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Natalie Wood Death Case To Be Reopened: Yacht Captain Blames Robert Wagner

On November 18th 2011 the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) said it had decided on a cold case review of her death after they were made aware of comments made by the yacht’s skipper that he deliberately misled investigators at the request of the actor Robert Wagner, Wood’s husband.

On November 29, 1981, Actress Natalie Wood drowned after spending several hours drinking on Catalina Island and a yacht with husband Robert Wagner, fellow actor Christopher Walken and the ship's captain, Dennis Davern.  There was an argument between three actors.  Robert Wagner accused Christoper Walken for wanting to sleep with his wife Natalie Wood.  After the argument, Robert Wagner reportedly smashed a wine glass on a coffee table.

Yacht Captain is now saying Robert Wagner is Responsible for Death of Natalie Wood.  But he wouldn't say why.

More coming... This story will be followed and updated.  Please check back

Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson Doctor, Found Guilty

Breaking News - 1:17pm (November 7, 2011)

Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson Doctor, Found Guilty of involuntary murder of Michael Jackson

Steven Tyler Hospitalized, Loses Teeth After Bathroom Fall

On October 25, 63 years old Steven Tyler slipped in his hotel shower in Paraguay and injured his face, including losing 2 teeth. Tyler was rushed to the hospital, and the scheduled show was postponed for the following night.

Amy Winehouse death ruled accidental, too much alcohol, coroner says

On October 26, 2011 (3 months after her death) the coroner reported that Amy Winehouse had been found to have died of alcohol poisoning, with her blood alcohol content determined at 416 mg per decilitre (5 times the legal limit).

Loretta Lynn Diagnosed with Pneumonia, Cancels Tour Dates

She woke up on her tour bus Saturday having difficulty breathing. She was treated at a Kentucky hospital over the weekend and released.

Mikey Welsh, former Weezer bassist, dies at 40

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Mikey Welsh, former bassist for the alternative rock band Weezer, has died. Welsh, who was 40, was found in a Chicago hotel room on Saturday afternoon. The cause of death is still undetermined...    

....The Vermont-born Welsh performed with Weezer from 1998 to 2001

Jeff Conaway's death ruled accidental with multiple causes

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Jeff Conaway’s autopsy results are back and the Los Angeles County coroner is ruling his death accidental. The findings also reveal that multiple causes, including internal infection, are to blame for his tragic end.

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Wanda Sykes: I had a double mastectomy

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(CBS) Comedienne Wanda Sykes made a very serious revelation during an interview on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

In the appearance, which is set to air Monday, Sykes admits that she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year and decided to have a double mastectomy.

"I had breast cancer," Sykes, 47, said, according to reports. "Yeah, I know it's scary."


Wanda Sykes (born March 7, 1964. 47 years old) is an American writer, stand-up comedian, actress, and voice artist. She earned the 1999 Emmy Award for her writing on The Chris Rock Show. In 2004 Entertainment Weekly named her as one of the 25 funniest people in America. She is well known for her role as Barbara Baran on The New Adventures of Old Christine and for her appearances on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. In November 2009 The Wanda Sykes Show, her own late-night talkshow, premiered on Fox, airing Saturday nights. It ended in April 2010.

Sykes also had a successful career in film, appearing in Monster-in-Law, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Evan Almighty, and License to Wed, and voiced characters in Over the Hedge, Barnyard, Brother Bear 2, Rio, and Ice Age: Continental Drift.

The End of R.E.M., and They Feel Fine

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R.E.M., the underground band from Athens, Ga., that helped invent the alternative-rock sound of the 1980s, said on Wednesday that its members were splitting up after 31 years of making music together.

Death in Kennedy, Mondale, & Percy Family (US Politics)

One must bring up "Death Comes in Threes" myth.  This time it will be "Political Death Triad" rather than "Celebrity Death Triad".

Also, both Kennedy & Mondale were 51 years old.

  • September 16, 2011 - Kara Kennedy Allen, daughter of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy, died Friday night at a health club in Washington, D.C.  Kennedy Allen, 51, had just taken a swim in the club, according to multiple people on close terms with the Kennedy family, who said she was found in the steam room by another gym member.
  • September 17, 2011 - Eleanor Mondale Poling, 51, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale, died at her Minnesota home early on Saturday after a six-year battle with brain cancer.
  • September 17, 2011 - Charles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early Saturday. He was 91.

Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan - Canerous Tumor Removed

Dave Gahan (Singer from Depeche Mode) was hospitalized on May 13th

On May 28th 2009 the band issued an official statement:

"Depeche Mode are pleased to announce they will restart their interrupted Tour Of The Universe in Leipzig, Germany on June 8th. On May 12th, lead singer Dave Gahan suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis, leading to his hospitalization and the cancellation of the Athens concert. While in hospital, further medical tests revealed a low-grade malignant tumour in Dave's bladder, which has since been successfully removed. At doctors' orders Dave Gahan must take a break until June 8th, to ensure that he makes a full recovery. The Leipzig show on June 8th will be the first concert following Dave's recovery. Dave Gahan sincerely thanks his fans for their support, understanding and patience. Depeche Mode deeply regret any problems or inconveniences the cancellations and postponements may have caused

Mike Tyson's Daughter dies

On Memorial day, May 25, 2009, Exodus Tyson, 4 years of age, was found unconscious and tangled in a treadmill cord by her 7 year old brother. The child's mother took her off the treadmill and called for medical attention. Exodus is listed in "extremely critical condition" at Phoenix's St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center The following day on May 26, 2009 at 11:45 AM she died of her injuries

Pro Golfer, Phil Mickelson on leave; wife diagnosed with cancer

On May 20, 2009, it was announced that Mickelson's wife, Amy, was diagnosed with breast cancer, and Mickelson says he will suspend his PGA Tour schedule indefinitely. His management company says Amy Mickelson will begin treatment with major surgery as early as the next two weeks. They were married in 1996 and have three children. Mickelson was to play the HP Byron Nelson Championship May 21-24, and defend his title May 28-31 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) is an American professional golfer. He has won three major championships and a total of 36 events on the PGA Tour. He has reached a career high world ranking of 2nd in multiple years. He is nicknamed "Lefty" for his left-handed swing, even though he is otherwise right-handed.

Carol Cole, Nat King Cole's Daughter, Natalie Cole's Sister dies 65

Singer Natalie Cole received a kidney transplant earlier this week, May 18. Her sister Carol Cole died on the same day. Natalie's sister Carol Cole recently found a "cancerous spot". It was a Lung Cancer. Natalie Cole was at Carol Cole's death bed when the kidney was available for an emergency transplant surgery. "She said, ‘What do you mean? I can’t deal with that right now! I’m here with my dying sister!’ And they said to her, ‘No, ma’am. We’ve got to do it now. You’ve got to be at Cedars-Sinai in two hours,” Natalie Cole's kidney transplant was a success. She is resting. But she lost her sister Carol Cole. She used to call her "Cookie"

(Little House on the Prairie) Michael Landon's Son dies 60

Mark Landon, an actor and eldest son of "Little House on the Prairie" star Michael Landon, was found dead at his home in West Hollywood. He was 60.

The cause of death was not immediately clear but there was no evidence of foul play.

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