Posts tagged "RIP"

Why Kanye West Feels Responsible for His Mother’s Death

Though Kanye West’s mother Donda West passed away nearly eight years ago, he still — as one does after losing a parent — agonizes over her death and often blames himself.

By: Kendall Fisher / June 26, 2015

‘Eight Is Enough’ Dad Dick Van Patten Dead at 86

Dick Van Patten, who starred as the patriarch of the Bradford family in the late 1970s show Eight is Enough, is dead at 86 from diabetes complications.

By: Michael Prieve / June 23, 2015

B.B. King, ‘King of the Blues,’ Dies at 89

Blues legend and 15-time Grammy winner B.B. King has passed away. He was 89.

By: Peggy Truong / May 15, 2015

Lea Michele Shares Touching Photo in Honor of Cory Monteith’s 33rd Birthday

Today is no ordinary Monday for Lea Michele and Glee fans alike… Today marks what would have been Cory Monteith’s 33rd birthday.

By: Kendall Fisher / May 11, 2015

Ben E. King Dead: ‘Stand By Me’ Soul Singer Dies at 76

Ben E. King died at the age of 76 on Thursday, April 30, NBC News reports. The R&B legend’s publicist confirmed the news on Friday.

By: Us Weekly / May 1, 2015

‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Child Actor Sawyer Sweeten Dead at 19 of Apparent Suicide

Sawyer Sweeten, a child actor best known for his role on the popular American sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, has passed away of apparent suicide. Sweeten’s manager confirmed the news to Variety on Thursday (April 23, 2015).

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / April 24, 2015

Robin Williams’ Name and Likeness Restricted For 25 Years

While his family still fights over his estate, there are a few things Robin Williams ensured no one would have to battle over: his name and likeness.

By: Kendall Fisher / March 30, 2015

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…

By: Kendall Fisher / February 26, 2015

Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler React to ‘Parks and Rec’ Producer Harris Wittels’ Sudden Death

Pawnee and Hollywood are in mourning.

According to TMZ, writer and comedian Harris Wittels, who served as one of the executive producers on Parks and Recreation and coined the term “humblebrag,” was found dead at his home on Thursday. A drug overdose is suspected as sources tell TMZ drug paraphernalia was inside…

By: Peggy Truong / February 20, 2015

’60 Minutes’ News Correspondant Bob Simon Dies in NYC Car Crash

Legendary CBS news correspondent and foreign news reporter Bob Simon died from injuries sustained in a car crash yesterday (Feb. 11, 2015).

Simon, 73, was riding in a Lincoln town car when it collided with a Mercedes Benz stopped at a traffic light around 7 p.m. The driver of the livery cab he…

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / February 12, 2015

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 ha…

By: Kendall Fisher / January 26, 2015

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.

By: Serina Mehrian / January 1, 2015

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.

By: Kendall Fisher / December 17, 2014

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…

By: Kendall Fisher / December 9, 2014

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.

By: Kendall Fisher / December 4, 2014

Zak Williams on Father Robin’s Death: ‘We’re Doing OK’

Zak Williams is opening up for the first time since the tragic death of his father Robin Williams.

On Thursday, Zak spoke to Entertainment Tonight at a fundraising gala for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

By: Peggy Truong / November 21, 2014

Mike Nichols, Award Winning Director and Husband of Diane Sawyer, Dies at 83

Mike Nichols, a highly decorated and respected director of gems including The Graduate, Closer, Working Girl and Angels in America, has died at the age of 83.

ABC News President James Goldston confirmed the news in a note to staff Thursday morning:…

By: Peggy Truong / November 20, 2014

Ryan Anderson Opens Up For the First Time About Gia Allemand’s Suicide

Former Bachelor contest Gia Allemand tragically took her life in August of 2013, hanging herself in her New Orleans home.  It was her boyfriend at the time NBA player Ryan Anderson who found her.

While Anderson has made a few statements about the tragic loss, he’s never opened up about the heart wrenching…

By: Kendall Fisher / November 13, 2014

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.

By: Kendall Fisher / November 7, 2014

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 Service…

By: Kendall Fisher / October 23, 2014
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