Movie manufacturer Steve Bing, the ex-partner of Liz Hurley, took his own life, a coroner has actually ruled.
Bing, 55, was discovered dead in Century City, Los Angeles, on Monday.
He passed away as a result of “multiple blunt trauma”, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office stated, with TMZ reporting he fell from an apartment.
The filmmaker and benefactor took his own life and the case is now closed, the coroner added.
Bing co-wrote 2003 funny movie Kangaroo Jack and invested ₤64 m ($80 m) in the 2004 animation The Polar Express starring Tom Hanks. He likewise assisted fund the Rolling Stones show movie Shine A Light.
According to reports, he acquired his $600 m (₤480 m) fortune from his realty designer grandpa when he was 18 and left of Stanford University to burglarize Hollywood.
His press agent Michelle Bega informed Sky News she was “overwhelmed trying to process this unbelievable and sad event”.
Bing was daddy to Liz Hurley’s teenage child Damian, although he rejected it up until DNA tests showed otherwise.
Hurley, who dated him for 18 months in 2000, paid homage on Instagram, publishing: “I am distressed beyond belief that my ex Steve is no longer with us. It is a horrible end.
” Our time together was extremely delighted and I’m publishing these images due to the fact that although we went through some difficult times, it’s the excellent, terrific memories of a sweet, kind male that matter.
“In the past year we had become close again. We last spoke on our son’s 18th birthday. This is devastating news and I thank everyone for their lovely messages.”
Damian Hurley, 18, composed online: “Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everybody that has actually connected following the ravaging news.
” I’m attempting to reply to as numerous of you as I can, however please understand I will constantly remember your generosity. This is a complicated and extremely odd time and I’m exceptionally grateful to be surrounded by my sensational family and pals.”
Former United States president Expense Clinton was likewise amongst those who commemorated him, stating he “enjoyed him quite”.
He stated: “He had a big heart, and he wanted to do anything he might for individuals and triggers he thought in.
” I will miss him and his interest more than I can state, and I hope he’s lastly discovered peace.”
Bing contributed money to Mr Clinton and was supposedly crucial in assisting him return 2 American press reporters from North Korea in 2009.
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