Man Tries To Commit Suicide On The Today Show This Morning [VIDEO]
Talk about "reality TV". In a crazy turn of events, an outside audience member at NBC's Today show tried to commit suicide on live TV and sliced both his wrists. According to reports, the UN-named man was extremely upset and was ranting and raving about how the IRS destroyed his life. Witnesses said after he throw a stack of IRS documents in the air, he took a pocket knife out of his pocket and screamed “I’m going to cut myself” and did just that. Slicing both his wrists.
Thankfully the incident wasn't captured on live TV, however it did force Matt Lauer and the Today show crew to abort a planned segment outside. The unidentified man was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital to be treated and he will survive his injuries.
Here's a brief video of the police restraining the man after the incident: