Tuesday July 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Sad’ Category

Tina Turner’s son dies by suicide

Tina Turner’s son Craig Raymond Turner has died by suicide at the age of 59, according to the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office. Authorities confirmed to Page Six on Tuesday that the singer’s son fatally shot himself. He was pronounced dead at his Studio City, Calif., residence at 12:38 p.m. local time.  More…

‘Pawn Stars’ Shop Sets Up Memorial for Late Richard ‘Old Man’ Harrison

The famed "Pawn Stars" shop is already honoring its TV patriarch, Richard Harrison, a day after his death … and fans can pay their respects in a number of ways. A makeshift memorial was set up in the corner of the Gold & Silver shop in Las Vegas in remembrance of their late founder. As we reported, "Old Man" died Monday … and his memorial is already getting tons of love.  More…

Kate Spade’s father dies the night before her funeral

Just weeks after designer Kate Spade died by suicide and one night before her funeral, her father, Earl F. Brosnahan, Jr., passed away at the age of 89. “We are deeply saddened to announce that Katy’s father, Earl F. Brosnahan, Jr. (Frank), passed away last night,” the family said.  More…

Couple plunges to death while taking selfie on vacation in Portugal

A couple trying to take a selfie at a popular tourist spot in Portugal plunged nearly 100 feet to their deaths, authorities said. Australian Michael Kearns, 33, and his British girlfriend Louise Benson, 37, were standing on a wall overlooking the picturesque Praia dos Pescadores beach in Ericeira early Tuesday, when their phone slipped.  More…

Anthony Bourdain was ‘regularly suicidal’ after end of first marriage

On TV shows such as “No Reservations” and “Parts Unknown,” chef Anthony Bourdain presented the image of an alpha male of the world. Beneath the swagger and mischievous grin, however, loomed a history of lethally destructive behavior. Soon after his first marriage ended in 2005, as Bourdain related in his book “Medium Raw,” he was “aimless and regularly suicidal” during a stretch in the Caribbean.  More…

‘Parts Unknown’ star Anthony Bourdain dies of suicide by hanging at 61

American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the Emmy-winning host of CNN‘s “Parts Unknown,” has died from suicide, the network said Friday. He was 61. CNN host Brian Stelter said on air that Bourdain hanged himself in his hotel room in France.  More…

Friends watch as man falls to his death taking selfie at tourist hot spot

Friends watched on in horror as a man plunged to his death after attempting to take a selfie at a popular Australian tourist site. The international student, said to be in his 20s, was “mucking around” with his friends when he fell 130-feet onto rocks at Western Australia’s notorious tourist hot spot, The Gap. He was then swept out to sea.  More…

Ex-Playmate Stephanie Adams jumped with son off NYC building

A former Playboy Playmate jumped with her 7-year-old son to their deaths from a Midtown hotel Friday — amid a nasty custody battle with her chiropractic ex.  More…

‘Roseanne’ Canceled at ABC Following Racist Tweet

ABC, in a stunning move, has decided to cancel its Roseanne revival following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet Tuesday.
Early Tuesday, star, head writer and exec producer Barr attacked Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to former President Barack Obama, in a since-deleted tweet in which she said “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.”  More…

Southwest explosion victim’s husband breaks his silence

The heartbroken husband of the woman partially sucked out of a Southwest Airlines flight exchanged one last “love you” with her before she died — and recalled the moment he had to tell their children “Mommy’s not going to come home.”  More…

Tourists find bullet-riddled body on Acapulco beach

Chilling pictures of a man lying dead in the sand in crime-plagued Acapulco encapsulates the brutal violence gripping the once-idyllic tourist hotspot in Mexico. Acapulco is still in the midst of its worst crime wave in a decade with as many as 12 people murdered every day.  More…

‘Night Court’ star Harry Anderson dead at 65

“Night Court” star Harry Anderson died in North Carolina on Monday, police said. Cops found the 65-year-old TV actor dead in his home in Asheville at 6:41 a.m. and “no foul play is suspected.”  More…

Woman embalmed alive in deadly hospital mistake

A Russian woman was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday.  More…

Faulty water heater blamed in Mexico vacation tragedy

The toxic gas leak that killed an Iowa family vacationing at a Mexico resort town likely came from a faulty water heater, officials said.  More…

300-pound MTA worker falls to his death when railing snaps

A 300-pound transit worker died Tuesday morning when the railing he was leaning against broke — sending him plummeting about 20 feet to a lower level in an East Harlem train station, police said.  More…