This weekend’s untimely death of actor Paul Walker at the age of 40 is such a tragedy and I certainly wish his family (especially his 15-year-old daughter, Meadow), friends and colleagues my sincere condolences. But as I was reading various news articles about Walker and the car crash that killed him, something stuck out to me — Walker is also survived by his girlfriend (and rumored fiancee) of seven years, Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell, age 23. Here, lemme do the math for you. Walker and Pilchard-Gosnell began dating when he was 33 and she was only 16. Say what? Keep reading »
Sad news: Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on “Glee,” was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday. The 31-year-old actor was seen on the hotel’s surveillance tapes inviting several people into his room on Friday night, going out with them, and then later returning to his hotel room alone. Hotel staff discovered his body after he failed to check out on time. Monteith’s cause of death hasn’t been determined yet, but police have ruled out foul play.
Monteith had a long history of drug use. In a 2011 interview with Parade magazine, Monteith admitted that he’d used drugs on and off since he was 13. Monteith check himself into a drug rehab facility this past March. Keep reading »
This weekend, the music industry lost an incomparable talent with the death of singer Whitney Houston, at the much-too-young age of 48. Here’s a look back at her career and life in pictures.