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Shortly after the release of , Wentz became the most publicly visible member of the band: He confided to the press about an overdose of sleeping pills that might or might not have been a suicide attempt, and in 2006, nude pictures of a morose-looking Wentz were leaked from his cell-phone and quickly disseminated on the Internet.
An earlier configuration of the band without Hurley played on the group's 2002 debut, .