Man destined to become television star commits suicide because he was too short as a childBy Mason White 12:16 PM September 11, 2014
By: Aarav Sen
A popular man who was scheduled to appear on a reality television show, committed suicide because he was too short as a child.
The personal trainer committed suicide after battling depression over his height.
Jonathan McNally of the United Kingdom, signed up to appear on a new version of “The only way is Essex,” before he was found hanged.
His family said that the 27-year-old man of Shard End, who was 5 feet 7 inches tall, had suffered from depression since 15 years old.
A Medical Examiner ruled that his death was a suicide. Throughout his childhood, he was told that he was 2 years behind in growth.
He was depressed about his height from a young age. Eventually, he grew to 5 feet 7 inches tall, but he remained depressed.
McNally was scheduled to appear in the reality show called “The Project” after auditions were held in Birmingham.