Steve Bing Hollywood producer commits suicide

Steve Bing
Steve Bing in 2010 (Pics credit: Deadline/Shutterstock)

Steve Bing, popular American producer, philanthropist, and writer committed suicide on Monday, June 22, at the age of 55.

According to reports, he jumped from the 27th floor of his apartment building in the Century City neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Information gathered in relation to his suicide revealed that the Steve Bing was suffering from depression due to lack of human contact during quarantine.

Before his death, Bing founded Shangri-La Entertainment, an organization with interests in property, construction, entertainment, and music. In 2000 Bing was the executive producer of the Sylvester Stallone film, Get Carter, Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005), Youth in Revolt (2009) and Rock the Kasbah (2015).

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In addition to his producing and film work, he also co-wrote both the screenplay and the story of Kangaroo Jack in 2003.

Former US president, Bill Clinton took to his Twitter page mourning Bing.

In his tweet, he wrote: “I loved Steve Bing very much. He had a big heart, and he was willing to do anything he could for the people and causes he believed in. I will miss him and his enthusiasm more than I can say, and I hope he’s finally found peace.”

Bing is survived by grandfather, Leo S. Bing, a son, Damian Hurley, whose mother is Elizabeth Hurley; and a daughter, Kira Bonder, whose mother is Lisa Bonder.

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