Ernie Banks dies at 83
Posted on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:08
moreover to being a corridor of Famer (over 500 domestic runs in his career) and two time MVP he was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom which is one of the highest honors that a civilian can receive in the U.S.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released the following statement, "Ernie Banks was more than a baseball player. He was one of Chicago's fantasticest ambassadors. He loved this city as much as he loved -- and lived for -- the game of baseball. This year, during every Cubs game, you can bet that No. 14 will be watching over his team. And if we are fortunate, it'll be a beautiful day for not just one ballgame, but two."
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Ashton Kutcher to Testify Against Man Accused of Killing His Then Girlfriend
Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:23
- Ashton was dating Ashley Ellerin back in 2001 when he was 23.
- When he showed up one night to take her to a Grammys party, he found the apartment dark and locked. Looking through a window, he saw what he thought was a red wine stain on the floor. In actuality, it was blood from Ashley's body which had been stabbed over 40 times.
- Michael Gargiulo lived nearby and is accused of homicideing two other young women as well.
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I never knew about this. I can not imagine having to wait this long for justice.
Designer Vince Camuto Passes Away at 78 + Celebs React
Posted on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:46
famed and beloved women's fashion designaler Vince Camuto died after a long fight with cancer on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Jerome Fisher and Camuto co-founded the powerhouse brand Nine West, which is one of the most recognized brands in footwear today.
Camuto passed away at his domestic in Greenwich, Connecticut, and is survived by his wife and five children.
Various stars have expressed condolences:
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ETA: RIP. There are more celeb reactions, i'll add in as I find them
Tootsie Roll CEO dies at 95; worked full time until last month
Posted on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:26
Most unappreciated sweet ever TBH. When I thought I didn't have anything else good in my trick or treat bag, Tootsie Rolls created the save.
Photographers Sneak Into Morgue to Photograph Singer
Posted on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:54
Chinese Photographers Sneak Into Morgue to Photograph Singer
Yao Beina, a singer from China, recently passed away from breast cancer at age 33. Following her death, three reporters from Shenzhen Evening News dressed as doctor's assistants snuck in to photograph Yao Beina during postmortem surgery to remove her corneas for donation.
After the family complained, the newspaper said it deleted the images. notwithstanding the journalists complained that tinheritor "press freedom" was being restricted. The censorship incident is even being compared to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.
In an attempt to remedy the situation, the paper printed her photo on the front page announcing a fund set up in her name to help people with eye disease. Beina's company threatened legal action as it was an unapproved project. Another paper, Global Times, says the reporters have been forgiven by Beina's father.
Yao Beina is known for singing the Mandarin version of "Let it Go" for Disney's Frozen as well as appearing on The Voice of China. She had was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and had a mastectomy as well as chemotherapy. The cancer returned in 2014, spreading to her lungs and brain. She passed away on January 16, 2015.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ws/asia/china/11353561/Chinese-tabloid-j ournalists-took-pictures-of-dead-body-of-p op-star-Yao-Beina.html
http://www.chinaentertainmentnews.com/2 014/06/chinese-singer-yao-beinas-new-sum mer.html
Violetta Degtiareva - Russian Tennis Player - dies at 23
Posted on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:57
Britney Spears' ex killed in Afghanistan by the Taliban
Posted on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 16:15
-Britney and John met at Alcoholics nameless in 2007
-he helped her overcome her drug and alcohol addiction
-they dated for a few months but releadinged friends
-according to sources, Britney Spears is dehugeated
-Britney Spears and John Sundahl dated briefly again in 2014
full article at the source: DAILY MAIL
Russian Opera Singer Yelena Obraztsova Dies in Germany
Posted on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:49
At age 75, Yelena Obraztsova died Monday following a long illness.
"The fantastic Russian singer, whose name has become a symbol of Russian opera in the 20th century, has passed away," Natalya Ignatenko, director of the Yelena Obraztsova Foundation.
Obraztsova received numerous awards throughout her career, performing all around the world during the bloodless War, including La Scala in Milan and the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Obraztsova established the Yelena Obraztsova Charitable Foundation for Musical Arts in December 2011 to support and promote the performance of opera in Russia.
Obraztsova was to perform in December at the Kremlin Palace, but the performance was canceled due to health reasons. At the time, she was advised to spend winter in the warmer climate of southern Gernumerous.
The opera star will be buried in Moscow.
Russian music post??
A$AP Mob co-founder A$AP Yams dies at 26
Posted on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:13
Cause of death has not been revealed yet. He was basically the creative genius behind A$AP Mob.
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