Walter Koenig and his wife, Judy, abruptly left "Larry King Live" last night without explanation. The parents of the missing Andrew Koenig, aka Boner of "Growing Pains," were in their seats, communicating with producers about their interview in minutes, when all of a sudden they got up and left. Larry King' said of the Koenig's departure, "We checked them out, they were prepared to go on, I said 'hello,' they said 'hello.' We said we'd be on in two minutes, they said 'fine.' And they got up and left, for reasons unknown."
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Andrew Koenig's friend, Jenny Magenta, tells Us Weekly that she fears he may have taken his own life. "[T]here are a lot of classic signs -- things that he has done in the past couple months -- that point to the possibility that he’s taken his own life," she said. Koenig was said to have cleared out his Los Angeles apartment, having a 'yard sale' of sorts, and giving away many of his belongings. The friend also described Koenig as spending money while in Vancouver, which was uncharacteristic, as if he were trying to simply enjoy the last days of his life.
Magenta said that she awoke one morning to find a simple note of gratitude, and discovered he'd left while she was sleeping. Magenta also confirmed that Koenig's parents received a letter from their son which was "disturbing," and which prompted the call to police.
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Conan O'Brien has joined the ranks of celebrity tweeters, making his first Twitter posting yesterday. The ousted "Tonight Show" host tweeted, "Today I interviewed a squirrel in my backyard and then threw to commercial. Somebody help me." In 24 hours, Conan has nearly 230,000 followers, but no other tweets since. O'Brien is said to be considering a national stage tour, while waiting for another opportunity for a television talk show.