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Verne Troyer, Best Known as Austin Powers Mini Me, Dead at 49; Suicide Suspected 2

Verne Troyer, Best Known as Austin Powers Mini Me, Dead at 49; Suicide Suspected

Verne Troyer best known for his portrayal of “Mini Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has passed away at 49. A statement posted on the actor’s social media page today (Apr. 21) suggests that the actor committed suicide. “It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today,” the statement said. “Depression and suicide are very serious issues. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. Be kind to one another. And always know, it’s never too late to reach out to someone for help,” the statement continued....
Mike Myers Strikes Back at North Korea as Dr. Evil on SNL (watch!) 4

Mike Myers Strikes Back at North Korea as Dr. Evil on SNL (watch!)

Mike Myers returned to “Saturday Night Live” as Dr. Evil from his Austin Powers movies to chastise North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Sony Pictures for, well, giving evil a bad name. Myers, that is, Dr. Evil commandeered the cold open. The show opened with a skit called “A Very Somber Christmas With Sam Smith.” Actually, was parodying the English singer when Dr. Evil crashed the set. Sitting in his familiar lair, Dr. Evil laid into North Korea for its puny “act of war.”...