Celebrity Deaths

Ben E. King: Dead at 76

Posted Friday May 1, 2015 11:47 AM GMT

Back in 1961 he ruled the airwaves with his legendary hit “Stand By Me” and sadly Ben E. King passed away on Thursday (April 30).

The 76-year-old crooner began his career as a member of The Drifters and scored success with songs like “Save the Last Dance For Me,” “This Magic Moment” and “There Goes My Baby.”

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Singer Percy Sledge Has Died

Posted Tuesday April 14, 2015 12:40 PM GMT

He won the hearts of music fans everywhere with his massive hit “When a Man Loves a Woman” and sadly Percy Sledge passed away on Tuesday morning (April 14).

The 73-year-old R&B singer’s agent Steve Green confirmed that Sledge succumbed to his long battle with cancer and died at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Juliette Lewis Posts Touching Tribute to Deceased Father Geoffrey Lewis

Posted Wednesday April 8, 2015 3:59 PM GMT

It’s never easy to lose a loved one, and Juliette Lewis is mourning the death of her dad Geoffrey Lewis with a heartbreaking poem via Instagram.

The “Secrets and Lies” actress wrote, “My dad. My dad my dad my dad my dad. My love my dad. My dad. My hero. My dad. My dad my love my loving father. My strength my might. My friend. My hugs. My laughter. My love. My dad. Oh my heart. My heart. He loved us so. He loved us so. So so much. I am forever my father's daughter and he will never been gone.”

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Taylor Swift’s Four-Year-Old Superfan Passes Away

Posted Monday March 16, 2015 3:59 PM GMT

She made the last moments of Jalene Salinas' life extra special and over the weekend Taylor Swift learned that her four-year-old friend had died.

Two weeks ago, the “Blank Space” songstress granted Miss Salinas’ final bucket list wish by calling her via FaceTime and chatting for twenty minutes.

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“The Big Bang Theory” Pays Tribute to the Late Leonard Nimoy

Posted Saturday March 7, 2015 9:59 AM GMT

It’s one of the hottest shows on television and “The Big Bang Theory” honored “Star Trek” legend Leonard Nimoy on last night’s episode (March 5).

Given that Jim Parsons’ character Sheldon Cooper was a huge Nimoy fan, the producers actually invited Leonard to lend his voice for a dream sequence a few seasons ago. Following the experience, Nimoy told press, "I thoroughly enjoyed myself. [They're] a talented company and a smart show; they made me welcome."

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Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

Posted Friday February 27, 2015 2:41 PM GMT

“Star Trek” actor Leonard Nimoy, who was best known for his role as Spock in the iconic series, has died at the age of 83. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed to the New York Times that he passed away earlier today (Feb. 27) at his home in Bel Air.

According to his wife, the star’s death was due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. He was reportedly hospitalized earlier this week.

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“America’s Next Top Model” Contestant Mirjana Puhar Killed in Triple Homicide

Posted Wednesday February 25, 2015 3:30 PM GMT

Former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, Mirjana Puhar, has been killed in a triple homicide at her boyfriend’s home in Charlotte, NC.

The 19-year-old had reportedly just moved in with Jonathan Alvarado after dating for a few months. He and his roommate, Jusmar Gonzaga-Garcia, were also killed. According to reports, a friend of the couple found the bodies and called the police.

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“American Horror Story” Actor Ben Woolf Dead After Suffering Head Injury

Posted Tuesday February 24, 2015 9:43 AM GMT

“American Horror Story: Freak Show” actor Ben Woolf has passed away following a head injury that occurred last week.

The 34-year-old actor, who played Meep on the TV series, was hit in the head by the side-view mirror of a passing SUV on Thursday night (Feb. 19) as he was crossing the street in Hollywood. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he remained in intensive care before his condition was upgraded to stable on Friday (Feb. 20).

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