Celebrity deaths

May 25, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Paul Bloch, a veteran Hollywood publicist for Rogers & Cowan who counted John Travolta, Eddie Murphy and Tom Cruise among his clients in a career that spanned more than five decades, died Friday after a long illness. He was 78. Bloch died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The family of late Swedish DJ-producer Avicii says his funeral will be private. In a statement released Tuesday, Avicii's family says the funeral will include "people who were closest" to the performer. The family also asked the media to respect their decision. They added that no...
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Khalid, seventh from left, and Shawn Mendes, fifth from right, perform "Youth" with the Stoneman Douglas choir, of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 20, 2018 - 11:17 pm
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS. A tearful and emotional Kelly Clarkson, who hosted the...
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May 20, 2018 - 4:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Broadway and Hollywood star Patricia Morison has died at age 103. Publicist Harlan Boll says Morison died of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles on Sunday. Morison acted in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, originated the role of an overemotional diva in...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Rockets star Chris Paul is among many in the Houston sports world offering condolences to the families affected by an area school shooting that left 10 people dead. Paul says: "It's tough, man. It's scary that that's become the norm here. We've got to do something about it." The...
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FILE - This Dec. 13, 1993 file photo shows Kurt Cobain of the band Nirvana performing in Seattle. The Washington State Court of Appeals has ruled that photographs from the scene of Nirvana frontman Cobain’s death will not be released publicly. KING5-TV reports the court ruled Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that the photographs are exempt from Washington state’s Public Records Act and releasing the photos would “violate the Cobain family’s due process rights under the 14th Amendment.” (AP Photo/Robert Sorbo, File)
May 16, 2018 - 12:40 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Court of Appeals has ruled that photographs from the scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death will not be released publicly. KING5-TV reports the court ruled Tuesday that the photographs are exempt from Washington state's Public Records Act and releasing the...
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FILE - In this April 8, 1957, file photo, Doug Ford, left, gets assistance from Jack Burke Jr., as he slips into the traditional green jacket worn after winning the Master golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and a Hall of Famer, died Monday, May 14, 2018. He was 95. (AP Photo/Horace Cort, File)
May 15, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion who won 19 times on the PGA Tour and was the player of the year in 1957, has died. He was 95. The PGA Tour said Ford's family notified the tour that he died Monday night. Details of his death were not immediately...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2000 file photo, actress Margot Kidder, who dated former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, arrives for his funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec. Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane in the “Superman” film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died. Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, Montana posted a notice on its website saying Kidder died Sunday, May 13, 2918, at her home there. She was 69. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 8:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Margot Kidder, the Canadian actress who starred as a salty and cynical Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" film franchise of the 1970s and 1980s, has died. She was 69. Kidder's manager Camilla Fluxman Pines said she died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, top, goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore, bottom, in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans. Green is the first Warriors player to ever average a triple-double in a postseason series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
May 10, 2018 - 3:58 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green's remarkable postseason has pushed beyond basketball, featuring Charles Barkley declaring he'd like to punch the emotional Golden State forward, a death threat from a frustrated fan who Green encouraged to get the help he needs, and an attempt by the All-Star...
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Matthew Lentz, who says he was fathered by convicted murderer Charles Manson at an orgy, stands outside Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He carried letters he said Manson sent him from prison and hoped to show them to a judge at a hearing over claims on Manson's estate. But he arrived too late for the hearing, and has until July 13 to show cause why he shouldn't be dismissed from the case. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
May 09, 2018 - 2:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the purported sons of Charles Manson could soon be out of the legal battle over the late cult leader's estate after failing to show up in court. Matthew Lentz, who claims he was fathered by Manson at a 1967 orgy, looked disheveled and frazzled when he arrived Tuesday at...
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