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Nick Gordon Barred From Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Funeral: How He Honored Her Alone

Nick Gordon was barred from attending Bobbi Kristina Brown’s funeral service, but he still made it a point to honor her on his own.

Kendall Fisher | August 4, 2015 - 1:24 pm

L’Wren Scott Laid to Rest in Los Angeles

L’Wren Scott was remembered by friends and family Tuesday at her funeral attended by longtime partner Mick Jagger and their celebrity pals, including Ellen Barkin, at the Hollywood Forever Funeral Home.

The private funeral service comes just one week after the fashion designer was found dead in her New York City apartment after…

Andrea Simpson | March 25, 2014 - 10:25 pm

Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams and Ashley Olsen Among the Celebs to Attend Funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman

Hollywood’s finest actors celebrated and mourned the life of Philip Seymour Hoffman at a private funeral Friday in New York City.

Among the late star’s closest friends who arrived at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan’s Upper East Side included Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Jake GyllenhaalAshley Olsen, Justin Theroux, Justin LongMichelle

Andrea Simpson | February 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Ethan Hawke and Joaquin Phoenix Visit Philip Seymour Hoffman’s NYC Home to Pay Their Respects

Hollywood is mourning the loss of one of their own this week after the tragic passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Some of the actor’s closest friends are grieving alongside the his longtime girlfriend, Mimi O’Donnell,  and continue to offer their condolences in person, including Ethan Hawke and Joaquin Phoenix, who visited the estranged couple’s Greenwich…

Andrea Simpson | February 5, 2014 - 11:00 pm

Gia Allemand’s Boyfriend Ryan Anderson Shares Emotional Message on Twitter: ‘Rest in Peace My Love’

Ryan Anderson has returned to Twitter for the first time since the tragic death of his girlfriend, Gia Allemand.

On Saturday, Anderson shared a personal photo of the late Bachelor star, along with the following message:…

Peggy Truong | August 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Friends And Family Say Goodbye At Gia Allemand’s Funeral

Gia Allemand was laid to rest Thursday at a ceremony attended by family and friends, including boyfriend, NBA star Ryan Anderson.

Allemand shocked the world when she attempted to take her own life Aug. 12 and was taken off life support two days later at a New Orleans hospital.

Among the…

Andrea Simpson | August 22, 2013 - 10:20 pm

Gia Allemand’s Funeral To Be Held Next Week

Bachelor star Gia Allemand will be laid to rest next week, Celebuzz has learned.

The funeral will be held at Papavero Funeral Home in Flushing, New York, just outside Allemand’s hometown of Queens.

Despite reports that the service will be public, a rep for the Allemand family says at this time…

Andrea Simpson | August 15, 2013 - 7:57 pm

Britney Spears Mourns Loss of Beloved Grandfather (EXCLUSIVE)

Britney Spears rang in the New Year on a sad note — her beloved grandfather passed away just days before the holidays, the pop star’s uncle has confirmed to Celebuzz.

“She was here for the funeral with Jason and both the little boys,” Allen Stewart said of Spears’ fiance  Jason Trawick and her…

Andrea Simpson | January 11, 2013 - 3:46 pm

R. Kelly, Stevie Wonder & More Honor Whitney Houston with Musical Performances (VIDEO)

On Saturday, stars paid respect to the late Whitney Houston inside New Hope Baptist Church as they said their final farewells. Houston’s musical comrades sch as R. Kelly and Stevie Wonder were in attendance and sent off the legendary singer though musical performances. Wonder played the piano and sang “Love’s In Need of Love Today” and “Ribbon in the…

Gabrielle Chung | February 18, 2012 - 4:51 pm

Kevin Costner Recalls Fond ‘Bodyguard’ Memories at Whitney Houston’s Funeral (VIDEO)

Whitney Houston’s funeral was held on Saturday asclose friends and family sat in the singer’s childhood church in Newark, New Jersey to say their goodbyes. One guest in attendance was no other than her The Bodyguard co-star Kevin Costner. Houston and Costner had become close during the filming of the 1992 movie, so the actor took…

Gabrielle Chung | February 18, 2012 - 2:04 pm

Whitney Houston’s Funeral Streaming Live (VIDEO)

Although Whitney Houston’s funeral is invitation only, the late singer’s close friends and family have decided to invite Associated Press to stream a live video for fans at home as they celebrate Houston’s great life. It will air Saturday at 9am PT/ 12pm ET.

Gabrielle Chung | February 18, 2012 - 12:12 pm