His New AA Chip!

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It's been a long road to recovery.

Eminem has a good reason to be looking so calm and ready these days — he just celebrated 10 years of sobriety!

The 45-year-old posted a celebratory selfie on his social media pages Saturday holding a sobriety coin that bears the circle and triangle symbol used by Alcoholics Anonymous.

Video: Eminem Reads Mean Tweets During Coachella Set

In case you forgot, the rapper originally went to rehab in 2005 for his battles with alcoholism and prescription medication addictions, but relapsed the following year. He decided to get clean for real in 2007 after nearly dying from an accidental methadone overdose.

Ch-ch-check out the pic (below) to see Slim Shady looking about as happy as he could be showing off his decade of being sober!

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Oman Government Officials Say Avicii's Death 'Was Not The Result Of Any Criminal Activity'

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We're all still hoping for some answers soon in the aftermath of Avicii's death — most importantly, answers for his family members who have gone to Oman in search of information — but there's at least one thing that apparently can be ruled out: foul play.

Government officials in Oman have apparently determined that "there is no criminal suspicion" in the death of the 28-year-old world famous DJ, who passed away late this week while on vacation in the Middle Eastern country.

Related: Avicii's Ex-GF Pays Tribute To Deceased DJ

Sources were quick to note that although

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Austin Powers Actor Verne Troyer Dead At 49

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Wow.

Legendary actor Verne Troyer — perhaps best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers film franchise — has died, according to notice given minutes ago on his social media accounts.

He was 49 years old.

Within the last hour, this picture and accompanying caption went up on his official Instagram page (below):

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Are Most People At Coachella On Drugs?

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Clearly high! Right?

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