On July 18, 2000, the couple was together at the graveside of Weems`s brother Troy, who had died in an automobile accident at age 25 in 1998, when Weems, without warning, put a gun to his head and shot himself to death.[Devastated, Monica spent the first few months after his death in denial and depression, later lessened by spiritual guidance from her parents. "Afterward, I felt, `What else could I have done?` You replay that situation over and over and you switch it around: Maybe if I had said this, or if I would have done that,`" she said in an interview with the Enquirer the following year. "It`s just something that it`s never possible for me to go back and change."
July 14, 2003
Life After Death
By Steve Dougherty
Pop Singer Monica Emerges from a Long Hiatus Following Her Ex-Boyfriend's Suicide
In 1999 the future looked bright indeed for Monica, the fresh-faced teen R&B queen who had just scored a Grammy and was about to ... View All »