Celebrity Deaths

Television Presenter Peaches Geldof Dies at 25

Posted Monday April 7, 2014 2:00 PM GMT

She was at the height of her exciting career, but sadly Peaches Geldof passed away on Monday afternoon (April 7).

According to BBC news, local police was called to a home near Wrotham, Kent after a friend of the 25-year-old model/television personality called and voiced concern.

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Comedian John Pinette Dies at 50

Posted Monday April 7, 2014 9:30 AM GMT

It’s already been a tough year for celebrity deaths, and John Pinette passed away over the weekend in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The 50-year-old comedian, who rose to fame thanks to his guest role on “Seinfeld” as carjacking victim Howie, died in his hotel room at the Sheraton of natural causes.

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Late Mickey Rooney Receives Twitter Love From Stars

Posted Monday April 7, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

He made an indelible mark on Tinseltown and Mickey Rooney's passing on Sunday (April 6) caused a strong celebrity reaction in the Twitterverse.

Alec Baldwin lamented, “An old pal of mine is gone. One of Hollywood's rare gentlemen…” while Rose McGowan shared, “Thanks for the years of entertainment, Mickey Rooney. Blessed to have met this character tcm film…”

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Mickey Rooney Passes Away at Age 93

Posted Sunday April 6, 2014 11:04 PM GMT

It's a sad night for Hollywood, as legendary actor Mickey Rooney reportedly passed away at the age of 93 on Sunday (April 6).

According to TMZ, the Academy Award-winning performer died, but there are still no details on the cause of death.

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Frankie Knuckles Passes Away

Posted Tuesday April 1, 2014 10:40 AM GMT

He was a creative force in the house music realm and sadly Frankie Knuckles died on Monday (March 31).

The Bronx, New York native had since moved to Chicago and according to his business partner Frederick Dunson, he “died unexpectedly” at his home sometime in the afternoon.

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"Dynasty" Star Kate O'Mara Dies at 74

Posted Sunday March 30, 2014 12:10 PM GMT

Heaven added a touch of glamor on Sunday as Kate O'Mara passed away after a brief illness at the age of 74.

According to her rep Phil Belfield, the "Dynasty" star was in southern England at a nursing home when she passed.

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Pelé Death Rumor Debunked

Posted Friday March 28, 2014 9:53 PM GMT

Taking down a hoax claiming he had passed away this morning, (March 28), 74-year-old soccer legend Pelé is alive and well!

The breaking news report, coming from the Twitter account for the CNN show "New Day," wrongly tweeted that Pelé had died, and has since been taken down.

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Elvis Presley: Genetically Predisposed to Heart Issues?!

Posted Tuesday March 25, 2014 11:43 AM GMT

He’s one of the most famous musicians of all time, and everyone knows that Elvis Presley died far too young- or did he?

A new study of the “Heartbreak Hotel” hunk’s DNA shows that he suffered from “a genetic heart muscle disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.”

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