Trump remembers Aretha Franklin as someone who ‘worked for me’

President Trump described Aretha Franklin as someone who “worked for me” while paying tribute to the legendary singer following her death Thursday. “I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person I knew well. She worked for me on numerous occasions. She was terrific — Aretha Franklin — on her passing,” Trump said during […]

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Princess Diana’s Last Hours Were Spent Here, and Thousands Still Visit to Pay Tribute to Her

Two decades on from her death, the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales still lingers. This Summer, thousands of people will leave tributes to her at the Pont de l’Alma in Paris, near the spot where the princess was badly injured in a car crash leading to her passing just hours later. Flowers and photos lie ’round the famous torch, […]

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‘The Facts of Life’ star Charlotte Rae dead at 92

Actress Charlotte Rae — who played Mrs. Garrett on “The Facts of Life” and “Diff’rent Strokes” — died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles, according to her publicist. The Emmy-nominated television star was 92. Her death was confirmed by Fox News. Loved ones were reportedly at Rae’s side when she passed away on Sunday. The actress had been diagnosed […]

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Lady Gaga mourns suicide of ‘Zombie Boy’ from ‘Born This Way’ video

Lady Gaga is mourning the death of her friend Rick “Zombie Boy” Genest. Genest, who appeared in her “Born This Way” music video, died by suicide at age 32, the songstress confirmed. “The suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy is beyond devastating,” she tweeted late Thursday. “We have to work harder to change the culture, bring Mental Health to […]

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Nicholas ‘Duffy’ Fudge of reality show ‘Wicked Tuna’ dead at 28

GREENLAND, N.H. — Nicholas “Duffy” Fudge, a fisherman who was part of the cast of the reality television show “Wicked Tuna,” has died. He was 28. The Remick & Gendron Funeral Home confirmed to The Associated Press that Fudge, of Greenland, New Hampshire, died Thursday. A cause of death was not released. The National Geographic Channel show follows several Gloucester, […]

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Elmarie Wendel, ‘3rd Rock From the Sun’ actress, dies at 89

Elmarie Wendel, who played the Solomon family’s landlord Mrs. Dubcek on “3rd Rock From the Sun,” has died. She was 89. Wendel’s daughter confirmed her death on Instagram Saturday. “#ripelmariewendel,” the post reads. “You were a great mom and a badass dame.” Wendel’s “3rd Rock” co-star Jim Beaver remembered her on social media as well. “She was raucous, funny, endearing, […]

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‘Lethal Weapon 2’ actor Derrick O’Connor dead at 77

Irish character actor Derrick O’Connor, who portrayed the villain in “Lethal Weapon 2” and appeared in three of Terry Gilliam’s films among numerous other credits, has died. O’Connor died Friday of pneumonia in Santa Barbara, his publicist Jane Ayer announced. He was 77. O’Connor’s decades-long career included memorable film performances in “Lethal Weapon 2,” roles in Gilliam’s films “Time Bandits,” “Brazil” […]

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Why Marilyn Monroe's Death Is Still Shrouded in Mystery, Half a Decade Later

There is no actress quite as iconic as Marilyn Monroe. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, Marilyn was the epitome of beauty and a legend in her own time. That’s why her untimely death at the age of 36 felt all the more tragic. Marilyn didn’t have an easy life. Consistently abused, wracking up numerous failed relationships, and surrounded by people who […]

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La Toya mourns death of Joe Jackson

La Toya Jackson was the first of the Jacksons to speak out on the passing of their patriarch, Joe Jackson. “I will always love you,” La Toya, 62, tweeted Wednesday. “You gave us strength, you made us one of the most famous families in the world,” she added. “I am extremely appreciative of that, I will never forget our moments […]

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