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Rodney King to be Buried In Casket Inscribed With Famous Race Riot Plea (EXCLUSIVE)

Dylan Howard | June 29, 2012 - 9:00 am

Rodney King will rest for all eternity with the phrase he made famous during the 1992 Los Angeles riots — “Can we all get along?”

Celebuzz has learned the inside back panel of King’s casket will be inscribed with the words he uttered during a press conference after four Los Angeles police officers… More »

Rodney King’s Burial Ground Selected: Forest Lawn Cemetery In Hollywood Hills (EXCLUSIVE)

Dylan Howard | June 25, 2012 - 9:30 am

Relatives of Rodney King will bury the oft-troubled man at Forest Lawn cemetery in the Hollywood Hills on June 30 funeral, Celebuzz has exclusively learned.

The funeral will be at the Hall of Liberty at 2 p.m. this Saturday, the same auditorium used for the private funeral of superstar Michael Jackson before the… More »

Rodney King Death: Friends Question Fiancee’s Drowning Report

| June 18, 2012 - 10:54 am

As police prepare to open an investigation into the death of Rodney King, TMZ is reporting that two close friends of the 47-year-old counterculture icon are questioning the specific details, provided by King’s fiancee Cynthia Kelley, of what took place early Sunday morning.

According to the report, two unidentified friends spoke to detectives… More »

Rodney King Dead at 47

Gabrielle Chung | June 17, 2012 - 8:27 am

Rodney King, a key figure in the Los Angeles riots, has passed away at 47.

According to the Rialto Police Department press release obtained by Celebuzz, King’s fiancée, Cynthia Kelly, found his unconscious body at the bottom of their pool and called the police at 5:25 a.m.

Officers at the scene pulled an… More »