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Gunn says he tried suicide as teen

Los Angeles -- U.S. reality television personality Tim Gunn has taped a video message urging young gay people considering suicide to contact The Trevor Project hotline.

The openly gay "Project Runway" star revealed in the clip he tried to take his own life by swallowing 100 pills when he was a young man, E! News said.

"As a 17-year-old youth who was in quite a bit of despair, I attempted to kill myself," Gunn said. "I'm happy to say today that attempt was unsuccessful. But at the time it was all that
I could contemplate. ... I understand the desperation. ... I understand the despair. And I understand how isolated you can feel. Reach out. Get help. You're not alone. It will get better -- I promise."

Project runway designer laughs off jail stint

A former contestant on Heidi Klum's TV designer challenge Project Runway is laughing off her recent jail sentence for allegedly beating her ex-fiance - insisting her two days behind bars were "hilarious".

Finalist Kenley Collins was arrested on 17 March (09) and charged with two counts of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment for throwing her cat and a laptop computer at Zak Penley at his apartment in Brooklyn, New York.

The 26 year old pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was jailed in April (09). She was also fined $120 (£80) and handed a two-year protection order prohibiting her from contacting her Penley.

"Project Runway" bids Goodbye to Bravo, says Hello to Lifetime

Chicago, April 2: A long-simmering feud between General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal and Weinstein Co. over 'Project Runway' came to an end on Wednesday, April 1 with a deal that allows the latter to air its widely popular television reality show on Lifetime Networks this summer.