Carrie Fisher overshadowed by her mum in death

Debbie Reynolds, star of over 80 movies, died 1 day after her daughter Carrie Fisher of a severe stroke. She starred in ‘How The West Was Won (1963)’ and ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)’. And also for her singing. The single ‘Tammy’ reached number one in the US in 1957, and she released her first pop album named … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1997

On this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tune in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36 in a car crash in Paris the week before. During her 15-year marriage to Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II … [Read the full story]

John Lydon WON’T be celebrating Thatcher’s death

Front-man of PIL, and former frontman of the Sex Pistols, John Lydon, has hit out at those celebrating the death of Margaret Thatcher. The firebrand singer, who is currently on tour in Australia and getting into trouble over some remarks he made on a chat show because the interviewers were talking too loudly, spoke on … [Read the full story]

Lady Thatcher died peacefully reading the papers

This is Baroness Thatcher’s deathbed, inside The Ritz, surrounded by the people who cared for her. The Iron Lady died ‘peacefully’ here following a stroke at 11.28am on Monday, as she sat up and quietly read. Lady Thatcher, who had suffered a series of mini-strokes over the past decade, recognised the symptoms as she fell … [Read the full story]

Just got back from my mates funeral…

Just got back from my mate’s funeral. He died after being hit on the head with a tennis ball…it was a lovely service.

Jason Akermanis is a fucking idiot

AFL loudmouth Jason Akermanis says he was “stupid” and insensitive for attacking the late Jim Stynes as a “nasty man in his day” who was being treated like a “demigod”. In an explosive radio interview with Mix 92.7 FM on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast last week, the former three-time premiership-winning player said the public outpouring of … [Read the full story]

Kevin Costner to speak at Whitney’s funeral

Whitney Houston’s co-star from the 1992 film The Bodyguard, Kevin Costner, is set to speak at the late singer’s funeral today. Record label boss and the man who signed her, Clive Davis, will also speak and Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at the service at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New … [Read the full story]

Amy Winehouse was clean of drugs when she died

After her tragic death in July there was considerable speculation regarding the cause of Amy’s death. But today it has been announced that the toxicology results have been returned to the Winehouse family by authorities and confirm that there were no illegal substances in Amy’s system at the time of her death.   In statement released … [Read the full story]

Amy Winehouse left a lot of unreleased songs

Amy Winehouse left a trove of unreleased music, but no decision has been made about whether it will be released, people close to the singer say. The soul diva, who had struggled with drug and alcohol addiction, was found dead of unknown causes at her London home on Saturday. She was 27.  Spokesman Chris Goodman … [Read the full story]

Corey Feldman pays tribute to Jeff Conaway, but no Grease stars attend the funeral

Child star Corey Feldman paid tribute to Jeff Conaway with a touching speech at his funeral…but Grease co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John were notably absent. Fellow cast members Stockard Channing and Didi Conn, who played Rizzo and Frenchie in the 1978 musical, were also missing from the private ceremony in Encino, California. Instead, Feldman, … [Read the full story]

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