Tony Scott Did Not Have Brain Cancer According to Wife

A new report from the acclaimed director's wife reveals that the claims are completely false, although the autopsy results have been deferred to run more tests.
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Tony Scott Did Not Have Brain Cancer According to Wife

Tony Scott did not have cancer before committing suicideEarlier today, we reported that director Tony Scott was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer before he committed suicide on Sunday afternoon. Now we have a report that the director's wife, Donna W. Scott, told investigators those claims are, "absolutely false."

An autopsy was performed on the late filmmaker earlier today, although the results have been deferred so more tests could be performed. Donna W. Scott also said that her husband did not suffer from any other severe medical ailments.

Tony Scott passed away yesterday after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California. He was 68 years old at the time of his death. We'll keep you posted as soon as the autopsy results are revealed.

More on this as the story develops.

Sources:TMZ

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  • 2movieguys • 3 years ago

    ...still sad that he commited suicide ..! A sad end from a remarkable man with a "HUGE" illustrious body of films.!

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    • thedude-abides • 3 years ago

      @slysnide Agreed. Best we hold off any further speculation until all the facts are out.

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      • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

        @jayaottley Its very sad...

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        • jayaottley • 3 years ago

          @mcleve02 Well Ridley cancelled his current shooting in London for, The Counseler for an entire week gave Fassbender & Pitt the week off same with the entire cast and crew and caught the next plane to L.A

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          • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

            I do wonder what Ridley has to say on all this...

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            • SoksoV • 3 years ago

              Who's telling the truth and who's telling lies?! What's up with that??

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              • vanboy • 3 years ago

                It will be very interesting to hear the news of the autopsy to find out who really has the egg on their face. Something made him jump off of that bridge. We wasn't researching ideas for a character, I think everyone can agree.

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                • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

                  If people lied about that to somehow make his death seem more meaniful, that is some bullsh*t... What they hell is going on with people these... death is death... either way it is very sad that he is gone! Stop making this a damn soap opera... people are already upset enough over his passing... May you Rest In Peace!

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                  • basquat • 3 years ago

                    Well wheter he had braincancer or not, unfortunately he's still dead. Best action film director ever. Still waiting for a sequel to last boyscout

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                    • jayaottley • 3 years ago

                      I mean to be honest, I'm actually still in shock, that Tony is gone. He was a great man, mentor, director, film maker and an ambassador of UK Film & the BFI.

                      While many of you may deem his act of suicide as a selfish act, and yes it is a selfish act. But Tony lived by the simple law and this was that

                      "Your mind and your vision is your everything, and well if you don't have that... What do you have?"

                      If he did have inoperable brain cancer in the end of the day, that simple quote from the man himself, sums up the reason why he did such a selfless act, to avoid not only the suffering of himself but those around him.

                      Tony was a great man and a grand friend and an excellent ambassador and he shall be missed in a day that is a tragedy not only for Hollywood but also for UK Film and Shepperton Studios

                      R.I.P Tony

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                      • jayaottley • 3 years ago

                        @superman81 While I agree that the news article shouldn't have been posted. But after all it is film related news and Movieweb is a media based news site particularly for film.

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                        • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                          @the-movieghost -- If that's the case, I'm inclined to agree.

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                          • 2movieguys • 3 years ago

                            .....Hmmmm!

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                            • hellraiser • 3 years ago

                              @superman81 movieweb did what they were supposed to do. Post the news. Every site on the planet posted the brain tumor story. Look around.

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                              • superman81 • 3 years ago

                                I dont think it is right that anyone speculate why he did what he did. the man was a father, a husband, a brother, a son, and a great director. Moviweb never should have posted that article about him having brain cancer until all the facts came out. no matter what the cause or reason, it is a very tragic event.

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                                • hellraiser • 3 years ago

                                  "the best often die by their own hand

                                  just to get away,

                                  and those left behind

                                  can never quite understand

                                  why anybody would ever want to get away from them"

                                  - Charles Bukowski

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                                  • comicbookfan • 3 years ago

                                    Very bizarre indeed.

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                                    • jasonkat • 3 years ago

                                      Yea just wait for those dumb ass mags they always put on racks in the checkout lanes at walmart. i can see it already the headline "THE REAL REASON SCOTT KILLED HIMSELF, HIS WIFE CHEATED" blah blah blah.

                                      This man was a masterpiece at movie making and should get a life achievement award If he doesnt already have1, nows the time to give him 1 unlike other actors who have died and didnt win crap. yet their films made millions. dark knight, any1?.

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                                      • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

                                        Rest easy old man

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                                        • MIRIAM-VALLE • 3 years ago

                                          Some media are backing off about the brain cancer story, after Donna Scott said Tony did not have cancer, check her out here fandaily.info/?p=30573.

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