Posts tagged "grieving"

It’s Time To Cry: This Grieving Grandpa’s Family Surprised Him With A Puppy

This grandfather lost his wife of 63 years and his beloved dog within a span of 4 months. To remind him that he isn't alone and provide him with a new friend to go through life with, his family surprised him with a puppy. His bittersweet reaction is a total tearjerker. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Claire Hannum / August 12, 2014

Michelle Williams Asks For Peace And Privacy

A couple days ago I wrote a post about my shameful fascination with Michelle Williams in the aftermath of Heath Ledger's death. After remaining mum while weathering the non-stop harassment of paparazzi, she has issued a statement through her publicist, saying: "Please respect our need to grieve privately. My heart is broken. I am the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 1, 2008

Heath Ledger: Our Fascination With Celebrity Grief

I can't decide who I'm more disgusted by: the paparazzi who camped out in front of Michelle Williams' Brooklyn home and snapped a photo of her with baby Matilda, the gossip websites who bought and posted both the pictures and the video (Us Weekly and TMZ, we're talking about you), or myself, for actually giving…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 24, 2008