Shannon Price Denies Foul Play Allegation in Gary Coleman's Death

June 08, 2010 04:28:01 GMT

'I would take my own life before I would ever, ever harm him,' Shannon Price says in an appearance on 'Good Morning America'.

Shannon Price Denies Foul Play Allegation in Gary Coleman's Death
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Gary Coleman's ex-wife Shannon Price has blasted allegations she pushed the actor down a staircase before he suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage, insisting she would have taken her own life before harming the star. Price was with the former "Diff'rent Strokes" actor when he fell at the home they still shared in Utah last month.

She had her ex-husband's written permission to make medical decisions on his behalf, and permitted doctors to turn off the actor's life support system on May 28 after he fell into a coma and she was advised to let him die. On Monday, June 7, Price arrived in a wheelchair, clearly fragile, to appear for a satellite interview on U.S. breakfast programme "Good Morning America" - and she strongly dismissed allegations of foul play in Coleman's death.

Recalling the night Coleman fell, she said, "I asked him if he could make me some food and he went downstairs and I heard this big smack. I rushed down there and found him in a pool of blood. People can say whatever they want because I know the truth. I would never hurt my husband - ever. I would take my own life before I would ever, ever harm him."

Price, who has suffered health setbacks of her own, exacerbated by Coleman's death, had to take a break from questioning at one point, when she thought she might be having a seizure. She revealed, "I've had a lot of health issues in the last two months... I recently have seizures and I have a lot of anxiety. I really miss my husband a lot and I can barely get around. It's been a trial."

Coleman's ex also opened up about her battle with the actor's estranged parents, whose fight to take his body home to Illinois postponed her planned funeral for the star in Utah last weekend. According to Price, Coleman wanted to be cremated and did not want a funeral or a memorial service. There were still no plans for a memorial as WENN went to press.


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posted by bunnygal4u on Jun 08, 2010
Shannon Price...KARMA woman, its about to hit u big time, are you ready? I am not sure you are mentally stable at all, and I am sure you are to blame for Gary's death, if not by your own hands, by your own stupidity and lack of respect for your loving ex husband. You will be forced to bare the shame of many names in Hollywood!
posted by Reaper on Jun 08, 2010
I agree with Mrs Bunny : Karma is comming. This red headed Pysco - Killer is about to be tossed into a living hell
posted by maggy on Jun 08, 2010
why did she take pictures of him during the hospital and then after he dies then she decideds to sell the pics to the media?
posted by Enn on Jun 08, 2010
I also am very suspicious of Dion Mial, who is an unemployed Michael Jackson impersonator - and an opportunist, I think.
posted by Enn on Jun 08, 2010
I don't think she killed him. She's a bizarrely cold person though, and as dumb as a post. Said she once respected Lindsay Lohan because she had red hair. Deep!

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