During a lecture Lee Daniels revealed he tried to commit suicide by getting AIDS. He had unprotected sex with strangers while high on drugs. “It (AIDS) wiped away all of my friends. I had no friends… It was terrifying, because we never knew whether you could drink from glasses or what it was. It was the most terrifying thing ever. And I didn’t understand why it was that I wasn’t (dead), because there were far better souls than me that were going (dying). I thought that I needed to go. And so I descended into drugs and into sexual bathhouses to die.” Lee Daniels says it’s a miracle from God that he doesn’t have AIDS. Read more here.