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Marie Osmond Says That Her Son Who Committed Suicide Wasn't Gay

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During her interview with Oprah, Marie Osmond dispelled rumors that Michael Blosil, her 18 year old son who recently committed suicide, was gay.

Here's what she had to say regarding rumors about her son's sexuality:

"My son was not gay. He wanted to be married and have a family and travel all over the world. And it wouldn't matter if he was — I have a daughter who's gay.

Marie went on to say how her daughter was offended by the rumors, because they implied that "everyone who's gay commits suicide."

Gay or straight, it's a terrible tragedy when a teenager takes their own life out of depression.

If you're feeling depressed, you should never let it get to the point where ending your life is the only answer. There's always a better solution. Whatever your sexuality may be, it can get better. You need to try as hard as you can to be strong and seek help and guidance during your time of need.

Our thoughts continue to go out to Marie and her family during this difficult time.

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Marie Opens Up To Oprah About The Loss Of Her Son

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So unbelievably tragic. Our heart truly breaks for her.

In the wake of so many horiffic suicides happening to youth around the country, Marie Osmond was brave enough to open up about to Oprah about the loss of her son, Michael, earlier in the year, and is heartwrenchingly honest about the toll it's taken her.

The singer reveals that the last time she spoke to him before he took his own life, her son told her that he had no friends.

She explains:

"It brought back when I went through depression because you really feel so alone. I'm not a depressed person, but I understand that place, that darkness. I told him, I said, 'Mike, I'm gonna be there Monday and it's gonna be okay.' But depression doesn't wait till Monday. I've been through some tough things, but his death is probably the hardest thing I've been through. I think there's always 'what ifs.' What if I had just put him on a plane and said come be with me, or gone there? I think if you live in 'what ifs,' you stop living. It was really hard [to return to her Vegas stage show a day after his funeral]. It was a calculated decision. I'm unique, I guess. I'm a female in the entertainment business who has been working 48 years consistently. My stage is my safe place. It doesn't scare me, like I guess it scares some people. And I knew that if I didn't get back on stage that I may never get back on stage."

Wow. Just unbelievable.

We cannot commend her enough for her bravery. This cannot be easy stuff to discuss openly, let alone to the world.

But hopefully sharing her story can help prevent a similar tragedy from happening to someone else.

When you're that depressed, we understand how hard it is to realize this, but you're never alone. You just have to try and be a little braver, and reach out to anyone whom you think could listen!

Our thoughts are with Marie and her family while they continue to struggle with the loss of Michael.

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Marie Osmond To Open Up To Oprah About Son's Suicide

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What a remarkably brave thing to do.

Marie Osmond was left devastated less than a year ago when her 18-year-old son, Michael Blosil, killed himself, but in light of the recent string of tragic deaths involving gay teens, she's decided to speak out to Oprah Winfrey about losing her son - in hopes that she can help prevent someone else from meeting a similar fate!

A source explains:

"Marie never imagined she would have the strength to talk about this devastating subject, but with so many gay teens committing suicide recently she had no choice. Against the advice of her family and friends Marie herself decided it was time to speak out and called Oprah to ask if she would be interested. This will be the hardest interview Marie has ever done. You can expect a lot of tears and rare pain that only a parent who had lost a child could ever understand. She knows Oprah will ask the hard questions like 'Do you blame yourself?' and 'Do you think you could have done anything differently?' But Marie isn't afraid. She has been asking herself those questions every day since her son took his life."


We can't even imagine the hell that she and her family have endured, so to talk about that kind of grief publicly in order to help others is truly above and beyond.

This is going to be one difficult interview to watch, but certainly necessary.

Stay strong, bb. We're thinking of you.

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