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Travis Barker Recalls Near-Death Plane Crash: ‘I Was Naked, Everything Else Was on Fire’

Seven years have passed and this drummer’s story is just as haunting as ever.

Mia Lardiere | October 16, 2015 - 11:44 am

Gone Too Soon: Celebs Who Died Before Their Time (PHOTOS)

Some of the most talented stars have the most tragic stories.

Most recently that of British singer Amy Winehouse who passed away on July 23, 2011. While news of this tragic death isn’t the first time a celebrity’s passing has caught many off guard, it sadly won’t be the last.

Celebuzz remembers…

Amanda Hasaka | July 23, 2011 - 3:03 pm

DJ AM Will Hit the Big Screen From Beyond the Grave in ‘Iron Man 2′

You haven’t seen the last of DJ AM yet. AM (born Adam Goldstein)—who died of a drug overdose last August after surviving a horrific plane crash earlier in late 2008—will be making a cameo appearance in Iron Man 2, which hits theaters on May 7. 
In the scene, the celebrity DJ spins at billionaire…

Alex Blagg | April 22, 2010 - 4:50 pm

VIDEO: Trailer for DJ AM’s “Gone Too Far”

The trailer for DJ AM’s MTV series Gone Too Far has just hit the Web.
Last week, MTV announced that it would air one of AM aka Adam Goldstein’s last projects—the recently recorded eight-episode reality series in which he tries to persuade young addicts to go to rehab.
Watch the trailer below:

Celebuzz | October 9, 2009 - 3:45 pm

DJ AM’s Death Ruled an Accident

The cause of DJ AM’s death has been revealed.
TMZ reports that the New York City Medical Examiner has determined that AM—born Adam Goldstein, and found dead in his New York apartment in late August at the age of 36—died accidentally, of substance abuse.
The substances in question, according to the ME’s report,…

Celebuzz | September 29, 2009 - 12:45 pm

MTV May Air DJ AM Reality Show After All

DJ AM might be reaching out to warn kids about the dangers of drugs—from beyond the grave!
According to the Hollywood Reporter, MTV is planning to air the deceased deejay’s intervention-style reality series, Gone Too Far, even though AM—born Adam Goldsteinwas found dead from a presumed drug overdose at the age of 36 in…

Celebuzz | September 24, 2009 - 9:00 am

VIDEO: DJ AM Memorial Film

DJ AM may be gone, but the impact he had on those around him is still resonating.
Check out this video of DJ AM—born Adam Goldstein—that was shown at the all-star memorial service for the deceased turntablist at the Hollywood Palladium on September 3. (Goldstein was found dead in his New York apartment on…

Celebuzz | September 8, 2009 - 4:30 pm

DJ AM Sneaker Line Put on Hold

DJ AM won’t be getting his kicks from Nike anytime soon.
TMZ reports that the sporting-apparel company has put off plans to issue a limited-edition line of Nike Dunks designed by the DJ, who was found dead in his New York apartment last Friday of a suspected drug overdose.
Apparently, DJ AM—real name…

Celebuzz | September 4, 2009 - 9:00 am

Celebs Remember DJ AM at Memorial Service

DJ AM may be dead, but he’s certainly not forgotten.
People magazine reports that some of Hollywood’s best and brightest flocked to the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday for a memorial service to honor the turntablist, who was found dead in his New York apartment last Friday from a suspected drug overdose at the age…

Celebuzz | September 4, 2009 - 8:20 am

DJ AM to Be Buried Today

Less than a week after being found dead in his New York apartment at the age of 36, DJ AM—born Adam Goldstein—will be laid to rest today.
E! Online reports that Goldstein will be buried at 3 p.m. today at the Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in West Los Angeles, following a private on-site…

Celebuzz | September 2, 2009 - 1:45 pm

DJ AM Had Nine OxyContin Pills in Him, May Have Committed Suicide

Investigators looking into the death of DJ AM have revealed new details to People magazine, indicating that the deejay—born Adam Goldstein—may have intentionally overdosed last week.
A source tells the magazine that Goldstein had eight undigested OxyContin pills in his stomach and a ninth in his mouth when he was found, suggesting that he…

Celebuzz | September 2, 2009 - 8:15 am

DJ AM’s Ex Says She Didn’t Cause His Death

Looking to assign blame for the death of DJ AM? Don’t look at Hayley Wood, because she’s not having any of it.
While earlier reports indicated that DJ AM—born Adam Goldstein—and Wood had ended their near-year-long relationship shortly before Goldstein was found dead, spurring his relapse into drug use, Wood says they were happily…

Celebuzz | September 2, 2009 - 6:00 am

DJ AM Pledged to Go to Rehab Hours Before Death

In news that piles unfortunate timing on top of tragedy, the New York Post reports that DJ AM, who was found dead in his apartment in New York on Friday, had promised to check into rehab just prior to his death.
Intimates of the celebrity DJ—born Adam Goldstein—have told police that the tune-spinner, who…

Celebuzz | September 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Dr. Drew on DJ AM: “He Didn’t Know the Risks” of Pain Medication

Celebrity Rehab host Dr. Drew Pinsky, who knows a thing or two about the workings of addiction, says that DJ AM—who was found dead on Friday in his New York apartment at the age of 36—most likely began using illicit drugs again because of the pain medications he was taking following his 2008 plane crash.

Celebuzz | August 31, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Did DJ AM Work Himself to Death?

DJ AM, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Friday at the age of 36, may have died in part due to his devotion to his profession.
TMZ reports that DJ AM—born Adam Goldstein—had been on anti-anxiety medications such as Xanax since surviving a 2008 plane crash that killed four people,…

Celebuzz | August 31, 2009 - 8:40 am

Katy Perry Talks American Idol and DJ AM

Watch out, American Idol aspirants; Katy Perry—who’ll be guest-judging an episode of Idol this season—won’t suffer tone-deaf fools gladly.
Just prior to her performance at the Hollywood Palladium presented by Sounds of Buzz and Coca-Cola on Saturday night, Katy sat down for an exclusive interview with Marc Malkin, who was reporting for and…

Celebuzz | August 30, 2009 - 10:44 pm

VIDEO: DJ AM Says Crack Was His Drug of Choice

Now here’s a chilling video.
In an interview to promote his upcoming reality show about drug abuse, DJ AM—who was found dead at the age of 36 in his apartment on Friday with drug paraphernalia near his body—talks about his continuing struggle with substance abuse.
Describing how he bought a crack pipe on…

Celebuzz | August 30, 2009 - 1:00 pm

VIDEO: Blink-182 Pays Tribute to DJ AM

Blink-182’s concert in Hartford, Connecticut, on Saturday took an emotional turn as the trio paid tribute to DJ AM, who was found dead in his New York City apartment on Friday.
“This night is really hard for us on stage,” bassist Mark Hoppus said from the stage. “We lost a dear friend yesterday. His…

Celebuzz | August 30, 2009 - 10:25 am

DJ AM Distraught Over Breakup in Days Before Death

DJ AM (aka Adam Goldstein) was in a fragile emotional state in the weeks prior to his death on Friday, People magazine reports.
A source tells the magazine that a split with his girlfriend, Hayley Wood, had left him distraught and led him to become more isolated.
“She ended it, and he didn’t…

Celebuzz | August 29, 2009 - 9:09 am


With DJ AM’s death on Friday, the world lost a considerable talent who, at just 36 years old, no doubt had much more to contribute.
Check out our photo gallery for a look back on the brief but eventful life of Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM. …

Celebuzz | August 28, 2009 - 4:41 pm
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