Celebrity Deaths

College Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Has Died

Posted Tuesday June 28, 2016 9:19 AM GMT

She created a lasting legacy with the women’s basketball team at the University of Tennessee, and sadly coach Pat Summit passed away on Tuesday (June 28) at the age of 64.


Prince Protégé Judith Hill Talks Legendary Singer’s Emergency Plane Landing

Posted Wednesday June 22, 2016 10:53 AM GMT

She was on Prince's plane when it suddenly touched down on April 15th so the late musician could receive emergency medical attention, and now Judith Hill has broken her silence about the ordeal.

In a new interview with the New York Times, the longtime friend/fellow musician explained that she was having dinner with the “Purple Rain” singer when he fell unconscious- "We knew it was only a matter of time; we had to get down. We didn't have anything on the plane to help him."


Anton Yelchin’s Death: It Happened Quickly

Posted Tuesday June 21, 2016 1:45 PM GMT

As Tinseltown is still reeling from the tragic death of Anton Yelchin, authorities have now released information regarding the circumstances of his demise.

According to investigators, the “Star Trek” star was killed when his Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled back down his driveway and pinned him against his security gate.


“ALF” Actor Michu Meszaros Dies at 76

Posted Tuesday June 14, 2016 8:00 AM GMT

He may have been small in stature, but Michu Meszaros was a huge star back in the 1980s as the man who played the lead character on the hit series “ALF.”

Earlier today (June 13), the 2ft 9in actor died after being found unconscious in his home last week. His manager Dennis Varga rushed him to the hospital and he remained in a coma until his death.


Selena Gomez: Heartbroken Over Christina Grimmie Murder

Posted Monday June 13, 2016 10:23 AM GMT

On Saturday (June 11) Christina Grimmie died after being fatally shot during an autograph signing session, and that evening Selena Gomez honored her at her Miami concert.


Hockey Great Gordie Howe Passes at Age 88

Posted Friday June 10, 2016 11:22 AM GMT

Canadian ice hockey legend Gordie Howe has died aged 88.

Howe, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, passed away on Friday (June 10) after a long battle dementia, officials at his old ice hockey team the Detroit Red Wings confirmed.


Will Smith Will Be A Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

Posted Tuesday June 7, 2016 10:25 AM GMT

Will Smith will join boxer Lennox Lewis and family members among the pallbearers at Muhammad Ali's funeral on Friday (June 10).

The actor, who earned his first Oscar nomination for portraying the sports legend in director Michael Mann's 2001 movie Ali, will be one of the eight people chosen to carry the late boxer and activist's coffin into the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky, ahead of the service, which will feature eulogies from Billy Crystal and former president Bill Clinton.


Prince’s Cause of Death: Opioid Overdose

Posted Thursday June 2, 2016 1:16 PM GMT

Like so many famous rock stars before him, Prince was unable to control his addiction to prescription drugs, and it finally cost him his life.

Earlier today (June 2), federal authorities announced that the late “Raspberry Beret” singer overdosed on Percocet on April 21st, just before he was supposed to meet with an addiction specialist.