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Rue McClanahan Is Still Dead: Did Lego Start the Rumor?

Rue McClanahan has been dead for five years. Somehow that was lost on some people. So they killed her again. Social media lit up yesterday with news that Rue McClanahan, famous for playing Blanche on The Golden Girls, had died. Facebook and Twitter both roiled with the news, as fans and saddened TV watchers posted tributes and spread the news. …

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Cindy Adams Reveals Joan Rivers’ Final Days

Last week the world lost yet another legendary comedian. Joan Rivers died on September 4 following complications from vocal chord surgery. As expected, celebrities and comedians took to social media, giving their condolences and sharing their fondest memories of Rivers. The flood of grief was heartfelt, though impersonal and probably a bit more maudlin than Rivers would have wanted. However, …

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Westboro Baptist Church Plans to Picket Robin Williams’s Funeral

Even though the plans for Robin Williams’s funeral haven’t be released, as the family wants a private service, the controversial Westboro Baptist Church has announced that the group will picket the beloved comedian’s funeral. This group is known for protesting funerals, including the funerals of Michael Jackson, Steve Jobs, as well as a number of military service members. The shocking …

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Oprah Winfrey Remembers Maya Angelou

Oprah Winfrey is one of millions mourning the loss of prolific author and poet, Maya Angelou. When news outlets began reporting Angelou’s death on Wednesday, May 28, many celebrities, public figures, dignitaries and fans took to social media with dedicatory posts about the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author. The 60-year-old media proprietor also opted to share her thoughts. Winfrey released a heartfelt statement via …

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Christine Baranski’s Husband Dies

Actress Christine Baranski, known for her roles in television, musicals, and film, has lost her husband of 30 years, actor Matthew Cowles. Baranski is most recently known for her role of Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife, was also in Cybill, and is known for guest starring on The Big Bang Theory as Leonard’s mother, Beverly Hofstadter. Her husband, Matthew …

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Bob Hoskins Has Died Of Pneumonia

Fans of British actor Bob Hoskins were shocked and saddened by the news that he has in fact passed away. According to publicist Clair Dobbs, the 71-year-old died after being hospitalized following a bout with pneumonia. The surviving family members of Hoskins said in a statement that they “are devastated by the loss of [their] beloved Bob.” Hoskins will be …

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Archie Comic Books Shocker: Archie Dies?

There are no secrets on the internet, and now a major Archie Comics spoiler has made its way to the web. In the #36 issue of Life With Archie, beloved redhead Archie Andrews will be killed. The controversial comic issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 16. CNN got the exclusive as to the details surrounding Archie’s upcoming …

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James Gandolfini’s Final Film Releases Trailer [Video]

The late actor already had one major film released since his death in 2013, but James Gandolfini has yet another film to offer his fans. The film may even remind people of The Sopranos with him playing a former criminal. James Gandolfini had a heart attack, and died at the age of 51 on June 19, 2013. Months later, his …

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Brittany Murphy’s Final Film Releases First Trailer [Video]

It may come as a huge shock to people that have not heard yet, but Brittany Murphy has another film coming out. Murphy suffered her sudden death in 2009, but somehow she was a part of a film that was never able to be released. Brittany Murphy died in December of 2009, but it was recently revealed that she would …

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Kate O’Mara: British Actress of ‘Dynasty’ Dies at 74

British actress Kate O’Mara passed away Sunday at a nursing home in Sussex, England. Her agent, Phil Belfield, confirmed in a written statement that O’Mara died from an unspecified illness. “Kate O’Mara passed away peacefully today at a nursing home in Sussex after a short Illness,” he wrote. “She was a delight to know and an extraordinary woman and actress …

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‘Two Fat Ladies’ TV Star Clarissa Dickson Wright Dies at 66

The last TV personality of Britain’s Two Fat Ladies has passed away. At the age of 66 years old, Clarissa Dickson Wright died Saturday at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary. Her cause of death was said to be unknown. Born on June 14, 1947 as Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmeralda Dickson Wright, the TV star grew up in London. According to …

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Mick Jagger’s Fashion Designer Girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, Found Dead

L’Wren Scott, fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger, was found dead in her Manhattan, New York apartment Monday around 10 a.m. Investigators say she hanged herself and did not leave a suicide note. They also concluded that there were no signs of foul play. Reports say that Scott sent a message to her assistant to come over and that’s when her …

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