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Man destined to become television star commits suicide because he was too short as a child

By Mason White 12:16 PM September 11, 2014
Jonathan McNally 

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.