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Tony Scott's Suicide Note Offers No Motive

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Tony Scott's suicide note left in his office offers investigators no clues about what his motivation might have been for fatally jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro.

Scott's final note to his wife and his 2 kids was short and sweet. Sources for TMZ described it as a "final emotional farewell." But it didn't offer any insight into why Scott might have jumped. An autopsy earlier this week quashed rumors that Scott jumped because he had inoperable brain cancer—no cancer was discovered. The Los Angeles Times says the note didn't mention any health problems either, and reports that other farewell notes sent to friends didn't help investigators either.

Scott spoke about his relationship with his brother Ridley Scott with The Hollywood Reporter in an interview last May. He told the reporter: "We are workaholics. Our drug of choice is work." And added: "He's a bull, and I am too. Nothing takes him down. We have enormous pain resistance."

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