L'Wren 'Clearly Wanted to' Make Sure She Died: Source
As report comes out that she was about to shut her business
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 19, 2014 10:04 AM CDT
This Oct. 18, 2012 file photo shows L'Wren Scott at the London Film Festival American Express Gala for "The Rolling Stones - Crossfire Hurricane," in London.   (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision, File)

(Newser) – When L'Wren Scott hanged herself with a black satin scarf Monday, she also wrapped a tie around her neck—and law enforcement sources tell the New York Post that indicates Scott wanted to be absolutely certain she died. "The necktie would apply more pressure," one source explains. "She must have figured that if the scarf wasn’t long enough or something, then the necktie would choke her out. She clearly wanted to do the job right."

  • Meanwhile, former New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn, a friend of Scott's, revealed last night in a Times column that Scott was about to close her fashion business. When they spoke last month, "I was surprised to hear how run down and discouraged she sounded. She spoke of production problems, forcing her to cancel her fall show," Horyn writes. "I learned since her death that she was planning to close her business, with an announcement [today]. Still, as painful as the decision must have been for her, I wouldn’t draw any conclusions from it about her state of mind."
  • Horyn also calls claims that Scott and Mick Jagger had broken up before Scott's death "rubbish." But the Post's sources are still insisting that's the case, with one saying Jagger "has blood on his hands." The Rolling Stones last night canceled their entire Australia and New Zealand tour, the AP reports.
  • Scott's estranged sister gave an interview to the Daily Mail, and claims Scott "deeply wanted" children and it "bothered" her not to have a family. But keep in mind the sisters hadn't spoken in six years.

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MrsTibbs
Mar 21, 2014 11:11 AM CDT
I fail to see how this is Jagger's fault? The woman killed herself. He didn't choke her, abuse her, beat her. It was her choice, and hers alone. Deal with it.
rocketmahn
Mar 21, 2014 1:44 AM CDT
She was 6'3" and she hung herself off a doorknob. Her arse must have been 1/2"off the floor.
rocketmahn
Mar 21, 2014 1:43 AM CDT
Who cares about this? So much publicity for one spoiled girl when dozens of people have been shot in America these past 3 days. This is not news and no one cares about it.