Celebrity Deaths

Morley Safer: Dead at 84

Posted Thursday May 19, 2016 12:46 PM GMT

He’s a longtime fixture of the broadcast news industry and sadly Morley Safer died earlier today (May 19) in New York City.

The “60 Minutes” alum began working for CBS News back in 1964 and had announced his retirement just last week.

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Lena Dunham Mourns The Death Of Nick Lashaway

Posted Thursday May 12, 2016 9:03 AM GMT

Lena Dunham has paid tribute to a former 'Girls' castmate, who died in a car accident on Monday (May 9).

The actress/writer confirmed the sad news actor Nick Lashaway had passed in a post on her Instagram account on Wednesday (May 11).

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Prince Agreed To See Addiction Specialist Prior to Death

Posted Wednesday May 4, 2016 11:40 AM GMT

As more details emerge about the tragic demise of Prince , his reps have told press that he was seeking help for substance addiction right up until he died.

Attorney William Mauzy, a lawyer for addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfield, told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that his client agreed to see the “Raspberry Beret” singer because he “was dealing with a grave medical emergency.”

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Tupac Shakur’s Mother Afeni Shakur Davis Has Died

Posted Tuesday May 3, 2016 8:47 AM GMT

It’s been almost twenty years since her son Tupac Shakur died from gunshot wounds and now Afeni Shakur Davis has passed away at the age of 69.

According to reports, Ms. Davis suffered cardiac arrest at her home in Sausalito, California and was rushed to the hospital around 9:30pm on Monday night (May 2).

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Police Obtain Search Warrant for Prince’s Paisley Park Abode

Posted Thursday April 28, 2016 1:26 PM GMT

Continuing the investigation into the untimely death of pop star Prince , Carver County police have secured a search warrant that will allow them access to his Minnesota home.

According to the documents, the cops will keep the contents of the warrant confidential to avoid “premature disclosure of the details provided in the search warrant and its accompanying documents as they may compromise this law enforcement investigation by causing the search or related searches to be unsuccessful."

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Prince Possessed Prescription Painkillers at Death

Posted Thursday April 28, 2016 11:03 AM GMT

Further details are now emerging about the tragic demise of Prince , including the fact that he had an undisclosed amount of prescription painkillers on his person when he died.

Per a sheriff’s statement, the “Let’s Go Crazy” crooner’s death investigation will now come under the authority of the Drug Enforcement Administration to determine the origin of his medication and which prescriptions he had been issued.

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Prince’s Family Tries to Sort Out Estate

Posted Tuesday April 26, 2016 2:07 PM GMT

Given his massive success and ample wealth, it’s hard to believe that the late great Prince never drew up a will to divide up his assets after his death.

The “Purple Rain” singer’s sister Tyka Nelson filed legal documents this week claiming that her brother’s affairs were not in order and hence she would begin attempting to put things right.

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'Me & Mrs. Jones' Singer Billy Paul Dead at 80

Posted Monday April 25, 2016 8:25 AM GMT

Soul man Billy Paul has died, aged 80.

The Me & Mrs. Jones singer passed away on Sunday (April 24), according to a message posted on his website.

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