Celebrity Deaths

Award-Winning Director Mike Nichols Passes Away

Posted Thursday November 20, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

Award-winning director Mike Nichols died Wednesday night (November 20) according to ABC News’ president, James Goldston.

The 83-year-old was one of only 12 EGOT holders, winning four Emmys, one Grammy, one Oscar and nine Tony awards. He is best known for directing “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” and “The Graduate.”

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MTV “Challenge” Star Diem Brown Dies at 32

Posted Friday November 14, 2014 1:00 PM GMT

She was a fierce competitor and a beautiful and brilliant woman, and sadly Diem Brown passed away on Friday (November 14) after losing her battle with cancer.

The 32-year-old MTV “Challenge” star had beaten the disease twice before (2006 and 2012) but it seems her third go-round proved to be simply too much for her to overcome.

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Robin Williams Leaves $50 Million to Children and Wife

Posted Wednesday November 12, 2014 7:03 PM GMT

In August, Robin Williams shocked the world when he committed suicide, and now there’s new information about his estate.

The “Good Will Hunting” star was worth around $50 million at the time of his death, and his fortune will be divided among his three children Cody (22), Zelda (25) and Zachary (31).

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Sugar Hill Gang Rapper Big Bank Hank Has Died

Posted Tuesday November 11, 2014 11:48 AM GMT

He was one of the early hip hop pioneers and sadly Big Bank Hank lost his battle with cancer at 57 years of age.

The Sugar Hill Gang star, whose real name was Henry Jackson, paved the way for guys like Kanye West, Jay Z, Eminem and the Beastie Boys, along with his band maates Wonder Mike and Master Gee.

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Joan Rivers’ Death Linked To Too Much Propofol During Surgery

Posted Tuesday November 11, 2014 8:19 AM GMT

Details continue to surface regarding the circumstances surrounding Joan Rivers' demise, and the latest reports confirm that her surgeons used an inappropriate amount of propofol to put her under for her upper endoscopy.

Per a GossipCenter source, the 81-year-old was undergoing the procedure when her personal doctor Gwen Korovin also performed a laryngoscopy even though she lacked the credentials to operate at the Yorkville Endoscopy Center.

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Melissa Rivers Preparing Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit in Death of Joan Rivers

Posted Wednesday October 29, 2014 2:03 PM GMT

Following the Medical Examiner’s report that Joan Rivers died of surgical complications, her daughter Melissa Rivers has declared she’s filing a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Rivers has retained New York law firm Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz to handle the investigation and subsequent suits against both the clinic and the individual doctors.

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“The Road to Furious 7” Retrospective Features Paul Walker

Posted Monday October 27, 2014 8:13 PM GMT

He passed away before “Furious 7” was completed, but Paul Walker lives on in the new “Road to Furious 7” compilation.

Ahead of the teaser trailer’s arrival, Universal has put together a retrospective of the first six films and it’s nothing short of exhilarating.

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Stars Remember The Late Great Oscar de la Renta

Posted Tuesday October 21, 2014 7:19 AM GMT

Over his 82 years on this earth, Oscar de la Renta made quite a name for himself with everyday consumers as well as celebrity clients.

And after his death last night (October 20) a host of famous friends took to social media to express their feelings of loss as well as some happy memories.

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