Deaths

Jodie Sweetin Gushes Over Working With Late 'Grandma' Doris Roberts

4/19/2016 11:24am EDT
'DWTS' Contestant Jodie Sweetin Recalls Doris Roberts' 'Full Hou
Dancing With the Stars contestant, Jodie Sweetin, joined a growing list of celebrities who recall working with the late Doris Roberts, who passed away recently at 90. The child actor worked with Roberts on a single episode of Full House and remembered her nurturing persona.

Sweetin, 34, spoke with People magazine about Roberts after news broke of her death on Sunday. Roberts' son, Michael Cannata, confirmed her death, saying she passed away from natural causes while asleep at her California home.

Twenty-seven years later, Jodie has nothing but fond memories of the veteran actress, who a...
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Dallas TV Food Reporter Killed By Son

4/9/2016 4:35pm EDT
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Stacy Fawcett, a popular Dallas TV food reporter, was stabbed to death allegedly by her 19-year-old son.

Dallas Morning News reports that 45-year-old Fawcett and her 17-year-old son, Josiah Utu, both suffered fatal stab wounds on Friday. It's believed that her eldest son, McCann Utu, Jr., attacked the two before stabbing himself.

Following the incident, a male suspect contacted police after confessing to a 911 operator that he had committed murder. Officers responded to a home in Plano, Texas. When authorities went inside the residence, they “discovered a deceased adult male and adult fem...
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Hopefully This Can Give Closure To The Victims Of The Deceased

4/6/2016 8:27am EDT
The Court Gives A Final Ruling On The Paul Walker-Porsche Lawsui
It's been more than two years since the untimely deaths of Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas behind the wheel of a Porsche, and we've finally reached a conclusion in the case that Rodas' wife levied against Porsche in the accident.

All verdicts have come back in favor of Porsche, absolving the company from the deaths of the actor and his friend. The court ruled that the company was NOT negligent nor liable in the matters of the accident, despite Kristine Rodas' claim that the car contained faulty equipment at the time of the crash.

Similarly, the court found that Rodas' claim t...
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Iman Loses Second Loved One To Cancer

4/2/2016 12:26am EDT
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David Bowie's wife, Iman, has lost another loved one to cancer. Us Weekly reports that just two months after the death of her husband, Iman's mother, Marian Abdulmajid, passed away.

The 60-year-old model tweeted about her mother's death on Friday with a family photo. Also in the image was Iman with David Bowie on their wedding day.

"Saddened by the death of my mom Maryan Baadi," Iman wrote. "May Allah grant her the highest jennah #ripmaryanbadi."

Entertainment Tonight reports that Baadi died following an 18-month battle with cancer. On January 10, Bowie died from cancer.

Saddened by t...
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'The White Shadow' Star Ken Howard Dies

3/26/2016 12:01pm EDT
Actor Ken Howard Dies At 71
Actor and SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard passed away on Wednesday at the age of 71. The cause of his death has not yet been released, and he is survived by his third wife, Linda Fetters.

A California native, Howard won a Tony Award in 1970 before making his movie into films and television. In 1978, he landed the starring role in the CBS drama The White Shadow, playing Ken Reeves, a former NBA player who becomes the head basketball coach at a predominantly African-American and Hispanic high school. The series lasted for three seasons until 1981.

More recently TV buffs will recognize Howard...
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RIP Garry Shandling

3/26/2016 10:52am EDT
Comedian Garry Shandling Dies At 66
Award-winning comedian Garry Shandling passed away on Thursday at the age of 66. Per Variety, the Los Angeles Police Department was called to Shandling's house for a "medical emergency" and he later died at a Los Angeles-area hospital.

Shandling was best known for his two TV sitcoms: Showtime's It's Garry Shandling's Show, which aired from 1986 to 1990, and HBO's The Larry Sanders Show, which ran from 1992 to 1998. Here's a clip from the latter with Shandling and co-star Jeffrey Tambor from the 2010 DVD release of the series:

Over Shandling's career he earned 19 Emmy Award nominations, ...
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Did Olivia Newton-John's Ex-Lover Really Fake His Own Death?

3/23/2016 10:16pm EDT
Olivia Newton-John and Patrick McDermott
A shocking report says that Olivia Newton-John's missing ex-boyfriend of nine years who reportedly drowned over a decade ago has been found alive -- and with another lover. Did Patrick McDermott fake his death, and if so, why did he bail on Olivia without a trace?

According to Woman's Day report, Olivia Newton-John dated the cameraman on-and-off for 10 years since the '90s. Then, on June 30, 2005, during a fishing excursion off the coast of San Pedro, California, Newton-John's boyfriend disappeared.

Ironically, he was not reported to police as missing until July 6. Additionally, there w...
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Rory Feek's Latest Blog Post

3/14/2016 10:15am EDT
Rory Feek Opens Up After Laying Wife, Joey Feek, To Rest
Rory Feek has shared another blog post, the first once since laying his wife, Joey Feek, to rest. According to Us Weekly, the country singer shared an emotional post days after burying Joey, who died after a brave battle with cervical cancer. He also shared several photos from the funeral and the burial.

"On Tuesday we laid my beautiful wife to rest. In a grove of sassafras trees behind our farmhouse, with friends and family gathered around, we said goodbye to the greatest person I have ever known," Rory wrote on his blog, This Life I Live. As his many fans know, he has an incredible way w...
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RIP Keith Emerson

3/12/2016 9:42am EST
Keyboardist Keith Emerson, 71, Dies From Possible Suicide
Emerson, Lake and Palmer co-founder Keith Emerson was found dead by his girlfriend at their home in Santa Monica, Calif., on Thursday, and police believe it may have been a suicide. The keyboardist suffered a single gunshot wound to the head, according to TMZ. An official cause of death has not yet been released.

Emerson, 71, was battling depression and a degenerative nerve issue in his right hand, making it difficult for him to play the keyboard, according to insiders. He was scheduled to tour Japan next week.

The band announced his death on Friday, writing on their Facebook page: "We re...
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Nick Gordon's Attorneys Release Lengthy Statement

3/8/2016 12:42pm EST
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Some new developments in the Bobbi Kristina Brown are surfacing. Attorneys for Nick Gordon released a statement to People magazine that he “tried to save” Bobbi Kristina.

As previously reported, a medical examiner determined Brown died of pneumonia due to water immersion and drug toxicity, but was unable to conclude whether her death was accidental.

The Browns believe Gordon had a hand in Bobbi Kristina's tragedy and are in the midst of a wrongful death lawsuit against him that's still pending. Gordon's legal team believe the autopsy findings justify his innocence.

Gordon's attorneys, Jo...
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