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Steve Bing ‘made several efforts to recover’ before tragic suicide

Tragic Hollywood producer Steve Bing’s last girlfriend, Mary Bozkurt is speaking out for the first time about the late millionaire’s battle with depression, drugs and family estrangement that led to his suicide.

Bing, a producer and writer known for films such as “Get Carter,” jumped to his death from his Los Angeles high-rise apartment on June 22 at the age of 55. He was worth a reported $590 million at the time of his death and had fathered two children — including a son Damian, 18, with actress Elizabeth Hurley — and counted President Bill Clinton among his close friends.

Bozkurt, who dated Bing in 2019, said she was heartbroken by recent claims from meth-using Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss who recalled “pulling Steve out of drug dens after he shot up and began worshipping the devil.”

But Bozkurt told Page Six: “Steve was not ‘worshipping the devil’ as the Fleiss article says. Steve was mad at God for so much tragedy that goes on. His death was not about partying or the ugly side of a Hollywood lifestyle as many articles suggested.

“Steve was in a lot of pain and the drugs were a destructive means of escape for him,” Bozhurt told us. “He hated everything about drug use, and he made several efforts to recover. Steve was trying to get help.

“He went to psychologists, doctors, addiction experts. He was honest about his habits, about not wanting to live, and the professional help he sought let him down multiple times,” she said, adding she personally went with Bing to numerous medical appointments, but he could not find the right treatment. “By December last year he was suffering from overwhelming addiction and suicidal thoughts that got out of control,” she said.

Bozkurt said Bing — despite inheriting an estimated $600 million at 18 years old — had a desperately unhappy childhood. “He never had a nurturing upbringing, and [regretted] his broken relationship with his children — he loved Damian and his daughter, Kira.”

He died two days after Father’s Day.

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