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Celebrity Deaths of 2014

With the new year around the corner, we can’t help but reflect back on the famous faces we tragically lost in 2014.

Although they are no longer physically with us, their movies and roles will continue to remind us of their character and comedy.

Serina Mehrian | January 1, 2015 - 2:00 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

Oscar de la Renta Dies at Age 82: See How Stars Remember the Famous Designer

Fashion mogul Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82.

He was diagnosed with cancer in 2006; however, his cause of death is still unclear.

The talented designer, who is known for creating some of the most gorgeous pieces of attire for celebrities and famous faces around…

Kendall Fisher | October 21, 2014 - 9:23 am

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1’ Teaser: Katniss Returns to District 12 (with Lorde)

It’s always a good week when there’s a new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1.

On Wednesday, Lionsgate released a minute-long preview of Katniss’ return to her beloved District 12.

It’s a heartbreaker.

Peggy Truong | October 16, 2014 - 8:44 am

‘The Walking Dead’ Star Josh McDermitt Spills Season 5 Secrets, Reveals He Wants to Work with Seth Rogen

The fifth season of The Walking Dead premieres this Sunday and we can’t wait! We were lucky enough to actor Josh McDermitt, who plays Dr. Eugene Porter on the show, and he spilled major secrets about the upcoming season.

Josh was recently upgraded to series regular, so fans will be seeing more of his character!

Jess Cohen | October 10, 2014 - 4:00 pm

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1’ Trailer: Katniss Takes Charge

As promised, Lionsgate unveiled the complete trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 on Monday morning.

And boy, what a trailer it is.

Peggy Truong | September 15, 2014 - 12:24 pm

Simone Battle’s Official Cause of Death Ruled a Suicide

Simone Battle’s official cause of death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, a Los Angeles County coroner’s spokesperson said Monday.

The G.R.L. singer and former X Factor contestant was just 25 years old when she passed away.

Kendall Fisher | September 8, 2014 - 5:14 pm

Joan Rivers Dies at Age 81

Joan Rivers has passed away at 81 years old.

The comedy legend battled for a week to keep her life after suffering from cardiac arrest during a minor outpatient procedure last week and passed away peacefully at Mount Sinai hospital.

Kendall Fisher | September 4, 2014 - 6:48 pm

Here’s Your First Look at ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′

Thus far, all the marketing for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has focused on President Snow and the very brainwashed Peeta and Johanna. But in this trailer, first released over the weekend at Comic-Con, we get to see what Katniss, Plutarch and the rest of the gang are up to. …

Robert Kessler | July 28, 2014 - 9:22 am

Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves $35 Million Fortune to Girlfriend, Didn’t Want Kids to Be ‘Trust Fund’ Children

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died in February at age 46 because of a drug overdose, left none of his estimated $35 million to his children. Hoffman didn’t want them to become “trust fund kids.”

He instead left his fortune to the kids’ mother and his longtime girlfriend, Mimi O’Donnell.

Michael Prieve | July 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Here’s Your First Official Look at ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′

It’s a good day to be a Hunger Games fan.

Though the next installment of the popular film franchise won’t be out until November, Lionsgate has unleashed a treasure trove of goodies for fans a preview for the highly-anticipated movie. Aside from pages from the actual script, the sneak peek also includes official stills…

Gabrielle Chung | May 15, 2014 - 7:30 pm

PICS: Apartment Where Philip Seymour Hoffman Overdosed Is Back on the Market

If anyone wants to bathe in the same bathroom where Philip Seymour Hoffman was tragically found dead after overdosing on heroin, then all you’ll need is $10,500 a month.

That’s because the apartment Celebuzz was first to show you where the late actor spent his final hours is back on the market less…

Andrea Simpson | March 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

New York Coroner Confirms That a Drug Overdose Killed Philip Seymour Hoffman

The final medical report on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death has been released and it confirms what we all thought: a toxic mix of drugs killed the Oscar-winning actor. …

Robert Kessler | February 28, 2014 - 4:15 pm

“He’s a Beautiful Spirit”: Amy Adams Breaks Down While Discussing Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Legacy on ‘Inside the Actors Studio’

Amy Adams’ appearance on Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio Wednesday night took an emotional turn when the actress began speaking about her two-time co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman. The episode aired last night, but was taped on Feb. 5, just one day before Hoffman was memorialized and only three days after Hoffman was found dead in…

Robert Kessler | February 20, 2014 - 9:30 am

Philip Semour Hoffman’s Will Reveals He Doesn’t Want His Children Raised in Hollywood

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s sudden and tragic death came as a shock to many in and out of the Hollywood community. But he had long prepared for the day when he may not be here any longer.

And the most important things in his life are what he was thinking about first and foremost –…

Andrea Simpson | February 19, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Cate Blanchett Speaks Out for First Time About the Tragic Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Like the rest of the Hollywood community, Cate Blanchett has been mourning the tragic loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman since he died of an apparent heroin overdose Feb. 2.

A constant fixture at his family’s NYC apartment, as well as his wake and funeral Feb. 7, Blanchett canceled her public appearances in the days after…

Andrea Simpson | February 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Drake Apologizes for His ‘Rolling Stone’ Twitter Tantrum

Following a Twitter tantrum in which he complained about losing the cover of Rolling Stone to Philip Seymour Hoffman, Drake has issued an apology. It’s pretty much exactly what you’d expect it to be: I apologize, no disrespect to the family, my mistake, I’m sorry, blah blah blah. …

Robert Kessler | February 14, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Drake Is Pissed at ‘Rolling Stone’ Now, Says He’s Never Granting a Magazine Interview Again

It certainly won’t be a snow day for Drake’s publicist who’s going to spend the rest of the day dialing back from comments Drake made on Twitter about his recent interview with Rolling Stone and being bumped off the cover for Philip Seymour Hoffman. “They also took my cover from me last minute and ran…

Robert Kessler | February 13, 2014 - 11:00 am

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Diaries Detail “Drug Deals” and “Demons”

Police in New York uncovered two personal diaries belonging to Philip Seymour Hoffman, a discovery that may be a telling window into the Oscar winner’s last moments.

When the Oscar-winner was found dead of an apparent heroin overdose Feb. 2 in the bathroom of his Greenwich Village apartment with a syringe still stuck…

Andrea Simpson | February 11, 2014 - 9:00 pm

“Truly Appalling”: Amy Adams’ Rep Slams Valentino Following Philip Seymour Hoffman Death PR Stunt

A representative for Amy Adams has slammed Valentino after the designer used her for a PR stunt during Philip Seymour Hoffman’s memorial service last week. …

Robert Kessler | February 10, 2014 - 10:35 am
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