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Hulk Hogan's 'Best Friend' Dies At 61

7/31/2015 6:57pm EDT
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper
Breaking: Sadly, WWE's "Rowdy Roddy Piper has died. The World Wrestling Entertainment icon passed away suddenly Friday at 61. His cause of death is said to be due to a heart attack, often called cardiac arrest.

Piper, birth name, Roderick George Toombs, was pronounced dead at his home at the noon hour today, according to his spokesperson who is clearly distraught over the pro wrestler's sudden death.

"I am devastated at this news. Rod was a good friend as well as a client and one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known. This is a true loss to us all."

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Bobbi Kristina Brown's Funeral Set For Saturday

7/29/2015 8:41am EDT
Whitney Houston & Bobbi Kristina Brown
A private funeral will be held for Bobbi Kristina Brown in Georgia this weekend, and then the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown will be flown to New Jersey where she will be buried next to her mother.

Bobbi Kristina died on Sunday almost six months after being placed in a medically induced coma. Brown was found face down and unconscious in the bath tub of her Georgia home on Jan. 31. She was taken off of life support and placed in hospice care in Duluth, Ga., on June 24.

An autopsy proved inconclusive, and medical examiners released the 22-year-old's body on Tuesday.

A private...
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Loss Of Buddy Leaves Demi Lovato Devastated

7/29/2015 8:36am EDT
Demi Lovato Mourning The Loss Of Beloved Dog Buddy, Asks For Pri
Demi Lovato is devastated at the loss of her beloved dog Buddy and the singer took to Twitter to ask for privacy during this heartbreaking time.

"We are absolutely heartbroken to be writing this but Wilmer [Valderrama] and I are devastated to inform you that we lost our little angel Buddy last Sunday," she tweeted.

"He was taken from us way too soon in a tragic accident and though I will never know why this had to happen, I do know that God only puts us through situations that we can handle so with that, together we are staying strong," she continued.

Lovato did not explain the circumst...
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Bobby Brown Breaks His Silence Over Daughter’s Death

7/28/2015 8:51am EDT
Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown has broken his silence over the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown.

The singer released a statement to People Magazine via his lawyer that stated, "Krissy was and is an angel. I am completely numb at this time."

"My family must find a way to live with her in spirit and honor her memory. Our loss is unimaginable."

He added, "We thank everyone for the prayers for Krissy and our family as we mourn my baby girl."

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, died Sunday in an Atlanta hospice.

The aspiring singer was found unresponsive in a bathtub at the Georgia home she shared with boyfriend Nick Go...
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Early Sitcom Pioneer Dies At 98

7/27/2015 5:19pm EDT
Peg Lynch: Sitcom Pioneer And 'Ethel And Albert' Star Dies At 98
Peg Lynch might not be too famous today, but she was a pioneer in the world of sitcom TV. Sadly, Lynch died on Friday- according to The New York Times, she was 98 years old when she passed (and only a few months shy of 99), at her home in Becket, Massachusetts.

Lynch (real name Margaret Frances Lynch) was best known for the series Ethel and Albert, which originally began as a sketch in a woman's radio show Lynch wrote for KATE radio in Minnesota. A comedy about a married couple, Lynch played Ethel while a radio announcer played Albert- and as Lynch's career grew, so did the series. it grew...
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Westboro Baptist Church Pokes Fun At Bobbi Kristina Brown's Death

7/27/2015 9:10am EDT
Westboro Baptist Church Does Parody Of Whitney Houston's 'I Will
In another example that demonstrates Westboro Baptist Church has no limits to its hate-spewing rhetoric, the organization with the "God Hates Fags" slogan posted a parody of Whitney Houston's song, "I Will Always Love You." The spoof comes on the heels of Bobbi Kristina's death on Sunday.

Many in the public often call the organization, which calls itself a religious church, a hate group. Founded by the late Pastor Fred Phelps, WBC protests the LGBT community, military and celebrity funerals.

Members picketing the events carry signs and shout warnings about the wrath of God on a secular wo...
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Monica Memorializes Bobbi Kristina Brown With Touching Pic

7/27/2015 4:11am EDT
Monica Brown: R&B Singer Shares Emotionally Touching Pic Of Her
Sadly, Bobbi Kristina Brown died Sunday at the age of 22. In the wake of the late Whitney Houston daughter's death, R&B singer, Monica Brown, posted a touching undated picture of her and Bobbi Kris.

After Bobbi Kristina had passed away, there were no shortages of condolences posted on social media sites. Celebrities and fans offered kind words, as is typical in the wake of a high-profile person's death. However, among the many sympathies offered to Brown, Monica's words indexed on the Breaking News portal. Arguably, it was the message conveyed in a simple picture that caught the eyes of an...
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Twitter Reacts To Bobbi Kristina Brown's Death

7/26/2015 9:19pm EDT
Twitter Reacts To Bobbi Kristina Brown's Death: 'She's Finally A
Bobbi Kristina Brown is dead at the age of 22. The daughter of the late Whitney Houston and R&B artist Bobby Brown died on July 26 surrounded by her family.

Entertainment Tonight reports that Brown passed away at the Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia, six months after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub.

In a statement to the press, her family said that she is "finally at peace in the arms of God" and thanked those who gave their "love and support" since the January 31 incident.

Immediately after the family shared the sad news that Bobbi Kristina died on Sunday, there...
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TV Producer Shot To Death Outside His California Home

7/25/2015 4:21pm EDT
Former 'Deadliest Catch' Producer Killed In Shooting
TV producer Joe McMahon was shot and killed outside his California home on Friday. The former "Deadliest Catch" producer was found lying on the street outside of his property in Pasadena in the early morning of July 24.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responded to reports of gunfire and found McMahon, 25, on the ground with multiple gun wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

McMahon was an associate producer on several 2013 episodes of the Discovery channel show.

The network said in a statement: "We are heartsick about this tragedy - our thoughts and prayers go out to his fam...
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FX Pays Tribute To Coe Of 'Archer'

7/24/2015 4:10pm EDT
Watch 'Archer's' Awesome George Coe Memorial Montage
Archer fans are saddened over the passing of George Coe, who voiced Archer's loyal and oft mistreated valet Woodhouse on the hit FX comedy for the show's first four seasons and made him one of the great supporting characters in animated TV.

Now FX is paying tribute to Coe with a montage of some of Woodhouse's greatest moments, which the network released on Friday and that you can watch below. It contains some wonderful bits, including scenes from the Woodhouse-centric episode "The Double Deuce."

Coe died on July 18 after battling a long illness, but not before giving us four seasons ful...
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