J.K. Rowling admits she considered suicide

March 23, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling admits she thought of killing herself after her first marriage broke down.In a new interview, Rowling says she was suffering from depression as she fielded through her new life as a single mother, struggling to establish a literary career.

But Rowling ended up seeking professional help which she calls invaluable.

Fortune Magazine ranks Rowling as one of the richest women in Britain.