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Celine Dion's Late Husband Rene Angelil Laid To Rest Following National Memorial Service

1/23/2016 5:14pm EST
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Celine Dion laid husband Rene Angelil to rest on Friday following a public service at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

The singer's husband of 22 years passed away on January 14 at the age of 73 following a long battle with throat cancer; and on Thursday Dion, 47, greeted thousands who came to pay their respects during a public visitation, according to People.com.

On Friday thousands more lined the streets as Dion's family filled the same church where the couple wed in 1994 to say their final goodbye to the revered music producer, who received a national funeral. The natio...
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Celine Dion's Late Husband Planned Own Funeral

1/23/2016 12:54pm EST
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As Céline Dion grieves the loss of both her husband, René Angélil, and her brother Daniel, she is beginning to navigate life without the love of her life by her side.

The superstar, 47, is now preparing for a Canadian state funeral for Angélil in Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica, the grand church where they wed in 1994, and must say goodbye to the man she has loved since she was a teenager - while comforting their three children.

In this week's issue of People, friends say that Angélil's death came as a shock to the family. Though his health had been deteriorating - he relied on a feeding t...
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Lisa Rinna's Father Frank Has Died

1/22/2016 10:59am EST
Lisa Rinna's Father Dies: 'Heaven Got A Great Angel. I love you
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Star Lisa Rinna is in mourning, following the death of her father, Frank Rinna. "The World lost a Great Man today......Heaven got a great Angel. I love you Dad," was the message Lisa posted next to a photo of her parents she shared on Instagram.

The World lost a Great Man today......Heaven got a great Angel. I love you Dad. ❤️

A photo posted by Lisa Rinna (@lisarinna) on Jan 21, 2016 at 5:50pm PST

Fans of Lisa flocked to twitter to express their sorrow and love. “Thank you for all of your kind messages. My family and I so appreciate all of the love....
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Bobbi Kristina Brown 'Euthanized,' Spiritual Healer Claims

1/19/2016 3:15pm EST
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Bobbi Kristina Brown might have been “euthanized,” according to a spiritual healer.

According to a Radaronline report, “Doctor” Jollie Harris, III visited Bobbi Kristina during her final days in an Atlanta hospice facility. Harris tells the online entertainment site that he claims to know what really happened to the 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.

Harris calls Bobbi Kristina Brown's death a “mercenary killing!”

“In my opinion, she was euthanized,” he said. “No one should have to leave the earth the way ‘princess’ Bobbi Kristina left here. It was inhumane.”

Harri...
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Celine Dion Plans Husband's Funeral, She Won't Be Singing

1/19/2016 9:22am EST
Celine Dion Will Not Sing At Her Husband's Funeral
Celine Dion has denied reports that she plans on singing at her husband Rene Angelil's funeral.

Reports surfaced that the pop star would pay tribute to her loved one in song; however, her rep told TMZ that it never crossed her mind to perform. Dion is in too much pain to perform on such a somber day.

One or two of Dion's songs may be played in the background.

As per Angelil's wishes, the funeral will be held at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada, where the couple wed 21 years ago. Flags will fly at half staff and three television networks will broadcast the funeral.

The Canadia...
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Founding Member Of The Eagles Dead At 67

1/19/2016 7:20am EST
Glenn Frey, Founding Member Of The Eagles, Dead At The Age Of 67
Glenn Frey, a founding member of the rock band the Eagles, has died at the age of 67.

"Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia," stated a post on the band's official website.

"We are all in a state of shock, disbelief and profound sorrow," stated Frey's Eagles bandmate Don Henley, according to a story published by CNN.

Frey and Henley had a tumultuous personal and professional relationship over the past 45 years, but Henley remarked that meeting his longtime bandm...
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David Bowie's Son Shares Thank You Letter

1/18/2016 11:32am EST
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When David Bowie passed away on January 10, his son Duncan Jones was one of the first to confirm the news on his Twitter. Jones, who is a successful director in his own right, said he was going to be offline for a while, but he broke his silence over the weekend to share an emotional thank you letter written to his father by a palliative care doctor.

Jones retweeted a link from Marie Curie, in which U.K. palliative care consultant Dr. Mark Taubert wrote that Bowie's private approach to his health helped him ease a dying patient's fears.

"At the beginning of that week I had a discussion wi...
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Celine Dion Loses Older Brother Just Days After Husband's Passing

1/17/2016 11:40am EST
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Just days after the death of husband Rene Angelil, Celine Dion's older brother Daniel has succumbed to his own battle with cancer.

The singer, 47, one of 14 siblings, lost husband Angelil to throat cancer on Thursday; and her brother's own battle with brain, throat and tongue cancer was revealed just a day later.. Daniel passed away at the age of 59 on Saturday morning, news that Celine's publicist Francine Chaloult confirmed.

"It's very painful. It's a matter of days or hours," Celine's sister Claudette told the Journal of Montreal on Friday, adding that the cancer "looks a lot like [Ren...
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More Heartbreaking News For Celine Dion

1/16/2016 8:48am EST
More Heartbreak For Celine Dion: Her Brother, Daniel, Could Die
Celine Dion is just starting the grieving period for her husband Rene Angelil, who died on Thursday from throat cancer. Now she must gather her strength for her brother, Daniel, 59, who is battling cancer and has been given just a few days to live.

A representative for the singer told People that one of Dion's 13 siblings is suffering from brain, tongue and throat cancer and may not live through the week. His family is currently by his side in Montreal, Canada.

The source revealed: "It could be any day now. No one knows how long he has. Celine had heard that he might pass on Tuesday but h...
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'Ghostbusters' Actor David Margulies Dies After Long Illness

1/15/2016 10:13pm EST
 'Ghostbusters' Actor David Margulies Dead At 78, Sixth Celebrit
Ghostbusters actor David Margulies died at the age of 78 earlier this week, the sixth celebrity death in the first two weeks of 2016. According to Deadline, Margulies died in New York City on Monday, January 11 after a long illness. Margulies is survived by his partner, Lois Smith, a son from a previous marriage and a grandson.

Despite his illness, he had recently finished filming his role in Madoff, an ABC miniseries scheduled to air February 3.

In addition to his role as the Mayor of New York in the Ghostbusters films in 1984 and 1989, David was also well-known for his role as Tony Sopr...
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