Word is Lighty, owed more than 5 Million in Taxes, and his wife divorced him last year...
(HipHopGame.com) Violator Management founder Chris Lighty has passed away in his Bronx Apartment, according to numerous confirmed reports.
The cause of death appears to be suicide. A gun was recovered next to his body.
Chris Lighty was one of Hip-Hop's most successful executives, helping/managing the careers of numerous artists such as 50 Cent, Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey, Q-Tip, Missy Elliott, Mýa, Diggy Simmons, Cormega, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, LL Cool J, Nas, and more.
His last tweets from 2 days ago are troubling:
He retweeted the following: 'Life is about perspective. It's not what you see, but how you see it. What you see is what you get.'
and also 'Rest in peace to my main man The Grand Incredible Dj Scott La Rock. I am still Criminal Minded. 8/27/87'
'Top Gun' director Tony Scott jumps to his death from L.A. bridge
(LA TIMES) "Top Gun" director Tony Scott jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro on Sunday afternoon. He was 68. His body was pulled out of the water by Los Angeles Port Police, who were the first on the scene.Several witnesses told police they saw Scott get out of his Toyota Prius, which was parked on the bridge, about 12:30 p.m. Then he scaled an 8- to 10-foot fence and jumped off without any hesitation, law enforcement sources said.