Posts tagged "rip"

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek‘s Beloved Captain Spock, Has Died at 83

Long before Zachary Quinto's eyebrows were getting Chris Pine out of intergalactic jams, the Vulcan who won over the hearts of a universe was actor Leonard Nimoy, "Star Trek"'s  original Captain Spock, was charming audiences everywhere with his resolute pragmatism aboard the Starship Enterprise. The 83-year old actor passed away at home in Beverly Hills on Friday…

By: Beejoli Shah / February 27, 2015

How Joan Rivers Should Be Laid To Rest, According To Joan Rivers

"When I die (and yes, Melissa, that day will come; and yes, Melissa, everything's in your name), I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action … I want Craft services, I want paparazzi and I want publicists making a scene! I want it to be Hollywood all the way.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2014

RIP: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away At Age 81

Apologies to our readers for The Frisky being down and/or not updated over the last 24 hours. We're working to stabilize our servers. Legendary female comic Joan Rivers passed away today at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa said in a statement. Rivers' death comes after she was put in a medically induced coma…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2014

Breaking News: Actor Robin Williams Dead In Apparent Suicide

Absolutley heartbreaking news to report this evening: actor Robin Williams, 63, was found dead this morning at his home in Marin County, California. The reported cause of death is axphyxia, and police are treating it as a suicide. Williams had struggled with depression and drug addiction off and on for years. His publicist Mara Buxbaum…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 11, 2014

Peaches Geldof Dead At 25

Peaches Geldof, a writer, model and designer who is the daughter of musician Bob Geldof, has died at 25, the BBC is reporting. A London-based "It Girl," Peaches —whose full name was Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof — most recently wrote for Nylon magazine and penned a column for Elle as a teenager. She is the daughter…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 7, 2014

Designer L’Wren Scott Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, known for her gorgeous red carpet dresses, was found dead today in her New York City apartment, hanged in an apparent suicide. The 47-year-old designer was discovered by her assistant this morning. Police did not suspect foul play, a source said, but the Medical Examiner’s Office will still ultimately determine a cause…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2014

RIP: Harold Ramis, 69, Has Died

Harold Ramis, the comedic genius behind "Candyshack" and "Groundhog Day," not to mention one of the stars of "Ghostbusters," has passed away at age 69. [Celeb Dirty Laundry] The full list of presenters at this year's Oscars -- airing live this Sunday night! -- have been released and Brangelina, Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon Levitt…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 24, 2014

Paul Walker, “Fast And The Furious” Star, Confirmed Dead In Car Crash At Age 40

TMZ is reporting that "Fast and the Furious" star Paul Walker, 40, died in a car accident in Santa Clarita, California, earlier today. Multiple sources have told TMZ that Walker and a companion were driving in a Porsche together, when the driver lost control and hit a tree or light post, and the car burst into…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2013

RIP Margaret Pellegrini, One Of The Last Living Munchkins From “The Wizard Of Oz”

Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last living munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz," passed away yesterday in her Phoenix home at the age of 89. You might remember her as one of the "sleepy head" munchkins -- the one who wore a flower pot on her head. In the video clip above, she talks about…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 8, 2013

RIP: Amazing YouTube Beauty Vlogger Talia Joy Castellano Has Passed Away

We are so sad to share the news that 13-year-old beauty blogger Talia Joy Castellano passed away on Tuesday, after a long battle with neuroblastoma. Talia gained hundreds of thousands of YouTube followers with her cheeky, adorable and totally on-point makeup tutorials. She developed her own fashion line, and even appeared on "The Ellen Show," where…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 16, 2013

James Gandolfini’s Last Meal

James Gandolfini's autopsy was conducted today in Italy, and though no official word has been given, a hospital source tells Reuters it confirmed the actor's cause of death was a heart attack. An Italian official gives the same confirmation to CNN. Doctors will make the official announcement later today, after the US Embassy and Gandolfini'…

By: Newser / June 22, 2013

Diner From “The Sopranos” Finale Will Always Have A Table For James Gandolfini

The world was shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of James Gandolfini yesterday. Holstens, a New Jersey ice cream shop which served as the backdrop for the iconic final diner scene of "The Sopranos," quickly filled with fans who wanted to experience a piece of Gandolfini's entertainment legacy. As a tribute to the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 20, 2013

TV Psychologist Joyce Brothers Dead At 85

Popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality Joyce Brothers has died. She was 85. Longtime publicist Sanford Brokaw says Brothers died today in New York City. She was a pioneer of the television advice show. Read more on Newser…

By: Newser / May 14, 2013

RIP “Dear Abby”

Pauline Phillips, best known to the world as the advice columnist "Dear Abby," passed away this week at the age of 94. In her honor, here's a column where she gives very sound advice to a woman who doesn't know whether to marry the safe guy or the one who gives her "the creeps." "Don't…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 18, 2013

RIP: Neil Armstrong, First Man To Walk On The Moon, Dead At 82

Sad news to report this afternoon: Neil Armstrong, the astronaut who was the first man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82, confirms NBC. Armstrong had heart surgery just two weeks ago and celebrated his birthday only days ago. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon o…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 25, 2012

Anna Piaggi, Italian Fashion Editor And Style Innovator, Dies At 81

Today is a sad day in fashion as we mourn the loss of Anna Piaggi, 81, the celebrated Italian fashion journalist and glamorously eccentric sartorial icon best recognized for her visionary double-page spreads of image and text in Vogue Italia. Piaggi emerged on the style scene in the 1960s as editor of Ariadne, Italy's inaugural…

By: Rachel Krause / August 7, 2012

Rest In Peace, Vidal Sassoon: A Tribute

We've lost two great visionaries this week: writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak passed away on Tuesday at 83, and just yesterday we received the news that Vidal Sassoon, 84, died peacefully in his Los Angeles home due to natural causes stemming from his enduring leukemia. He eclipsed a troubling childhood in Britain, placed by hi…

By: Rachel Krause / May 10, 2012

Maurice Sendak Didn’t Mind If You Ate His Drawings

“Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this one I lingered over. I sent him a card and I drew a picture of a Wild Thing on it. I wrote, 'Dear Jim:…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 8, 2012

In Memoriam: Meow, The 39-Pound Cat, Has Died

We knew you for such a short time, but though our moments were fleeting, you made a big impression on us. You cuddled with Anderson Cooper. You befuddled "The Today Show" and you ambled into our hearts -- Meow, we will never forget you.  You lived large, and your spirit will continue to shine a…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 7, 2012

RIP: Adam Yauch Of The Beastie Boys

We were heartbroken to hear of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's passing today, after a protracted battle with throat cancer. Yauch, who also went by MCA (and Nathanial Hornblower) was an integral part of the Beasties from their beginnings as an early '80s hardcore band through their most recent release, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. The…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 4, 2012
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