HBK Talks Coming Very Close to Death, Brother of Andy Kaufman Claims Comedian is Still Alive

Nick Paglino

andy kaufmanHBK Talks Coming Very Close to Death

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels recently spoke to a mass of students at North Way Christian Community is Pine, and TribLive.com has published a piece on HBK's appearance, during which he spoke on his past drug addiction and how close he came to death. “I was doing everything I could to kill myself except put a loaded weapon in my hand,” Michaels said.

“I think he wanted to be a more perfect example for his son,” said Evan VandeWater, 9, of Cranberry, who attended Michaels' presentation. “I think he's a better example now.”

You can read much more about Michaels' appearance by clicking here.

Brother of Andy Kaufman Claims Comedian is Still Alive

Thanks to Kurt Asa for sending in the following:

According to MSN.com, Andy Kaufman's brother Michael recently claimed at the annual Andy Kaufman Awards in New York City that the comedian turned pro wrestler is still alive. The following is an excerpt from the report:

Michael told the audience that he believes the funnyman faked his own death and alleged that he discovered an essay written by Andy which included details on how he planned to pull it off. He also claimed the letter instructed him to go to a specific restaurant on Christmas Eve, 1999, upon which an anonymous man handed him another note, which he read aloud to the New York City crowd. Andy allegedly wrote "everything was great in his life, and he just wanted to get away from being Andy Kaufman," adding that he had fallen in love with a woman and the couple were raising a daughter together.

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