R.I.P. Sahara Davenport

Sahara Davenport

Some sad news today: Sahara Davenport, a renowned New York drag queen and a contestant from the second season of RuPaul's Drag Race, has passed away. Various queens from the show have gone on Twitter to express their MORE

Actor Johnny Lewis’ dramatic death!

Johnny Lewis

Sons of Anarchy is one of those shows that's critically acclaimed, wonderfully written, and I never watch it because I don't have cable and international copyright law prevents me from streaming it on HULU, so I have to wait a year for it to come out on DVD, and by then everything is spoiled and yadda yadda yadda Americans have all the good TV. Anyway, Johnny Lewis, who played Half-Sack on the show and dated Katy Perry a few years ago, died MORE

RIP: Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan, whom you might remember from The Green Mile, Sin City, or Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, died yesterday at the age of 54 due to complications from a heart attack back in July. TMZ reports ... Sources involved in Duncan's treatment tell us ... on July 13 the actor went without oxygen for more than 5 minutes before Omarosa was able to re-start his heart with CPR. We're told 5 minutes is the outer limit before MORE

Rest in Peace: Director Tony Scott

Tony Scott

Sad news, everyone: Tony Scott, the director of Top Gun, Man on Fire, and Unstoppable committed suicide yesterday by jumping off a bridge in Los Angeles at the age of 68. Even worse, it turns out that he had inoperable brain cancer. ABC News reports ... Tony Scott, director of Top Gun, Days of Thunder and Crimson Tide, had inoperable brain cancer, a source close to him told ABC News. The famed director died Sunday after jumping from a bridge MORE

Breaking: Donna Summer dead at 63

Donna Summer

I'm in complete shock right now, I cannot believe legendary disco diva Donna Summer passed away earlier this morning at age 63 (down in Florida) after losing her battle with cancer. I didn't even know she was sick, I don't know what to say, I was such a huge fan, I am so upset. May Donna rest in peace. Donna Summer -- the Queen of Disco -- died this morning after a battle with cancer ... TMZ has learned. We're told Summer was in Florida at the MORE

RIP: Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch

If you grew up in the eighties and nineties, chances are the Beastie Boys were probably an integral part of your maturation. And if that's the case, this next bit is going to hurt like hell: Adam Yauch (a.k.a. MCA) sadly lost his battle with cancer. He was only 47. Our condolences to all his friends and family during this difficult time. Rest in peace, MCA. It is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director MORE

Rest in Peace: Davy Jones

Davy Jones

I was super bummed when I heard the very sad news about onetime teen heartthrob Davy Jones (of The Monkees) passing away suddenly (he was still playing shows just a few weeks ago) at the age of 66 from a heart attack at his home down in Florida (while he was tending to his horses). Although I wasn't around during the sixties to watch the group's beloved and hilarious television show (58 episodes in total originally ran from 1966 to 1968), I MORE

The loss of a legend, Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

I don't even know where to start. It's still hard to believe that Whitney Houston unexpectedly passed away yesterday at the age of 48. Since hearing the devastating and tragic news, I've been in a state of complete shock and disbelief. As a huge fan and supporter of Ms. Houston, for years now (decades in fact), my heart is heavy with profound sadness over the loss of a true legend. I grew up listening to her incredible voice (that's still MORE

R.I.P. Etta James

Etta James

Bad news, everyone: the lovely and talented songstress Etta James, who gave us such classics At Last and Something's Got A Hold On Me, passed away from leukemia complications. CNN reports: Etta James, whose assertive, earthy voice lit up such hits as The Wallflower, Something's Got a Hold on Me and the wedding favorite At Last, has died, according to her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon. She was 73. She died from complications from MORE

R.I.P. Patrice O’Neal

Patrice O'Neal

Ah hell ... I just got back from a funeral and I find out that the hilarious Patrice O'Neal died? Oh, the hell with today. Let's just get drunk and call it a day. TMZ reports: Comedian Patrice O'Neal died Tuesday morning ... as a result of a stroke he suffered back in October ... this according to his friends at the Opie and Anthony radio show. O'Neal had been a staple in the comedy world for years -- and performed at the Comedy Central Roast MORE

R.I.P. Heavy D

Heavy D

Just in case you weren't on the Internet yesterday, Heavy D (aka Dwight Arrington Myers) died after suffering an asthma attack. He was only 44 years old. TMZ reports: Law enforcement tell TMZ ... Heavy D had just returned from shopping and walked up some stairs when he began having trouble breathing. Adam Mills, a designer who was in the building and knew Heavy D, found him leaning against a railing and clearly in distress. Adam tells us he MORE

R.I.P. Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

We all knew this was probably going to happen but it doesn't make it any less sad, Apple's visionary co-founder Steve Jobs passed away today at the age of 56 after losing his eight-year battle with pancreatic cancer. There's simply no doubt that he managed to change the world with his entrepreneurial spirit, incredible inventions and amazingly useful products that will continue to live on and enrich all of our digital lives. I swear by Apple MORE

R.I.P. Andy Whitfield

Andy Whitfield

Sad news, everyone: Spartacus star Andy Whitfield died of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma yesterday after a long battle with the disease. He was only 39. The Huffington Post reports: Whitfield died Sunday in Sydney, Australia, 18 months after he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, manager Sam Maydew told the Associated Press. "On a beautiful sunny Sydney spring morning, surrounded by his family, in the arms of his loving wife, our beautiful young MORE

Amy Winehouse: Rest In Peace

Amy Winehouse - NME Magazine

I still can't seem to get my beloved Amy Winehouse out of my head, I'm still very upset about her sudden death this past weekend, at the age of 27. Her funeral took place in London earlier today, then she was cremated, her physical being has left this world forever, but Amy's spirit and incredible talent remains. I was looking back on all my old posts about Amy, there were so many times that I talked about being worried and concerned for her MORE