All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘funeral’

Nicole Kidman Speaks At Her Father’s Funeral

On Friday, September 19, Nicole Kidman said her final goodbyes to her father Antony, who passed away from a suspected heart attack on September 12 while on a vacation to The Tanglin Club in Singapore. Antony’s funeral was held at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in the Sydney suburb of Lavender Bay, where Kidman gave an emotional eulogy about …

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Westboro Baptist to Picket Joan Rivers’ Funeral, Call Her “Fag Enabler in Hell”

In a surprisingly uncharacteristic move, the Humanitarian arm of the Westboro Baptist Church has announced that the hate group will picket the funeral of Joan Rivers. In a photo posted on the group’s Instagram account, they labeled the recently-deceased comedienne a “Fag Enabler in Hell”. They further commented: “Joan Rivers wasted her 81 years being a cruel, vain, mocker of …

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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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Oderus Urungus Receives Fitting Viking Tribute

On March 22, 2014, GWAR front-man David Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, was found dead in his Virginia home due to an accidental overdose on heroin. Upon hearing of his passing, Lamb of God singer Randall Blythe stated, “When someone dies, a lot of the time people will say “Oh, he was a unique person, really one of a …

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12 Bodies Discovered in Massachusetts Storage Unit

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley confirmed that authorities recovered twelve corpses from a storage unit in Weymouth, Massachusetts late Thursday. The bodies were found in Weymouth, which is situated about 13 miles southeast of Boston, after police found cremains of roughly 40 people in a different U-Haul storage unit the previous day in Somerville, which sits a little north …

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Brayden Denton: 5-Year-Old Gets Superhero Funeral

Five-year-old Brayden Denton was an extreme superhero fan. Brayden’s superhero fascination started with Spider Man and then quickly took on every superhero out there. “He was a huge Spiderman fan,” Brayden’s mother Staci Denton said. “He had to quit just liking Spiderman because he had all the toys. So really, he liked every superhero.” This is why, when Brayden passed …

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Julia Roberts Attends Sister’s Memorial Service

On Saturday, May 3, Julia Roberts said one final goodbye to her half-sister Nancy Motes. Roberts flew to her hometown of Smyrna, Georgia to attend the nearly two-hour memorial service, at the New Smyrna Cemetery, for her sister, who took her own life back in February. On February 9, Motes, who was only 37-years-old and a previous production assistant on …

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Rapper Benzino Shot By Nephew; Gai Scott Claims He Acted In Self-Defence

Rapper and reality TV star Benzino was en route to his mother’s funeral when his nephew allegedly opened fire at him from another car. According to the police and Benzino’s own Hip-Hop Weekly magazine, the violent encounter happened along a Massachusetts highway on Saturday. In a statement released by the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office, the 48-year-old record producer was …

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L’Wren Scott Mourned by Family and Friends

Family and friends gathered for fashion designer and mogul L’Wren Scott’s funeral at a private service today. Mick Jagger was among the mourners who gave a eulogy for his late partner. Her brother Randy Bambrough and longtime friend Ellen Barkin also spoke words for Scott. Jagger’s daughter Karis read a poem and her half-sister Jade read Psalm 139. The rocker’s …

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Soldier Flag Salute: An Instagram Photo Stirs Online Outrage

Yet another Instagram photo has a U.S. military soldier under public scrutiny. Just last Wednesday February 19, a Madison, Wisconsin-based soldier from the 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment posted a rather disrespectful photo to her Instagram. The ‘comical’ photo, which was found on private Terry Harrison’s Instagram, was clearly taken at a “mock” funeral. The picture shows an empty flag-draped …

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Harley Burial: Deceased Man Rides Motorcycle As Last Wish

“He’d done right by us all these years, and at least we could see he goes out the way he wanted to,” Pete Standley said in regards to the funeral of his deceased father, whose body was perfectly placed on top of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle inside a casket. Yes, you heard right. Billy Standley last request to his family was to bury …

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Nelson Mandela Buried In Hometown Of Qunu

Nelson Mandela, fondly known as Madiba, became South Africa’s first black president in 1994. He was buried on Sunday in his childhood village of Qunu in Eastern Cape province. His burial concluded 10 days of  mourning that followed his death on Dec. 5 at the age of 95. He received a state burial characterized by a traditional ceremony and a 21-gun …

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