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Sharon Stone 'Devastated' Over Nephew's Death

November 20th, 2014 12:03pm EST
Sharon Stone
Actress Sharon Stone is reportedly "devastated" over the sudden death of her 22 year-old nephew Colin Stone, from a suspected heroin overdose.

Colin, the son of Sharon’s brother Michael Stone, was found dead at his apartment in Hollywood on November 10 “during a welfare check by his apartment manager,” said Ed Winter of the L.A. County Coroner’s office.

He explained to Radar Online: “His death was recorded as a possible overdose, pending toxicology reports”, while a source "connected to the situation" reportedly told Radar his death was "believed to be" caused by a heroin overdose.

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Oscar Winning Director Mike Nichols Dead At 83

November 20th, 2014 11:22am EST
Oscar Winning Director Mike Nichols Dead At 83
Legendary director Mike Nichols has died at the age of 83, The husband of ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer passed Wednesday evening after suffering cardiac arrest.

Nichols was a legendary director who helmed feature films such as 1967's "The Graduate" (for which he won an Oscar for Best Director), "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966), "Silkwood" (1983) and "Working Girl" (1988).

A Golden Globe winner and multiple Emmy winner, Nichols was also nominated for his work in series TV. He executive produced the 1977 series "Family" and also the television films "Wit" and "Angels in America.".

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RIP Ken Takakura

November 18th, 2014 8:38am EST
Ken Takakura
Japanese movie star Ken Takakura has passed away at the age of 83. He died in a Tokyo hospital on Nov.10 after battling lymphoma.

The actor was known for portraying tough guys on the big screen and was considered the "Clint Eastwood" of Japan. He started his film career in the 1950s and rose to international fame after starring opposite Henry Fonda and Michael Caine in 1970 film "Too Late the Hero."

He played a Japanese gangster opposite Robert Mitchum in Sydney Pollack's 1975 drama "The Yakuza." He also appeared with Michael Douglas in 1989's "Black Rain" and starred in "Mr. Baseball" a...
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RIP Diem Brown

November 14th, 2014 7:27pm EST
Diem Brown
Diem Brown, who starred on multiple seasons of MTV's "Real World/Road Rules Challenge," died on Friday after a long battle with cancer. Brown, 32, was very vocal about her health issues and was an inspiration to others who were also battling cancer.

Brown was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 23 and was struck again with the disease in 2012. She underwent chemotherapy treatments, and in 2013 her cancer went into remission.

While filming her eighth "Challenge" competition in Panama earlier this year, she collapsed. Doctors found that the cancer had spread to her stomach, colon, liver an...
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Details From Robin Williams' Will Released

November 12th, 2014 12:13pm EST
Robin Williams Leaves $50 Million Estate To His Children, Wife S
Robin Williams left his $50 million estate to his three adult children. The actor/comedian took his own life in August.

Williams' final wishes have been released after documents were filed in Marin County court in California this week. The actor set up the Robin Williams Trust on Jan. 31, 2011, and listed the beneficiaries as Zachary, Zelda and Cody, his three children from his first two marriages.

His third wife, Susan Schneider, will receive financial report from a prenuptial agreement the pair signed prior to their 2011 wedding, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail.

Earlier this week, t...
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Carol Ann Susi Of 'The Big Bang Theory' Dies After Battling Cancer

November 12th, 2014 9:26am EST
Carol Ann Susi Of 'The Big Bang Theory' Dies At 62
Actress Carol Ann Susi, most known for playing unseen character Mrs. Wolowitz on "The Big Bang Theory," has died at 62 after losing her battle with cancer. The star famously played Howard's mother in the popular CBS series, but she never appeared on screen.

The show's producers, Warner Bros. Television, and CBS announced the sad news on Tuesday. They said in a statement: "The Big Bang Theory family has lost a beloved member today with the passing of Carol Ann Susi, who hilariously and memorably voiced the role of Mrs. Wolowitz.

"Unseen by viewers, the Mrs. Wolowitz character became a bit ...
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RIP Big Bank Hank

November 11th, 2014 4:38pm EST
Sugarhill Gang Rapper Big Bank Hank Dies At 57
Rapper Big Bank Hank from the legendary Sugarhill Gang has died from cancer at age 57. The hip hop star passed away in New York early Tuesday morning.

Big Bank Hank, born Henry Jackson in the Bronx in 1957, started his career in the 1970s by managing rap group Cold Crush. Producer Sylvia Robinson and her husband, record mogul Joe Robinson, noticed his talent and put him together with Wonder Mike and Master Gee to form the Sugarhill Gang.

The trio catapulted to fame in 1979 with their hit song "Rapper's Delight." They were the first hip-hop group to have a Top 40 hit. Hank stole the Super...
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Was Robin Williams Suicide Brought On By Hallucinations?

November 11th, 2014 1:00pm EST
Robin Williams Suicide Triggered By Hallucinations
New reports have surfaced that comedian Robin Williams' suicide was triggered by hallucinations brought on by the medication he was taking to offset the effects of his Parkinson's disease.

Williams took his own life on August 11.

A new report obtained by TMZ states that Williams was suffering from Lewy Body Dementia.

Lewy Body Dementia is marked by abnormal protein deposits in the brain that disrupt normal brain function.

Reportedly, this type of dementia is associated with Parkinson's disease and can be brought to the surface by the use of medication to control parkinsons.

Upon Willia...
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What Was The Cause of Joan River’s Death?

November 11th, 2014 9:37am EST
Doctor Screw Up Caused Joan Rivers Untimely Death
Joan Rivers death was caused by doctors not following proper procedure during minor surgery.

Upon a thorough investigation, the New York State Department of Health and Human Services found that there was no record the staff weighed Rivers before administering the sedative Propofol.The amount of the drug given is determined by a patient's weight. This is standard procedure when a person is sedated for any type of medical procedure.

TMZ revealed a computer at the clinic showed Rivers was given a twice the amount of Propofol then was needed for her weight.

Joan's personal doctor Gwen Korov...
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Coroner Releases Details About Robin Williams' Death

November 8th, 2014 8:19am EST
Robin William's Death Officially Ruled A Suicide
A coroner has confirmed that Robin Williams committed suicide. The coroner in Marin County, California, released his findings on Friday, and revealed neither alcohol nor illegal drugs were involved in the actor/comedian's death.

Williams was found dead in his Northern California home on August 11. It appeared that he hanged himself on a bedroom door.

However, the coroner found prescription drugs in "therapeutic concentrations" in his body, but ruled they were not responsible for his death, according to TMZ.com.

When authorities found Williams' body they noticed a bottle of Seroquel, a...
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