Posts with tag "death"
- Posted Jun 13th 2011 at 07:04 AM by Kelly Fisher
It's a sad day in Hollywood. Laura Ziskin, best known for her work as a producer for the 'Spider-Man' film franchise, passed away Sunday after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 61. According to E! Online, in addition to her work on 'Spider-Man,' she also served as a producer for the 1990 hit 'Pretty Woman.' In 2002, she was also the first woman to serve as a solo producer for the Academ...
- Posted May 20th 2011 at 02:35 PM by Kiki Von Glinow
After news broke that 'Macho Man,' Randy Savage, was killed in a tragic car accident early this morning, his friends, colleagues and fans have taken to Twitter to mourn the loss of the great athlete. Wrestler and reality show star, Hulk Hogan, was hit especially hard with the news of Savage's passing -- a friend he was just beginning to reconnect with after years of professional and personal co...
- Posted May 17th 2011 at 08:26 AM by AOL TV Editors
TV news pioneer Joseph Wershba, an Emmy-winning CBS News producer and reporter, whose work helped to bring the McCarthy witch hunts to an end, has died at the age of 90. The Associated Press reports that Wershba, who was one of the original '60 Minutes' producers, died at his home at Long Island, New York of complications from pneumonia. In a statement, CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager said, "Jo...
- Posted Nov 11th 2010 at 05:00 PM by Sarah Crow
While rumors have been swirling about the reason for Demi Lovato's recent admission to rehab, one thing is for sure -- she's on the mend. Recent reports alleging that the star is suffering from a cocaine addiction have been shot down by her rep, who says, "Demi Lovato is not in treatment for drug or alcohol addiction," The Disney star's father, Patrick, tells Radar Online that Demi is "doing...
- Posted Oct 26th 2010 at 04:05 PM by PopEater Staff
Alexander Anderson Jr., creator of the classic cartoon 'Rocky and Bullwinkle,' has passed away at age 90, The Washington Post reports. Anderson, a famed cartoonist and nephew of 'Mighty Mouse' creator Paul Terry, is also responsible for the creation of iconic characters Dudley Do-Right and Crusader Rabbit. According to Anderson's son, Terry, his father died from complications associated with...
- Posted Mar 18th 2010 at 10:19 AM by PopEater Staff
Marie Osmond returned to the stage in Las Vegas with brother Donny just 11 days after the tragic death of her son, Michael Bryan, but the star is finally taking some extra time off to mourn her loss. Osmond's rep, Alan Nierob, confirmed that Osmond was canceling a week of performances at the Flamingo Hotel to spend time with her family. Nierob says the Osmonds will miss five shows before resumi...
- Posted Mar 8th 2010 at 12:27 PM by PopEater Staff
Natalie Wood's sister, Lana Wood, and Dennis Davern, former captain of The Splendour, the yacht Wood owned with her husband, actor Robert Wagner, have asked the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office to re-open the case surrounding the star's mysterious death, CNN is reporting. The 'West Side Story' actress, who drowned in November 1981, allegedly fell overboard while trying to tie a dinghy following...
- Posted Jan 27th 2010 at 11:16 PM by Sam Brand
Pete Doherty has nearly as many drug and driving offenses to his name (28) as he has years spent on this planet (30). On Tuesday, the Babyshambles frontman was slapped on the wrist for his latest offense – bringing 13 doses of heroin into a drunk-driving hearing. An England court handed him only a $1,400 fine. But it's about to get worse for the embattled tabloid prince. Maybe a whole lot wo...
- Posted Aug 9th 2009 at 09:16 AM by PopEater / Wire Services
The family of TV pitchman Billy Mays said they were never aware that he used cocaine or other non-prescription drugs before his death and were considering whether to have an independent review of an official autopsy....
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