Archive | Celebrity Deaths

Pro-Wrestling Legend Dusty Rhodes Dies at 69

Sad news today in the world of professional wrestling. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has confirmed that wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes (real name: Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.) has died at the age of 69. “WWE is deeply saddened that Virgil Runnels, aka “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes — WWE Hall of Famer, three-time NWA Champion and […]

Clinic Denies Doctor Performed Surprise Biopsy on Joan Rivers

The mystery into the death of legendary comedian Joan Rivers continues. On Tuesday, the New York Daily News reported that the 81-year-old “Fashion Police” host arrived at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic for a routine procedure with her own personal physician in tow. When the clinic doctor noticed “something” on Rivers’ vocal cords during the endoscopy, […]

Drew Barrymore’s Half-Sister Found Dead at 47

Drew Barrymore’s paternal half-sister Jessica Barrymore was found dead in her parked car outside of San Diego on Tuesday morning. According to reports, the 47-year-old woman – who is the daughter of actor John Drew Barrymore and his third wife Nina Wayne – was discovered by a neighbor who was attempting to leave for work, […]

New Report: Brittany Murphy May Have Been Poisoned

A newly released toxicology report suggests that the death of actress Brittany Murphy, who passed away in 2009 at the age of 32, may have been the result of heavy metal poisoning. The Los Angeles Police Department originally ruled the “Clueless” star’s death as accidental, citing the official cause to be a combination of multiple drug intoxication, […]

Andy Kaufman’s Last Girlfriend Reacts to Hoax: He Is Dead

Legendary entertainer Andy Kaufman most certainly died of lung cancer in 1984, according to his last girlfriend Lynne Margulies, who says she watched him die. “I was in the hospital room. I was there,” Margulies, 56, told TMZ. “They would have had to switch the bodies.” The Internet exploded yesterday after a mysterious 24-year old […]

Andy Kaufman Is Still Alive, Claims Alleged Daughter

Update: The Smoking Gun reports the alleged “daughter” of Andy Kaufman is actually a New York City actress named Alexandra Tatarsky, who met Andy’s brother Michael Kaufman during a showcase of the actor’s memorabilia at a Manhattan gallery. Her real father is psychologist. Original story: Did Andy Kaufman really pull off the greatest hoax in history? If you believe a […]

Legendary Author Tom Clancy Dies at 66

Tom Clancy, author of acclaimed novels such as “Clear and Present Danger“, “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games,” died last night at the age of 66. According to TMZ, Clancy’s publisher confirmed that the writer passed away at a hospital in Baltimore near his Maryland home, but no other details were made immediately […]

‘Free Willy’ Star August Schellenberg Dies at 77

August Schellenberg, the actor who portrayed Jesse’s Native American mentor in the 1993 flick “Free Willy,” died yesterday at the age of 77 following a long battle with cancer. The Canadian-born actor, who often played Native American characters on the big screen, was of Mohawk descent. Schellenberg reprised his role as Jesse’s mentor Randolph Johnson in […]

‘That ’70s Show’ Star Lisa Robin Kelly Dies at 43

“That ’70s Show” star Lisa Robin Kelly died Wednesday night at age 43, according to TMZ. The actress, who played Topher Grace’s older sister on the hit Fox sitcom, reportedly died at a California rehab facility, which she voluntarily checked into earlier this week. Kelly was reportedly battling an ongoing alcohol addiction, but fell off the […]

Pierce Brosnan’s Daughter Loses Battle with Ovarian Cancer

Pierce Brosnan’s daughter Charlotte has died after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer, according to People magazine. “On June 28 at 2 p.m. my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer,” the James Bond actor wrote in a statement. “She was surrounded by her husband Alex, her children Isabella […]