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Bruce Lee's Death

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posted on Jul, 20 2008 @ 12:33 PM
Bruce Lee, dressed in the traditional Chinese outfit he wore in the movie 'Enter The Dragon', was laid to rest on July 20, 1973. But long before his sudden and tragic death at the age of 32, rumors were rife throughout Asia that he had been dead for months. According to one source, Hong Kong Triads had killed Lee because he had refused to pay them protection money. Another claimed that he had been drugged by a former sensei who resented the fact that he taught martial arts to foreigners. Many Chinese people believe that Lee was the victim of his own rigorous training regime, while others cite drug abuse as the cause of his demise. It is even claimed by some cynics that Lee faked his death and that he is merely waiting for the right time to return to society.

The most popular story printed in the Hong King press suggested that the American Mafia had killed Lee. After completing the film 'The Green Hornet', Lee was approached by Mafia agents who wanted him to become the first Asian star in Hollywood. Bravely, Lee refused and returned home to Hong Kong. In the aftermath, it is alleged that humiliated Mafia bosses signed Lee's death warrant and hired a professional assassin. An interesting postscript to this story claims that Lee's son Brandon, also a martial arts actor, was "accidentally" shot dead after he found vital information about his father's killer.

Perhaps the most outrageous theory regarding Lee's death is that a prostitute killed him in a fit of panic. If the story is to be believed, Lee had taken a powerful aphrodesiac which had caused him to become very violent during sex. Fearing for her life, the prostitute reached out for the nearest heavy object - a glass ashtray - and struck Lee on the skull. He would never wake from the resulting coma.

Countless documentaries, books, magazine articles and websites (one need only google 'theories bruce lee's death' to know im right) purported to tell the "true" story of Bruce Lee's death. As far as the people of Hong Kong are concerned, the facts surrounding Lee's passing have never been revealed, and probably never will be...

posted on Jul, 20 2008 @ 12:39 PM
Let me draw your attention to this existing thread

posted on Jul, 20 2008 @ 12:41 PM
We should also note the official story is that the cause of death is misadventure:

Lee complained of a headache, and Ting Pei gave him an analgesic (painkiller), Equagesic, which contained both aspirin and a muscle relaxant. Around 7:30 p.m., he went to lie down for a nap. After Lee did not turn up for dinner, Chow came to the apartment but could not wake Lee up. A doctor was summoned, who spent ten minutes attempting to revive him before sending him by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. However, Lee was dead by the time he reached the hospital. There was no visible external injury; however, his brain had swollen considerably, from 1,400 to 1,575 grams (a 13% increase). Lee was 32 years old. The only two substances found during the autopsy were Equagesic and trace amounts of cannabis. On October 15, 2005, Chow stated in an interview that Lee died from a hypersensitivity to the muscle relaxant in Equagesic, which he described as a common ingredient in painkillers. When the doctors announced Lee's death officially, it was ruled a "death by misadventure."

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[edit on 20-7-2008 by Landru]

posted on Jul, 20 2008 @ 01:13 PM
Ah ok, thank you BlackProjects. I was unaware of that thread and would enjoy getting in on it. - dang it, seems another of my ideas isnt my idea lol guess i should have posted this alot earlier.

[edit on 20-7-2008 by Grock]

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