Larry King’s Wife, Shawn Southwick, In Hospital For Drug Overdose



Larry King‘s wife , Shawn Southwick was was taken to a hospital unconscious after reportedly suffering from a drug overdose. She was found in her Provo, Utah home. Family members say that the talk show host’s 50-year old wife took drugs for anxiety and depression, but still don’t know what exactly led to her OD.

RadarOnline got the 911 call made by Southwick’s father Karl Engemann, in which he (calmly) tells the operator, “I can’t wake her up. She may have overmedicated. She’s unconscious. I slap her and I holler ather and she opens her eyes halfway and puts them back down again.”

When asked about a suicide attempt, he responded,  “No, no, no. It wouldn’t be suicidal. I don’t think she did it on purpose. Last night, she seemed confused about what she had taken, the last time she had taken it.”

King and Southwick are in the midst of trying to salvage their marriage. He has filed for divorce in April, citing “irreconcilable differences.” which she followed up with herself. There were rumors that King was having an affair with her younger sister. The pair have since reconciled. More updates on her condition to follow.

[Photo: Getty Images]

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