On this day…in 1979

To the New York City Police Department and Medical Examiner’s Office, he was John Simon Ritchie, a 22-year-old Englishman under indictment for murder but now dead of a heroin overdose in a Greenwich Village apartment. To the rest of the world, he was Sid Vicious, former bassist for the notorious Sex Pistols and the living … [Read the full story]

Whitney leaves everything to her daughter, Bobbi

Whitney Houston has left her estate to her daughter…making sure ex-hubby Bobby Brown is having none of it. Bobbi Kristina, 19, will receive the fortune in three payments…at ages 21, 25 and 30. Singer Whitney, worth $35million, signed the document in 2000, while still wed to drug addled pop star Brown. The late diva’s mum Cissy … [Read the full story]

Whitney Houston fan sets light to her house

A Whitney Houston fan accidentally set fire to her home while holding a vigil for the singer. Anne Lomax, 53, had been playing the late star’s records and lit a candle in tribute, but this then caused her Manchester house to catch fire after she’d gone to sleep. Mrs Lomax was woken up her smoke … [Read the full story]

Macaulay Culkin looks fucked

He was once the mischievous, cherubic star of the hugely successful Home Alone movies. However, Macaulay Culkin, now 31, appeared dishevelled and emaciated as he greeted fans in New York on Wednesday. With his straggly goatee beard and messy hair, he looked gaunt as he sipped from an energy drink. And last night he pulled … [Read the full story]

“Rick Rubin is over-rated”, says Corey Taylor

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor has made a public attack on producer Rick Rubin, saying that he considers him to be “overrated” and “overpaid”. The frontman, who worked with Rubin on Slipknot 2004 album ‘Vol 3: The Subliminal Verses’, told an audience at a Q & A session in Texas that the producer was a “thin shadow” … [Read the full story]

Weezer rocker Mikey Welsh twitters his own death

Mikey Welsh, the former bassist of Weezer, has passed away from a suspected drug overdose at the age of 40. The father-of-two was found in a hotel room in Chicago yesterday; he was in the city to watch his old band headline the Riot Fest. He predicted the exact location and time of his own … [Read the full story]

Conrad Murray apologised to the Jacksons

Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray has finally apologised to the tragic star’s parents for the first time…almost two years after his death. Murray, 58, denies killing Michael Jackson but until now has never said sorry for his death while under care at his Hollywood home in June 2009. But as he faces an involuntary manslaughter … [Read the full story]

Marilyn Monroe is still the sexiest

Screen siren Marilyn Monroe has been voted Hollywood’s greatest ever bombshell. The blonde beauty, whose films include Some Like It Hot and The Seven Year Itch, won the accolade almost half a century after her death. Monroe, who died from an overdose of barbiturate drugs, beat beauties such as Angelina Jolie, who was second. Scarlett … [Read the full story]

Ronnie Wood’s son also going through rehab

The son of Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has been ‘going through rehab,’ his father has revealed. Veteran guitarist Ronnie, who himself has had seven stints in rehab during a three decade long battle against drink and drugs, has told how son Jesse has been receiving treatment. And Wood, who has now been clean for … [Read the full story]

Andy Irons, surfing genius, found dead in hotel room

Andy Irons, one of the greatest surfers of all time, has been found dead in his Dallas hotel room. Irons was a remarkable surfer and was worshipped by surfers all over the world, and is widely regarded to have changed the face of surfing. He was born on July 24, 1978 and died on November … [Read the full story]