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‘American Idol’ Finalist Rickey Smith Killed in Car Crash

Former American Idol finalist Rickey Smith was killed Thursday night in a multi-car highway wreck in Oklahoma.

TMZ | May 6, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Celine Dion’s Husband René Angélil Dies After Battle With Cancer

Céline Dion’s husband, René Angélil, has passed away after battling cancer for over 10 years.

Gabrielle Chung | January 14, 2016 - 4:46 pm

David Bowie Dead at 69

It’s a sad day in the music world as David Bowie has passed away just days after celebrating his birthday.

Gabrielle Chung | January 11, 2016 - 2:27 am

Jim Carrey Supports Late Girlfriend’s Grieving Family

The family of Cathriona White just suffered a terrible tragedy.

Callie Mills | October 2, 2015 - 8:52 pm

Bobby Brown Breaks Silence on Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Death

Bobby Brown has decided to break his silence following his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death.

Kendall Fisher | July 27, 2015 - 4:57 pm

Paris Hilton’s Dog Tinkerbell Dies, World Mourns Cultural Icon

It is with a heavy heart that we report that Paris Hilton’s chihuahua, Tinkerbell, has passed away at age fourteen.

Mia Lardiere | April 22, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Celebrities React to Leonard Nimoy’s Death

Hollywood has taken to social media to mourn the loss of Leonard Nimoy.

The Star Trek icon, known for his role as Spock, passed away Friday at the age of 83 due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Here’s how Hollywood is paying tribute to the adored actor:

Johana Hernandez | February 27, 2015 - 2:56 pm

Robin Williams’ Daughter Zelda Williams Opens Up in First Interview After Her Father’s Death

It’s been a long and difficult six months since Robin Williams’ tragic passing, but his daughter Zelda Williams is working hard to keep his spirit alive.

The 25-year-old will be carrying on his legacy and presenting a “Noble Award” in honor of his humanitarian work with the Challenged Athletes Foundation, chatting…

Kendall Fisher | February 26, 2015 - 10:30 am

Melissa Rivers Officially Files Lawsuit for Joan Rivers’ Death: Read her Statement

In October, we reported that Melissa Rivers was planning to sue the New York City clinic where her mother Joan Rivers passed away suddenly in order to get some answers regarding the tragic incident.

Now, in what she describes as “one of the most difficult decisions” she’s ever had to make, Melissa has…

Kendall Fisher | January 26, 2015 - 8:15 pm

Robin William’s Son Zak Williams Still Mourning Father’s Death: ‘I Miss Him All The Time’

Robin Williams tragically took his own life four months ago in what has become the biggest death of 2014, and his family (as expected) is still struggling to cope with the incredibly difficult loss.

Williams’ son Zak Williams, 31, opened up about how is father is still ever-present in his day-to-day life.

Kendall Fisher | December 17, 2014 - 3:23 pm

Joan Rivers’ $150 Million Will Includes Family, Friends and Charities

Joan Rivers will was filed with the Manhattan Surrogate’s Court earlier today, revealing that the late comedienne will spread her estimated $150 million fortunate amongst family, friends, staff and charities.

The court papers say Joan’s only child Melissa Rivers was named executor of the estate (which we previously reported), and since the will…

Kendall Fisher | December 9, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Misty Upham Died of Blunt-Force Injuries: Report

A Seattle medical examiner has concluded that Misty Upham–best known for her roles in August: Osange County and Django Unchained–died of blunt-force injuries to her head and torso.

However, the manner by which the actress died is still undetermined.

Kendall Fisher | December 4, 2014 - 9:46 am

Robin Williams Coroner’s Report Reveals New Details About Suicide

Robin Williams was reportedly already in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease when he tragically committed suicide in August.  However, a Coroner’s report reveals new details about the actor’s death.

Williams was also struggling with anxiety, depression and paranoia just before he decided to take his own life.

Kendall Fisher | November 7, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Melissa Rivers Hires Lawyers, Suing Doctors For Joan Rivers’ Wrongful Death

Melissa Rivers obtained help from a law firm on Tuesday to represent her in suing the clinic involved in Joan Rivers’ death.

As we reported last week, a driving force for the comedienne’s daughter is to find out exactly how her mom passed away… But it must be noted that this law suit…

Kendall Fisher | October 28, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Melissa Rivers Suing Medical Center for Joan Rivers Death

Almost two months after Joan Rivers passed away, her daughter Melissa Rivers is looking for answers.

According to reports, doctors at Yorkville Endoscopy LLC aren’t willing to give Melissa the full story as to what occurred the day of her mother’s death, and after the New York Dept. of Health and Human Services…

Kendall Fisher | October 23, 2014 - 9:28 am

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Touching Tribute to Oscar de la Renta

“I can’t remember how I had the courage to be friends with him — he was so otherworldly in a way,” Sarah Jessica Parker tells The Hollywood Reporter about meeting Oscar de la Renta for the very first time.

Parker and de la Renta had become close over the last fifteen years, working

Kendall Fisher | October 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Remembering Oscar de la Renta: His Best Red Carpet Gowns

Oscar de la Renta may have passed away, but as one of fashion’s most renowned designers and a household name amongst the biggest actors and actresses, he will forever live on through his brand.

His designs graced the carpets at premieres and awards shows alike, providing us with beautiful creations to ogle over…

Kendall Fisher | October 21, 2014 - 9:30 pm

Read the Hilarious Note Melissa Rivers Shared as Part of her Eulogy for Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers once expressed that she wanted a very “lights, camera, action” Hollywood funeral, and there’s no doubt she certainly got it.

From attendees like Whoopi Goldberg, Sarah Jessica Parker, Clive Davis and Diana Sawyer to eulogies delivered by Howard Stern, Cindy Adams and Deborah Norville and even a performance by Hugh Jackman,…

Kendall Fisher | September 10, 2014 - 9:00 pm
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