Celebrity Deaths

Francesco Quinn Dies

Posted by Rebecca on August 8th, 2011

Photo: INFdaily.com Francesco Quinn, the 48 year old son of the late actor Anthony Quinn, died of a heart attack while jogging near his Malibu, California home, reports OMG. Paramedics took Quinn to the hospital, but they were unable to revive him. Francesco Quinn followed his father, two-time Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, into acting. He […]

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Her Family Says Amy Winehouse Died From Lack Of Alcohol

Posted by Katie F. on July 28th, 2011

Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch, outside her London home Photo: INFdaily.com It was well known that Amy Winehouse struggled with an addiction to drugs and alcohol, but her family now fears that fighting the battle with substance abuse is what caused her death last Saturday. Doctors had apparently advised Winehouse to gradually cut back on her heavy drinking […]

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Amy Winehouse Cremated After Memorial Service

Posted by Katie F. on July 26th, 2011

 A shrine created for Amy Winehouse near her home in London Photo: INFdaily.com Amy Winehouse’s family, close friends, and band mates gathered Tuesday for the singer’s funeral. The hour-long service took place in a synagogue in Edgware, North London and was attended by about 150 people. It was partially in Hebrew because of Amy’s Jewish heritage. Her […]

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Lengthy Investigation Into Cause Of Amy Winehouse’s Death Begins

Posted by Katie F. on July 25th, 2011

Photo: INFdaily.com The inquest into Amy Winehouse’s death has been opened and adjourned until October 26. Sharon Duff, a coroner in London, made the announcement Monday. Earlier in the day, Winehouse’s parents identified her body and were then allowed to make arrangements for the funeral. The funeral will be held on Tuesday and will be […]

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Amy Winehouse Found Dead At Age 27

Posted by Katie F. on July 25th, 2011

Photo: INFdaily.com Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment early Saturday. She was only 27 years old. Police confirmed that the singer was pronounced dead at her home in Camden Square but that the cause of death was not immediately known. Some sources are reporting that police are “operating under the suspicion” that […]

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Cause of Nate Dogg’s Death Solved?

Posted by Rebecca on March 17th, 2011

Some answers in the boggling and tragic Nate Dogg death… Photo:INFDaily.com Granted, I know this isn’t Nate Dogg, but I couldn’t find a picture of him on the new picture site that we now use. Still, I hope this ridiculous picture of Snoop Dogg will suffice (last names are the same!). But, I digress.  According […]

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Rapper Nate Dogg Passes Away Aged 41

Posted by PZ on March 16th, 2011

American rapper Nate Dogg (real name Nathaniel D. Hale) has passed away aged 41. The rapper, who died yesterday, had suffered several strokes in the past, and although it was unclear at first the cause of his death, his lawyer has since stated that he died as a result of “stroke complications”. Nate has been […]

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I guess we always thought Tony Danza was crazy; now we know for sure.

Posted by Rebecca on November 17th, 2010

Tony Danza was super tense at the ceremony memorializing writer Philip Carlo. In the middle of some serious eulogizing, a  Danza allegedly went CRAY CRAY  on the priest at the Peter C. La Bella Funeral Home in Brooklyn, New York.

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Sad Days: Tom Bosley dead at 83.

Posted by Christine on October 19th, 2010

Sad news from the land of lights, Tom Bosley, who most famously played Howard Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days, died today at the age of 83.  He reportedly died at his home in Palm Springs from a staph infection that he contracted on October 1.

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Rest in Peace: Comedian Greg Giraldo dead at the age of 44.

Posted by Christine on September 29th, 2010

  Sad news from the land of comedians, Greg Giraldo, 44, died today at a hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.  Giraldo was hospitalized five days ago from an accidental overdose of prescription pills, according to published reports.  Giraldo regularly appeared on roasts on Comedy Central and was recently a judge on Last Comic Standing.  Our […]

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Glenn Shadix Is Dead

Posted by Moxie on September 7th, 2010

Nooooooooooo! This is terribly sad: Glenn Shadix, the delightfully smarmy character actor known for his work with Tim Burton, has died at 58 after a fall in his home. He had been suffering from mobility problems in recent years, and his sister believes that he fell from his wheelchair and injured himself. Shadix is best […]

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Heidi Montag’s Surgeon Killed

Posted by Moxie on August 17th, 2010

Dr. Frank Ryan, a celebrity plastic surgeon whose patients included Heidi Montag, Janice Dickinson, Adrianne Curry, and others, has died after driving his car off a cliff. Ryan, 50, had spent an afternoon on the beach with his dog, tweeting shortly before the accident: “After 25 years of driving by, I finally hiked to the […]

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Goodbye, Dahling

Posted by Moxie on August 16th, 2010

Actress and Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor has reportedly left the hospital in order to live out her remaining days at her home in Beverly Hills. Gabor, 93, had been in the hospital since July 17, recovering from a broken hip caused by falling out of bed. The hip was replaced, but she faced a […]

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Brittany Murphy’s Husband Was A Copycat

Posted by Moxie on July 21st, 2010

The Los Angeles County Coroner released its report on Simon Monjack, the deceased husband of the deceased Brittany Murphy. The report indicates that Monjack died of pneumonia and anemia, which is what Brittany died of five months previously. The coroner also found traces of prescription medication in Monjack’s blood, although not enough to have contributed […]

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Jimmy Dean Dead At 81

Posted by Moxie on June 14th, 2010

Legendary country singer/sausage hawker Jimmy Dean has died at the age of 81. Dean died at his home in Virginia, where he and his wife had recently moved back in after extensive renovations following a fire. Dean was famous for his song “Big Bad John,” as well as his folksy persona and Southern charm.  Although […]

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Arnold Jackson’s Troublemaking Less Adorable At 42 And Dead

Posted by Moxie on June 7th, 2010

Who would have though Gary Coleman would ever be relevant in this century? But it does always seem like the most obscure people were involved in the most convoluted circumstances, although things haven’t nearly reached Anna Nicole Smith-proportions. The brouhaha following Coleman’s death continues, though, as his ex-wife/widow is now claiming that the couple was […]

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Rue McClanahan Has Died At 76

Posted by Moxie on June 3rd, 2010

Sad news, my friends: Rue McClanahan has died at the age of 76 of a massive stroke, her second after suffering a first, minor stroke earlier this month following bypass surgery. Her family was with her at the time of her death and says that she died peacefully. McClanahan married actor Morrow Wilson in 1997 […]

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Live Celebrities You Thought Were Dead Are The New Dead Celebrities

Posted by Moxie on April 9th, 2010

Not that these are celebrities anyone cares about. Although I guess that’s not technically true, considering that someone wrote an article about them…which I am linking to thusly: 5 Celebs You Thought Were Dead But Aren’t. I’d just list ’em, but there’s a stroppy warning on the site about re-using material and I’d hate to […]

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Alexander McQueen Sales Up 1400 Percent

Posted by Alyssa on February 19th, 2010

Since the recent tragedy surrounding London’s design guru, AlexanderMcQueen, sales for the label have increased to 1400%. This is incredible due to the fact that in 2007, McQueen broke even and barely made any profit in 2008. Sadly, because of the recession, last year,  it lost money. It’s horrible to think that people start to […]

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Alexander McQueen Suicide

Posted by Alyssa on February 11th, 2010

February 10, Alexander McQueen was found dead, an apparent suicide in his London flat. While details are still quite vague, it has been confirmed by McQueen’s office that he has indeed commited suicide and was found hanged, Thursday morning as ambulances screeched onto the scene. McQueen was very close to his mother, Joyce, and there […]

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L.A. County Coroner rules on Brittany Murphy and Casey Johnson’s death respectively

Posted by Christine on February 4th, 2010

Busy day today for the Los Angeles County Coroner who ruled on the cause of death for both Brittany Murphy and Casey Johnson. First, Brittany Murphy.  The coroner said that Murphy, 32, died from multiple drug intoxication, pnuemonia, and iron deficiency anemia.  He said it was accidental.  The Clueless star was found unresponsive in her […]

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John Travolta: Scientology Helped Me Through My Son’s Death

Posted by PZ on January 30th, 2010

John Travolta walked the red carpet on Thursday for his new film From Paris With Love with his wife Kelly Preston. He spoke candidly about his son, Jett Travolta’s tragic death  to the press, citing “his faith” – which is Scientology – as being a huge help in getting his family and himself through this […]

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Eminem Rumored Dead

Posted by Alyssa on January 10th, 2010

Marshall Mathers, aka rap star, Eminem, is rumored to have died in a car crash while talking on his cellphone. Nothing has been confirmed and it appears that Twitter is where the rumor originated. Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but this isn’t Eminem’s first death rumor. I guess these days, you’re not really famous […]

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Miley Cyrus Tour Bus Overturns, Driver Killed; Teen Star Not On Board

Posted by Regina on November 20th, 2009

A tour bus driver for the Miley Cyrus concert tour was killed this morning in a highway accident in southern Virginia, police said. See video on jump. UPDATE: MILEY RELEASES STATEMENT ON JUMP

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