Tag: celebrity deaths

Christopher “Big Black” Boykin Dead: Some Things You Need to Know

Actor/comedian/entrepreneur Christopher "Big Black" Boykin, best known for being one half of the titular duo on the hit MTV series Rob & Big, has died at the age of 45. Here are some things you need to know.

Christopher “Big Black” Boykin Cause of Death: How Did the Rob & Big Star Die?

Christopher "Big Black" Boykin -- who starred alongside his best friend, pro skateboarder/entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek, on the hit MTV show "Rob & Big" -- has died.

Charlie Murphy’s Last Tweet Will Hit You Right in the Feels

Charlie's final tweet stands out for being eerily foretelling.

Charlie Murphy Dead: How Did Eddie’s Older Brother Die?

Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy, passed away Wednesday (Apr. 12) after a battle with leukemia.

Chuck Berry Cause of Death Revealed: Rock Legend Died of “Natural Causes”

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90, the St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri confirmed. What was his cause of death? How did he die?

Bishop Eddie Long Cause of Death: How Did the New Birth Pastor Die?

Bishop Eddie Long, senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia near Atlanta, died Sunday (Jan. 15) at the age of 63 years old. How did he die?...

Bishop Eddie Long, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Pastor, Dead at 63

Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia (near Atlanta) has died, according to numerous Twitter reports. The Atlanta Journal Constitution and other official news...

Debbie Reynolds Cause of Death: How Did Carrie Fisher’s Mother Die?

Debbie Reynolds, iconic actress, singer and entertainer, died Wednesday (Dec. 28) at the age of 84, exactly one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher.

Twitter Unites to Protect Betty White From 2016, Man Makes GoFundMe Page

With just a few days of 2016 left, it’s time to protect some of our beloved living icons. And who better to start with than Betty White?

Ricky Harris Cause of Death: How Did the Actor/Comedian Die?

Actor/comedian Ricky Harris died Monday, December 26th, his friends and family confirmed. He was 54 years old. How did he die? What was his cause of death?

Alan Thicke’s Wife Tanya Shared a Cute Photo of Him on Instagram 2 Days Before He Died

In a bittersweet twist of fate, Alan Thicke's wife Tanya posted an adorable photo of herself and her husband on Instagram just two days before the actor passed away. She...

How Did Alan Thicke Die? “Growing Pains” Actor’s Cause of Death Revealed

Alan Thicke, the beloved TV dad and star of the hit 1980's sitcom "Growing Pains," died Tuesday (Dec. 13) after having a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son Carter.

Leonard Cohen Cause of Death: How Did the Canadian Singer-Songwriter Die?

Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, his label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed via Facebook. How did he die? What was his cause of death?

Shocking Photos Show Shawty Lo’s Mangled Car After Fatal Crash in Atlanta

A series of shocking photos showing the aftermath of Shawty Lo's fatal car crash have been released.

Watch: Wendy Williams Cries While Paying Tribute to “Wigologist” Antwon Jackson After His Sudden Passing

“The reason I am wearing my turban is because I am wigless.”

1990s “Call Me Now!” TV Psychic Miss Cleo Dies at 53

If you're a 90s kid like me, then the catchphrase "Call me now!" must bring back some fond memories. Sadly, our favorite TV psychic, Miss Cleo has passed away...

Pat Summitt Dies: 5 Quick Facts You Should Know About the Legendary Women’s Basketball Coach

This morning, the sports world -- and the country at large –- was rocked with the news that legendary Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt has passed away. Summitt,...

Actor Anton Yelchin of “Star Trek” Fame Dies in Freak Car Accident

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin died Sunday morning (Jun 19) after a freak accident, in which he was pinned by his own car. According to TMZ, Yelchin's friends became worried...

Kimbo Slice Found Out He Needed a Heart Transplant Right Before He Died

Earlier this week, following the death of Kimbo Slice, it was revealed by the mixed martial arts fighter's trainer that he passed away from a heart attack. Though Slice's...

How Did Kimbo Slice Die? Fighter’s Tragic Cause of Death Revealed

In the hours following the news of Kimbo Slice's passing Monday night (Jun 6), the MMA fighter's alleged cause of death was revealed by his training partner. Slice (real name: Kevin...

MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice Dead at 42

The mixed martial arts fighter known as Kimbo Slice has died. He was 42 years old. TMZ Sports reported late Monday night (Jun 6) that Slice was in "dire condition"...

Muhammad Ali Dead: 6 Things You Need to Know About the Boxing Legend

Last night, the world was rocked with the news that legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74. He spent his last few days being treated at...

Prince’s Ex-Wife Mayte Garcia Reacts to the Music Legend’s Sudden Death

Prince was found dead Thursday morning (Apr 21) at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Since the announcement of his passing, Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia has released a statement...

Prince Dead: Legendary Artist Dies Suddenly at Age 57

The world has lost another music legend. Prince, the legendary artist known for hits such as "Purple Rain," "When Doves Cry," "Let's Go Crazy" and "Little Red Corvette," among many others, has...

Is Prince Dead? Music Legend Reportedly Dies at 57

TMZ is reporting that Prince has died. The gossip site broke the news just moments ago, though we are awaiting confirmation from CNN and AP before we consider it official. According...

Big Ang From “Mob Wives” Dead at 55 After Battle With Cancer

Mob Wives star Angela "Big Ang" Raiola died early Thursday morning (Feb 18) following her battle with throat, lung and brain cancer. She was 55 years old.

Natalie Cole, Legendary Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 65

Some sad news to report on the first day of 2016. Legendary singer-songwriter Natalie Cole died in a Los Angeles hospital on New Years Eve (Dec 31) according to...

French Montana Affiliate Chinx Drugz Killed in Drive-By Shooting

Rapper Chinx Drugz -- a member of French Montana's Coke Boys -- was killed in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in Queens, New York. He was 31 years...

A$AP Yams Died from Accidental Drug Overdose, Chief Medical Examiner Rules

26-year-old A$AP mob founder A$AP Yams' death has been ruled accidental. Yams (real name: Steven Rodriguez) passed away back in January, but the cause of his death was unknown at the...

A$AP Yams, Founding Member of A$AP Mob, Dead at 26

Hip Hop fans are in mourning over the death of A$AP Yams, one of the founding members of the rap collective A$AP Mob. Yams (real name: Steven Rodriguez), known for helping...