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Simon Monjack — Brittany Murphy’s Husband — Found Dead

Only five months after the death of actress Brittany Murphy, her husband, British screenwriter Simon Monjack, 39, was found dead yesterday. The preliminary cause of death was natural causes, with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 24, 2010 - 11:10 am

R.I.P., Dixie Carter

Actress Dixie Carter passed away this weekend at the age of 70. Above, the oh-so-classic “The Night The Lights Went Down In Georgia” speech from Julia Sugarbaker, Carter’s character…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 12, 2010 - 11:40 am

Corey Haim Found Dead This Morning

If you were a preteen girl in the late ’80s, chances are you or someone you know had a bedroom full of Corey Haim posters on the wall. Back then,…

Wendy Atterberry | March 10, 2010 - 12:05 pm

Casey Johnson Found Dead At Age 30

Yesterday morning, embattled socialite and Johnson & Johnson heiress Casey Johnson was found dead in Los Angeles. TMZ reported her death last night. Johnson was engaged to Tila Tequila, who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2010 - 12:10 pm

RIP: Shiloh Pepin, “Mermaid Girl”

Heartbreaking news: Shiloh Pepin, the 10-year-old girl who was born with a rare condition commonly known as “mermaid syndrome,” passed away this weekend. I first learned about Shiloh by…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2009 - 12:40 pm

RIP: Patrick Swayze Has Passed Away

Very sad news. Patrick Swayze, best known for his performances in “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost,” has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer, his publicist confirms. He was 57. [ABC News]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2009 - 10:10 pm

RIP: Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein

Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM, one of Hollywood’s (and the country’s) most loved DJs, was found dead in his New York apartment yesterday. He was 36. Almost one year ago,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 29, 2009 - 10:40 am

RIP: Songwriter Ellie Greenwich

Sigh. The summer of death continues. In addition to the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy on Tuesday evening, writer Dominick Dunne died yesterday, as did songwriter Ellie Greenwich. Greenwich is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 27, 2009 - 11:00 am

Quick Pic: RIP Senator Edward Kennedy

Senator Edward Kennedy passed away yesterday evening at the age of 77, after a battle with brain cancer. [NY Times] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2009 - 12:10 pm

RIP: Alexis Cohen, aka Glitter Girl, From “American Idol”

Sad news. Alexis Cohen, 25, who got attention for her two auditions for “American Idol,” was hit by a car and killed in Seaside Heights, NJ. Cohen is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 26, 2009 - 7:44 pm

R.I.P.: Gidget The Taco Bell Chihuahua Enters Doggie Heaven

Tear. Gidget the Chihuahua, famous for her manly utterance, “Yo quiero, Taco Bell,” in the chain’s commercials (watch one after the jump), has died at the age of 15. “She…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 22, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Michael Jackson’s Death Eerily Reminds Us Of Elvis

As details emerge about exactly what happened to Michael Jackson, I can’t help but notice—doesn’t this sound an awful lot like Elvis? After the jump, a side-by-side comparison of the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 26, 2009 - 5:20 pm