Hot on HuffPost Celebrity:

See More Stories

Celebrity Deaths

  • Nicki Minaj Mourns Murdered Cousin

    Posted Jul 5th 2011 at 01:30 PM by Kelly Fisher

    It's a sad day for Nicki Minaj and her family. The rapper's cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, was murdered in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday and the 'Super Bass' singer took to Twitter to express her devastation. "Lived in Brooklyn his whole life. My precious cousin. My baby. Killed last nite," Minaj wrote on Twitter. According to MTV News, police responded to a call in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, at...

  • 'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn Remembered in Video Tribute (Video)

    Posted Jul 1st 2011 at 06:30 PM by Kelly Fisher

    Friends and family of Ryan Dunn gathered on the Paramount Pictures lot this week for a moving memorial service for the late 'Jackass' star. According to MTV, 'Jackass' co-star Rick Kosick cut together part of moving video tribute, which features an emotional and humorous montage of Dunn's best 'Jackass' clips. An original song written in Dunn's honor by Roger Alan Wade, "The Light Outlives...

  • La Toya Jackson: Michael Was Murdered ... His Kids Have 'Nothing'

    Posted Jun 29th 2011 at 09:00 PM by Nicki Gostin

    La Toya Jackson is convinced her brother Michael was murdered. From the bottom of her heart, murdered. And she knows who did it. The second half of Jackson's memoir, 'Starting Over,' deals with her gradual reconciliation with her famous family, specifically Michael. The outspoken singer-actress pulled no punches when PopEater caught up with her to discuss her controversial theories about the...

  • Bam Margera Mourns Loss of Ryan Dunn: 'It Shouldn't Have Been Him' (Video)

    Posted Jun 29th 2011 at 01:20 PM by Kelly Fisher

    Losing a friend is always hard, and 'Jackass' star Bam Margera lost his very best friend when Ryan Dunn died in a violent car accident last week. "It was pretty much the worst news I've ever heard in my life," Margera told E! Online while sitting next his wife, Melissa "Missy" Rothstein. "He was my best f--king friend in the world. It's been five days now and I can't stop crying man," a...

  • Elaine Stewart, Glamorous '50s Leading Lady, Dead at 81

    Posted Jun 27th 2011 at 10:00 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    Elaine Stewart, a former model and '50s leading lady, died Monday at her home after a long illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 81. Stewart, most known for two 1954 films in which she starred opposite Gene Kelly in 'Brigadoon' and John Derek in 'The Adventures of Hajji Baba', also appeared in two popular game shows in the '70s. The leading lady starred with Hollywood legend...

  • Johnny Knoxville Blogs About Ryan Dunn

    Posted Jun 26th 2011 at 02:46 PM by PopEater Staff

    "I felt 34-percent funnier when I was with Ryan, but I guess everyone did," says 'Jackass' star Johnny Knoxville, in a new blog post dedicated to his late co-star, Ryan Dunn, who died behind the wheel of his car last week. Knoxville, 40, says he had a difficult time expressing himself at Dunn's memorial last week and wanted to take another crack at it. "He had such a hair trigger laugh...

  • Michael Jackson's Death, Two Years Later

    Posted Jun 25th 2011 at 09:23 AM by Christine Fenno

    Today marks two years since the shocking death of Michael Jackson, and unsurprisingly, controversy surrounding the singer has hardly died down. In the involuntary manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, accused of administering the pop icon's fatal dose of meds, the defendant is allegedly maintaining his innocence so adamantly, TMZ reports that Murray wants to refuse any plea offer, including...

  • Peter Falk, 'Columbo' Star, Dies at 83

    Posted Jun 24th 2011 at 02:15 PM by AOL TV Editors

    Peter Falk, the Emmy-winning star of 'Columbo,' has died at 83 years old. CBS Radio News confirmed, via a family spokesperson, that Falk died on the evening of June 23. Falk was best known to audiences as Lt. Columbo on the police series. But Falk was also known for his film work; he was nominated for two Academy Awards, for 1960's 'Murder, Inc.' and 1961's 'Pocketful of Miracles.' His last...

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith Estate

    Posted Jun 24th 2011 at 10:01 AM by Marc Schneider

    The long, sad, and convoluted saga of Anna Nicole Smith versus the estate of her late husband is over. The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against Smith's estate, which long-argued that she was promised $300 million dollars from oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall, who married the bombshell model when he was 89 to her 26 years. Marshall's will gave his $1.6 billion fortune to his son, and the high court...

  • Kings of Leon Pay Tribute to 'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn

    Posted Jun 24th 2011 at 01:15 AM by Spinner Editors

    Kings of Leon played an emotional tribute to former 'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn on Wednesday night, June 22, during the encore for their first of two shows in London's Hyde Park. Dunn, who had become a friend to the band in the past year, was killed in a fatal car accident in Philadelphia in the early hours of Monday, 20 June. Speaking to the crowd, NME reports that frontman Caleb Followill...

  • 'How To Succeed' Stagehand Found Dead of Possible Overdose

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011 at 01:30 PM by Marc Schneider

    The Daniel Radcliffe-starring musical 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' will go on with the show Thursday night, a day after their 100th performance was canceled after a stagehand was found dead backstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. A 29-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was found dead right before the curtain was about to rise on the hit show, which features a...

  • Wee Man Pays Tribute to Ryan Dunn with Tattoo (Video)

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011 at 10:00 AM by Kiki Von Glinow

    The grieving process is different for everyone, but for 'Jackass' star Jason 'Wee Man' Acuna, his will be permanent. The reality show stunt man decided to honor is fallen brother, Ryan Dunn, by getting a tattoo of Dunn's face, smoking a cigarette, on his lower leg. "After Ryan passed away, [I asked] how can I do something for Ryan?" Acuna said in a video he posted to Twitter. "Well, it's...

  • Ryan Dunn at Double the Legal Alcohol Limit at Time of Crash

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011 at 03:00 PM by Kiki Von Glinow

    After much speculation, it has been confirmed that Ryan Dunn was intoxicated when he drove his Porsche off of a Pennsylvania road at 130 MPH Monday morning, killing himself and his passenger, Zachary Hartwell. After an autopsy and toxicology reports were conducted, it was concluded that Dunn had the legal alcohol limit nearly doubled. His blood alcohol level was .196 while the legal limit in...

  • 'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn Driving 'About 130 MPH' When He Crashed

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 09:30 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn and passenger Zachary Hartwell, were killed Monday in Pennsylvania after Dunn's Porsche went off the road, hit a guardrail and careened into the woods where it caught on fire. According to the L.A. Times, the official coroner's report confirms that blunt force trauma and thermal trauma were the official causes of death in the accident. After an accident...

  • Identity of Passenger in Ryan Dunn's Fatal Car Crash Revealed

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 10:50 AM by Kiki Von Glinow

    After a day of speculation surrounding the identity of Ryan Dunn's passenger in Monday morning's fatal crash that left both men dead, he has been identified as Zachary Hartwell, according to TMZ. Hartwell was at a Philadelphia bar, Barnaby's of America, with a group of friends, including Dunn, before taking the last ride of his life in Dunn's Porsche 911 GT3. Hartwell, a 30-year-old stuntman,...


Sites We Love