James Avery Passes Away

Posted Thursday January 2, 2014 2:00 AM GMT

2013 was a rough year for deaths in Tinseltown, and it turns out that James Avery was the last celebrity to die before the New Year.

According to a TMZ report, the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” star passed away in his Los Angeles hospital room on New Year’s Eve (December 31) at 65 years of age.

An insider shared that Avery had undergone surgery for an undisclosed ailment and his recovery went south last night.

James’ wife Barbara was reportedly by his side all day, and when she left for a short break he passed. When she returned to his room, she was met with the tragic news.

Stay linked to the GossipCenter for more details on James Avery’s death.

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