On March 7,it was reported that Tequila had agreed to check into rehab after having reportedly "almost died" from an attempted suicide by overdosing on pills. On September 6,Tequila was allegedly choked and restrained by former boyfriend Shawne Merrimanwho was later arrested. Despite this major-label signing, Nguyen independently released her first single " I Love U " through iTunes on February 27,justifying the independent release through her desire to become famous by herself. In Aprilthe single "Paralyze" and its accompanying music video were released via Yahoo! Retrieved January 7, Get more credits here Want to log off? As ofNguyen sells artwork online under the name of Tornado Thien.
Nguyen made an appearance as one of the 12 strangers in the first game on April 6, episode of NBC 's game show Identity.
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