Known for his six years on Saturday Night Live, Phil Hartman's death made waves when it was discovered that his wife shot him and then shot herself. Brynn Hartman had substance abuse problems which the couple constantly fought about, and it all came to a head on the night of May 27, 1998, when Brynn came home from dinner high on drugs. The couple fought about her using again after coming back from rehab, and when the actor went to sleep his wife followed him upstairs and shot him in the head. By the time the police came, Brynn locked herself in the bathroom and killed herself, too. But why she exactly did it — anger, because she was under the influence, a snap judgement — is still a mystery.
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