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George Hamilton IV Dead at Age 77

Country music star George Hamilton IV has died. He was 77 years old. According to the Grand Ole Opry Hamilton died on late Wednesday afternoon at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Hamilton had suffered a heart attack last Saturday and was hospitalized. He had been in critical condition since that time. The Opry stated that Hamilton died “with …

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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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Joan Rivers’ Death Mourned on Social Media

Less than one month after the death of Robin Williams, another comedy legend has passed on. Joan Rivers died on Thursday afternoon following several days spent in a medically induced coma. The comedian was 81 years old. Rivers reportedly suffered complications on August 28 while undergoing surgery on her vocal cords. She was then put into a coma following a …

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Kevin Sharp Dies: Country Music Star Was 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp has died at the age of 43. The singer was best known for his debut album Measure of a Man. According to Sharp’s official website the singer died on Saturday April 19 at 10 pm PST. Sharp died from complications related to stomach surgeries and digestive issues he had dealt with in the past. The singer …

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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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Maria Von Trapp: The Last of “The Sound of Music” Children Dies at 99

Maria von Trapp, the last remaining member of the original seven von Trapp children, died Tuesday night at 99 years old. Maria and her family’s story inspired one of the most famous musicals of all time: The Sound of Music. Her half-brother Johannes confirmed her death on Saturday. Maria outlived most of her siblings, which surprised many who knew the …

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Hunger Games Cast and Crew React to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death

The untimely death of Hunger Games actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has drawn condolensces, reflections, and expressions from millions around the world. Now, the film franchise’s cast and production crew are weighing in as well. In a collaborative statement issued by Hunger Games co-producer Jennifer Lawrence, director Francis Lawrence, author Suzanne Collins and others, on behalf of the film’s cast and …

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Pierce Brosnan Loses Daughter To Ovarian Cancer

Pierce Brosnan made the sad announcement this week that his 41-year old daughter, Charlotte, passed away from ovarian cancer. The “James Bond” actor gave the news to People and said his daughter put up a brave fight in the face of such a horrible disease. Tragically, she leaves behind two young children: 14-year old Isabella and 8-year old Lucas. “On …

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Chris Kelly Dies: Kris Kross Rapper Was 34

Rapper Chris Kelly, who formed one half of the popular ’90s hip-hop group Kriss Kross, was found dead in his home on Wednesday night. He was 34 years old. Kriss Kross shot to stardom in 1991 with their debut album, “Totally Krossed Out” after being discovered by producer Jermaine Dupri while performing in an Atlanta mall. Their style, which consisted …

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George Jones Dies: Country Legend Was 81

George Jones, whose music has been so important to country artists for decades, has died after an illness. He was 81. Jones had been briefly hospitalized during his most recent tour–which was to be his last–for an undisclosed illness. His cause of death has yet to be released. Jones was introduced to a love of music as a child and …

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