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article imageLarry King's wife overdoses

By Michael Bearak     Jun 9, 2010 in Entertainment
Shawn Southwick, the wife of CNN host, Larry King has reportedly been hospitalized after overdosing on drugs. Southwick was supposedly found in her home in Utah, unconscious.
Karl Engemann, the father of Shawn Southwick placed a call to 911 on the evening of May 28th when he found her unconscious in her Utah home. The transcript of the call was released with Engemann saying, “I can’t wake her up...I slap her and ... she opens her eyes half way and puts them back down again.”
Southwick, who is married to CNN host, Larry King and have two children together. There have been reports that their were issues with the marriage as rumors surfaced concerning an alleged affair between King and Southwick's sister Shannon Engemann. Both Southwick and Engemann have denied the affair.
King has been married seven times, and while it appeared the marriage was going to collapse amidst the rumors of the affair, sources say that the couple has reconciled, but that things are still rocky between the two.
According to Karl Engemann, his daughter is taking medication to treat depression. He contends that it was not her intention to commit suicide.
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