Hunter S. Thompson
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FILE PHOTO dated 1990. Hunter S. Thompson, who Johnny Depp plays a character based on in "The Rum Diary", is seen during a crazy alcohol fueled 10 hour photo shoot. ORIGINAL CAPTION: Hunter Thompson aka Hunter S Thompson aka Gonzo Journalist photographed in the home in which he killed himself on February 20, 2005. During the at home session in 1990 which lasted from midnight until 10am the following morning Mr. Thompson drank a lot of alcohol, consumed controlled substances, smoked marijuana, fired guns, posed with a Peacock, threw gasoline on a fire, and pointed a gun in the photographers face. The 67 year-old creator of "gonzo" journalism was best known for his book "Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas", which starred Johnny Depp in the screen adaptation. According to reports, Hunter was found by his son Juan on Sunday evening. His wife Anita Thompson, 32, was not home when the shooting occurred.
FILE PHOTO dated 1990. Hunter S. Thompson, who Johnny Depp plays a character based on in "The Rum Diary", is se... Read More
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