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David Bowie's Wife Shares Personal Message On Instagram

2/7/2016 11:14am EST
Iman Shares Update With Fans One Month After Husband David Bowie
Iman, the widow of rocker David Bowie, shared an Instagram message to fans who have wondered how the former supermodel has been holding up since her husband's untimely death.

The 60-year-old former model took to her official Instagram to offer her appreciation and thanks for all the support she has received from the legendary singer and songwriters millions of fans.

The poignant message was short and direct but spoke volumes.

A photo posted by IMAN (@the_real_iman) on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:03am PST

"'Love & Gratitude,' Iman," the photo read.

David Bowie died on Jan. 10 at age 69.

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Earth, Wind & Fire Co-Founder Maurice White Dies

2/5/2016 9:31am EST
RIP Maurice White: Celebs Pay Tribute To Earth, Wind & Fire Star
Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder Maurice White, 74, died in his sleep Thursday morning just a week before his band was to be honored at the Grammy's with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

He and his brother Verdine created the band in 1969, producing hits such as "September," "Boogie Wonderland," and "After the Love Has Gone." White was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1992 and was forced to quit the funk band two years later.

White also wrote music for movies including "Coming To America" and "Undercover Brother." He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010. He collaborated with sta...
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Celine Dion Requested A Memento From Her Husband Before He Passed Away

2/5/2016 8:10am EST
Celine Dion Has Gold Cast Made Of Late Husband Rene Angélil's Ha
Celine Dion did not want to lose husband and manager Rene Angélil's guiding hand from her life, so prior to his death, she had a gold cast made of her husband's hand.

Angelil, who passed away on Jan. 14, allowed the singer to make the memento as a way to have him with her when he became too ill to attend her Vegas residency shows.

According to Entertainment Tonight, the performer always held her husband's hand before going on stage.

When Dion finally returned to her Vegas residency after taking a year off to care for her ailing husband, she had the cast made so she could touch his hand f...
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Bobbi Kristina's Close Friend Opens Up

2/1/2016 4:38pm EST
Bobbi Kristina's Close Friend Speaks Out For First Time Since He
A close friend friend of Bobbi Kristina Brown's is speaking out for the first time since her death.

Mason Whitaker was one of Nick Gordon's middle school friends ... and became good friends with Bobbi Kristina in high school. He lived with the pair for a few years in the Alpharetta, Georgia condominium where Bobbi Kristina was found unconscious in a bath tub. She died 6 months later in hospice at the age of 22.

Whitaker explains that each day is harder to live without Bobbi Kristina. He says there isn't a day that “goes by that I don't think about her and the amazing influence she had on ...
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Vanessa Hudgens' Dad Has Died

1/31/2016 7:18pm EST
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens' dad has died.

According to E! News, the High School Musical actress has decided to dedicate her performance in Grease: Live! to her father. The 27-year-old told her fans the sad news just hours before she was scheduled to take the stage for her first ever live television musical.

"I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg passed away from stage 4 cancer. Thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers," Hudgens wrote, less than six months after letting fans know that her dad was diagnosed.

As Hudgens takes the stage tonight to portray Rizzo in Grease (airing o...
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Celine Dion Grateful For Support Following Husband's Death

1/30/2016 10:05am EST
Celine Dion
Celine Dion has issued a statement thanking those who supported her following her husband Rene Angelil's death from cancer earlier this month.

The singer's spouse was laid to rest on Jan. 22 at Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica - the church where she and Angelil were married in 1994. The funeral was broadcast nationally, and the singer mourned her husband's passing alongside millions of other people.

Dion issued a statement on Friday on her official website, thanking those who supported her during her time of grief. She wrote: "We thank from the bottom of our heart all the people who have ex...
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David Bowie Leaves Substantial Fortune To Wife & Kids

1/30/2016 8:33am EST
David Bowie Splits $100M Estate Between Wife Iman, Two Children
Late music legend David Bowie took good care of his family during his life and also after his death. Reports state that Bowie's estate was worth $100M and that it would be split between wife Iman and his two children.

In his will, which was filed in court on Jan. 29 in Manhattan, Bowie requested his wife, their daughter Alexandria and his son from a previous marriage, Duncan Jones, would get almost all of his estate.

The New York Post's Page Six reported that Bowie's total net worth is estimated to be about $230M.

Along with Iman and his children, Bowie also reportedly left money to othe...
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Grief-Stricken Celine Dion Skips Brother's Funeral

1/26/2016 9:36am EST
Still Mourning Husband's Death, Celine Dion Decides Not To Atten
Just two days after laying her husband to rest, Celine Dion elected not to attend her brother's funeral because she is too "grief stricken." The singer and her three sons attended a public service at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Friday to say goodbye to Rene Angelil.

Angelil died of cancer on Jan. 14, while Daniel, one of Dion's 13 siblings, also died of cancer on Jan. 16.

According to Entertainment Tonight, Dion did not want to spend another day mourning in public and instead elected to attend her brother Daniel's memorial service in Salon Charles Rajotte in Repen...
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Monty Brinson Has Died

1/25/2016 12:04pm EST
Monty Brinson Dead: Kim Richards Ex Dies After Long Battle With
Monty Brinson has died. The ex-husband of The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, January 24, according to Us Weekly. It was Monty's former brother-in-law, Rick Hilton, who confirmed the news by posting a message and photo on Instagram.

"We have lost Monty Brinson after a brave battle with cancer. His heart was a big as the moon and he was loved by all he Met. He will be sorely missed. I love You always!" Rick wrote.

Monty Brinson, 58, and Kim Richards were married for three years, but remained close after their divorce. Kim had been s...
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Celine Dion's Late Husband Rene Angelil Laid To Rest Following National Memorial Service

1/23/2016 5:14pm EST
funeral of Rene Angelil
Celine Dion laid husband Rene Angelil to rest on Friday following a public service at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

The singer's husband of 22 years passed away on January 14 at the age of 73 following a long battle with throat cancer; and on Thursday Dion, 47, greeted thousands who came to pay their respects during a public visitation, according to People.com.

On Friday thousands more lined the streets as Dion's family filled the same church where the couple wed in 1994 to say their final goodbye to the revered music producer, who received a national funeral. The natio...
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