The obvious suicide of film producer Steve Bing rocked Hollywood and left his ex, Elizabeth Hurley, ‘saddened beyond belief.’ Now, the authorities have formally decided the trigger and method of the ‘Kangaroo Jack’ author’s dying.
Steve Bing, a philanthropist, producer, and movie financier, died on Monday, June 22. Though preliminary studies claimed that the 55-year-old lept to his dying from a Century City constructing, the precise reason for dying was unconfirmed – till now. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office dominated on June 23 that Steve died from “multiple blunt trauma,” and that the style of his dying was “suicide.”
Tributes to Steve started flowing proper after information of his dying broke. “I am saddened beyond belief that my ex Steve is no longer with us,” wrote Elizabeth Hurley, 55. The Austin Powers actress dated Steve for about 18 months within the early 2000s, and he or she gave beginning to his son, Damian Hurley, in 2002. “It is a terrible end,” she stated in her tribute to her former love. “Our time together was very happy, and I’m posting these pictures because although we went through some tough times, it’s the good, wonderful memories of a sweet, kind man 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.”
While Steve “zealously guarded his privacy,” per Deadline, he earned a popularity as being among the many high progressive political donors. He was notably near former President Bill Clinton, 73, having donated not less than $10 million to his basis. After Steve’s dying, Clinton issued an announcement. “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.”
As the grandson of Leo S. Bing, the namesake of Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theatre and an actual property tycoon, Steve was by no means in want of cash, due to a $600 million inheritance. Though Steve would comply with in his household’s actual property enterprise, he was destined for the leisure world in a method or one other. After dropping out of Stanford, Steve based Shangri-La Entertainment, and received his first government producer credit with the 2000 remake of Get Carter. From there, he continued to construct his government producer resume by financing movies like The Polar Express, Beowulf, and Shine A Light, Martin Scorsese’s 2008 documentary about The Rolling Stones. Steve additionally notched some screenwriting credit, together with work on Missing In Action, TV’s Married…with Children, and the 2003 comedy, Kangaroo Jack.
Along together with his son with Elizabeth Hurley, Steve had a daughter, Kira Bonder, with former skilled tennis participant, Lisa Bonder.