Tim White was an extremely close friend to the legendary Andre The Giant..
May 19, 2002 - Judgement Day: Referee Tim White suffered a shoulder injury taking the bump in the Hell in a Cell match..
Febuary 28, 2004 - Live Event: Tim White reinjured his shoulder during a match between Jericho & Christian in Birmingham, AL..
December 18, 2005 - Armageddon: In an attempt to "get over" the fact that Hell in a Cell "ruins lives", Tim White returned!
~~~Josh Mathews found Tim White at the bar he owns called "The Friendly Tap" and found out his life was ruined by the Cell..
~~~Tim White then "commited suicide" on the air ---- proving that WWE will stoop to any level and not think twice about it..
~~~~~For the rest of the night, The Friendly Tap was closed with a sign that read "Closed to to Family Emergency"..
Regarding This Tasteless Angle:
According to the friendlytap.com website, local Cumberland, Rhode Island police received an estimated 1,000 phone calls about the "suicide" angle involving Tim White despicted on the Armageddon PPV. The same source reports that the e-mail address of the bar recived 4,000 e-mails of condolence and comment.
January 6, 2006 - Smackdown!: They did another stupid skit, with Tim White again trying to commit suicide with Rat poison..
January 15, 2006: Tim White once again attempted suicide on a WWE.com video by hanging himself with some rope..
January 20, 2006: WWE.com posted a Tim White suicide attempt by putting a toaster in the bathtub to electrocute himself to death..
January 26, 2006: WWE.com posted a Tim White suicide attempt by slicing his wrists and creating a pool of his own blood..
February 2, 2006: WWE.com posted a Tim White suicide attempt by trying to soffocate himself with a plastic bag...
February 9, 2006: WWE.com posted another Tim White suicide attempt -- seriously this is getting pathtic..
Tim White continued to attempt suicide in different ways shown on WWE.com but they are too lame to report here..
April 13, 2006: Thankfully they ended in this idiotic gimmick and had a clip of White deciding that he wanted to live..