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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Artist, arranger, pianist, songwriter, mother, civil rights activist, and owner of one of the finest voices to ever bless this planet, Aretha Franklin, has died. TMZ reported Monday that Franklin was down to 86 lbs., and had cancer. On Thursday, Franklin’s publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told the Associated Press she had…

Two Kids Break Up Two Kids Break Up

Tragic: two kids broke up recently, E! News confirmed via Instagram story posts from each infant.

R.I.P. Zsa Zsa, World's Ugliest Dog for 2 Glorious Weeks  R.I.P. Zsa Zsa, World's Ugliest Dog for 2 Glorious Weeks 

I regret to inform you that an excellent pup has left us too soon.

Yes, The Jerry Springer Show Is Still on TV, But Soon It Will End Yes, The Jerry Springer Show Is Still on TV, But Soon It Will End

After nearly three decades of infidelity, illegitimate children, broken homes, proposals, and divorces, The Jerry Springer Show is ceasing production. The favorite program of daytime viewers (i.e., the unemployed, self-employed, and cracker crumb covered sick tweens home from school across the world), which debuted in…

Mitzi Shore, Founder of Legendary L.A. Comedy Club, Has Died Mitzi Shore, Founder of Legendary L.A. Comedy Club, Has Died

Mitzi Shore, co-founder of famed comedy club The Comedy Store in Los Angeles, died Wednesday morning at the age of 87.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum's Love Is Dead Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum's Love Is Dead

Fine, not dead, but transfigured into something that will enable them to bone other people: After nearly nine years of marriage, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum have announced that they’re separating. People broke the news, and both Tatum and Dewan posted matching statements to Instagram shortly thereafter:

Hubert de Givenchy, Father of the House of Givenchy, Dies at 91 Hubert de Givenchy, Father of the House of Givenchy, Dies at 91

Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy, fancy french aristocrat and founder of the House of Givenchy, has died at 91, reports WWD.

Goodbye, Sweet Polar Bear Goodbye, Sweet Polar Bear

Tundra, the Bronx Zoo’s resident polar bear, was euthanized last Saturday. At the time of his demise, he was the last polar bear left in New York City, following the deaths of Central Park Zoo polar bears Gus, in 2013, and Ida, in 2011. Though Tundra was 26 (which is very old in polar bear years) and was suffering…

Working at Gothamist Taught Me How To Think And What To Think About Working at Gothamist Taught Me How To Think And What To Think About

Yesterday, it was announced that Gothamist and DNAinfo, two sites vitally important to New York City’s news ecosystem, were shutting down. Its owner, Joe Ricketts, it seemed, would sooner lay off a combined staff of 115 people than see his workers unionize.

Project Runway's Mychael Knight Dead at 39 Project Runway's Mychael Knight Dead at 39

Mychael Knight, who placed fourth in the third season of Project Runway, died this morning at age 39.

RIP Tom Petty RIP Tom Petty

After a confusing day swirling with misinformation, Tom Petty has died at the age of 66. The news was confirmed by his longtime manager, Tony Dimitriades, who released the following statement:

Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dies at 91 Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dies at 91

Hugh Hefner, who founded the legendary Playboy in 1953, a magazine whose at times scintillating writing has been eclipsed by its photoshoots, died of natural causes at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles on Wednesday. He was 91.

French New Wave Film Icon Jeanne Moreau Dies at 89 French New Wave Film Icon Jeanne Moreau Dies at 89

Famed French actress Jeanne Moreau reportedly died in her home on Monday at the age of 89. Moreau was considered one of the greatest actresses of her time, and is perhaps best known for her role in Francois Truffaut’s new wave film Jules et Jim.

True Blood’s Nelsan Ellis Is Dead at 39 True Blood’s Nelsan Ellis Is Dead at 39

Nelsan Ellis—best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s True Blood—has died of complications from heart failure. He was 39.

Legendary Reporter Jimmy Breslin Dead at 88 Legendary Reporter Jimmy Breslin Dead at 88

Jimmy Breslin, one of the most towering figures in New York City journalism, died on Sunday in his Manhattan home. He was 88. His death was confirmed by his wife, Ronnie Eldridge, who said that he’d been recovering from pneumonia.

Chuck Berry Has Died At 90 Chuck Berry Has Died At 90

Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr.—better known as guitar god “Chuck” Berry—has passed away at the age of 90.

Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Following Surgery Complications Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Following Surgery Complications

Beloved Emmy-winning actor Bill Paxton died at 61 on Sunday due to complications from surgery, People reports.

Emmanuelle Riva, Known for Amour and Hiroshima Mon Amour, Has Died At 89 Emmanuelle Riva, Known for Amour and Hiroshima Mon Amour, Has Died At 89

The French actress Emmanuelle Riva, an Academy Award nominee known for her starring roles in 2012's Amour and 1959’s Hiroshima Mon Amour, died in Paris on Friday after a prolonged battle with cancer. She was 89.

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