Bad Girls Club Star Deshayla Harris Killed In Virginia Beach Shootings

Reality star Deshayla Harris has sadly passed at just 29-years-old. On Saturday, police confirmed that the Bad Girls Club alum was shot and killed by a gunman in one of three unrelated shootings in the Virginia Beach area on Friday night. Harris was one of two individuals who died, according to the Virginia Beach Police […]

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Talladega Nights Child Actor Houston Tumlin Dies Of Apparent Suicide

[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] Former child actor Houston Tumlin has taken his own life. According to reports, the 28-year-old, who played the foul-mouthed son of Will Ferrell’s character in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, died of apparent suicide in his Pelham, Alabama home on Tuesday afternoon. Tumlin’s girlfriend was reportedly home at the […]

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Rising Country Singer Taylor Dee, 33, Dead After Car Crash

Sad news from Texas. Up and coming country singer Taylor Dee died earlier this month after a tragic car crash. She was just 33 years old. Dee released her first single, The Buzz, in 2019, and received airplay on country stations across her home state. She’s survived by her husband and two children. According to […]

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Bobby Brown Jr.’s Cause Of Death Revealed

Four months after Bobby Brown Jr.’s sudden death, the L.A. County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed to TMZ the young musician died of a lethal combination of substances. While no drugs were found at the scene, autopsy and toxicology reports now reveal a deadly combination of alcohol, cocaine, and fentanyl were in the 28-year-old’s system. […]

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Reveals Last Time He Saw Dustin Diamond, Explains Why They Weren’t Close

It’s been just over a month since Dustin Diamond’s sudden death following a stage 4 small cell carcinoma diagnosis, and his co-star Mark-Paul Gosselaar is yet again speaking out on the tragic passing. This time he had a chance to reflect on why he and the rest of the Saved By The Bell cast had distanced […]

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Celebrities Who Passed Away In 2021: Rest in Power

Some truly beloved public figures have already left us this year.

These artists, athletes, politicians, and pop culture icons may be gone from this world. But they will certainly never be forgotten.

For their fans and loved ones alike, legends never die.

Their legacies live on; their stars will never fade; and their work will be cherished for generations to come, as those whose lives they touched pass the love and admiration on to future admirers.

Join us as we pay tribute to the lives we’ve lost in the year 2021.

May they rest in eternal peace and/or power.

1. Dustin Diamond

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This one hits particularly hard for a generation of people who grew up with him on Saturday morning television. Dustin Diamond, the former Saved by the Bell star, died of lung cancer at age 44 on February 1. His death comes just a few weeks after his diagnosis was made public.

2. Cicely Tyson

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What a legend. What a pioneer. We lost actress Cicely Tyson in January of 2021.

3. Christopher Plummer

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On February 4, 2021, Christopher Plummer passed away at the age of 91. The legendary Canadian actor racked up more than 200 (!) theater, film and television credits over the course of his storied career, winning Tony, Emmy and Academy Awards along the way.

4. Larry King

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Larry King, a journalist who anchored eponymous radio and talk shows for decades, became synonymous with CNN, and interviewed just about every famous person on the planet, is sadly dead at the age of 87. May he rest in perpetual peace.

5. Manukura

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Manukura, the rare, snow-white kiwi bird that was the first-ever hatched in captivity, died in its native New Zealand after multiple surgeries. The beloved flightless bird inspired toys and a picture book, winning the hearts of children and conservationists alike. #nestinpower

6. Cloris Leachman

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Just a week apart from Tyson, another iconic actress, Cloris Leachman, passed away at the age of 94.

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2-Year-Old Dies After Being Thrown From Car During Horrific Multi-Vehicle Crash In Texas

We can’t even begin to imagine what it must be like for a family to go through something like this. Just absolutely beyond heartbreaking… A 2-year-old girl in Houston, Texas is dead after she was ejected from a car during a multi-vehicle crash that occurred after a truck allegedly ran a red light. Related: Former […]

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Former Jeopardy! Champion Brayden Smith Dead At 24

This is awful… Former Jeopardy! champion Brayden Smith passed away earlier this month. He was just 24 years old. Related: Dustin Diamond’s Tragic Death Was ‘Not Supposed To Happen This Quickly’ No cause of death has been published or announced anywhere, but it appears that the popular game show contestant passed away a week ago, back on […]

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TikTok Star Dazharia Dead At 18 By Apparent Suicide

Yet another young social media star has lost their life far too soon. TikTok star Dazharia Quint Noyes, known online as Bxbygirlldee, reportedly died on Monday at just 18 years old. The teen’s parents confirmed the tragic news on Tuesday on a GoFundMe page. Related: Hustler Founder Larry Flynt Dead At 78 Joseph Santiago, Dazharia’s […]

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Dr. Laura Berman Reveals Her Son Died Of An Overdose — And Has A Warning For Parents About Snapchat!

This is just… too hard to bear. Dr. Laura Berman is going through a parent’s worst nightmare right now. The OWN host confirmed on her Instagram page on Monday that her son was dead after a drug overdose. Just 16 years old… Video: Chrissy Teigen Talks ‘Transformative’ Pregnancy Loss On Ellen In the post she explained […]

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Billy Brown Dies; Alaskan Bush People Patriarch Was 68

For years, Alaskan Bush People fans have known that family patriarch Billy Brown suffered from reported medical issues.

The 68-year-old father, grandfather, and reality television star had, after all, lived an eventful but at times hard life.

That takes its toll.

On Monday, February 8, his children shared the heartbreaking news that they (and fans) had been dreading with the world.

Billy Brown has passed away.

His son Bear Brown was the first to share the grim, if not entirely surprising, news on his Instagram account.

“We are heartbroken to announce that our beloved patriarch Billy Brown passed away last night,” he wrote.

Bear shared that his father passed away “after suffering from a seizure.”

“He was our best friend,” Bear affirmed of his father.

He went on to describe Billy as “a wonderful and loving dad, granddad, and husband.”

“And,” Bear announced, “he will be dearly missed.”

“He lived his life on his terms,” Bear acknowledged of his late father.

He continued by writing that Billy lived both “off the grid and off the land.”

We do not at all mean to distract from this moving tribute, but Bear just made a very good almost-zeugma with that line.

“And,” Bear wrote in reflection, BIlly “taught us to live like that as well.”

“We plan to honor his legacy going forward,” he affirmed.

“And,” Bear wrote, “to continue with his dream.”

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“We ask for privacy and prayers during this painful time!” Bear expressed to his followers.

In conclusion, he wrote: “God bless everyone!!!”

We can only imagine how painful and difficult that was for Bear to write out, just hours after his father passed away.

Rain Brown, the 18-year-old youngest daughter of Billy who was once the family’s de-facto spokesperson, took to Instagram an hour later with her own tribute.

“I lost a true friend,” Rain lamented of her father’s passing.

“Not forever,” she added, “but only in this world.”

“Please hold my family in your thoughts and prayers,” Rain requested of her many fans and followers.

The youngster added that, along with her siblings, she asks for prayers for “especially my mother.”

“Please,” Rain implored her numerous followers, “hold your family tight for me.”

“Words cannot express how wonderful he was and is,” Rain praised her dearly departed father.

“But I will say,” she expressed, “the closest thing to an angel I’ve ever known.”

“God bless you da,” Rain wrote.

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Addressing her late father, Rain added: “I love and miss you dearly.”

“You will always be my hero,” she affirmed, once again.

Rain then concluded her post: “God bless everyone.”

Alaskan Bush People is a long-running, successful reality series that has endured more than its fare share of struggles before.

There was a time, just a few years ago, when fans and family alike suspected that Ami Brown might pass during her battle with lung cancer.

Ami survived, making an impressive recovery, and the family moved on … but some things changed.

The Brown family reaped the rewards of their years of reality television stardom, purchasing (yes) a Beverly Hills mansion just a short drive to the hospital where Ami needed medical treatment.

But that is not where they live throughout the year.

Even so, they did not return to Alaska.

Instead, the famous family put down roots in the lower 48 in rural Washington, purchasing hundreds of acres of property.

Some said this made their show (and persona) a bit of a misnomer, but they remain authentic through and through.

Our thoughts are with the Brown family as they mourn a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

16-Year-Old Girl Killed & Toddler Injured After Terrible Sledding Accident In Upstate NY

This is a snow day of our nightmares. We are sad to report that on Saturday an unnamed 16-year-old girl was killed during a sledding accident in upstate New York. A three-year-old boy was also involved in the incident, but was later released from the hospital. The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office announced the accident in […]

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26-Year-Old Man Killed By Exploding Cannon While Celebrating Family Baby Shower

Tragedy struck this weekend when a 26-year-old Michigan man was unexpectedly killed after a small cannon exploded during the festivities at a local family baby shower. According to a news release from the Michigan State Police first obtained by People, Evan Thomas Silva of Hartland, Michigan was standing approximately 10-15 feet away from the cannon when it […]

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