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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]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2013 - 10:27 pm

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…

Ami Angelowicz | August 8, 2013 - 5:30 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | July 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm

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…

Newser | June 22, 2013 - 4:30 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 20, 2013 - 1:20 pm

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…

Newser | May 14, 2013 - 10:50 am

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…

Ami Angelowicz | January 18, 2013 - 12:20 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 25, 2012 - 3:40 pm

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…

Rachel Krause | August 7, 2012 - 12:20 pm

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…

Rachel Krause | May 10, 2012 - 1:20 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | May 8, 2012 - 1:20 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | May 7, 2012 - 12:40 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | May 4, 2012 - 1:02 pm

Dick Clark Dead At 82

Legendary radio and television host Dick Clark died from a massive heart attack this morning, TMZ reports exclusively.

He was 82 years old. Details surrounding his death are unclear, but Clark had…

TooFab | April 18, 2012 - 3:50 pm

RIP: Whitney Houston Dead At Age 48 [UPDATED]

UPDATE (Sunday, 3:45 p.m. EST): TMZ is now reporting that Whitney Houston was found in her room’s bathtub and that it’s possible she drowned? Sources also say prescription drugs were…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 12, 2012 - 3:45 pm

Watch: Whitney Houston’s Final Performance

At right, what’s believed to be Whitney Houston’s final performance, filmed Feb. 9, two nights before her death. The singer sang “Yes, Jesus Loves Me” at the Kelly Price &…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2012 - 10:00 pm

RIP: Rupert, The Adorable Teeny, Tiny Deer

We wrote about adorable little Rupert in yesterday’s Quickies, but it seems the little runt died today. Staff members at the Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital in Haddenham, England said they tried…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2008 - 7:45 pm

Masturbating Walrus Dies

Ayveq, a 2,700-pound Pacific walrus who lived at the New York Aquarium passed away on Sunday of a bacterial infection. Ayveq loved to whistle and flip his flippers at the…

Catherine Strawn | June 24, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Friday The 13th: Tim Russert Dead & R. Kelly Acquitted

Sigh. Tim Russert died of a sudden heart attack at work today. The Meet The Press host was only 58 and seemed to be really enjoying covering the exciting 2008…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 13, 2008 - 5:00 pm
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