celebrity deaths

A NewsOne gallery of the celebrities who lost their lives in 2017.

It has only been a week since the world lost beloved TV icon Alan Thicke to an unexpected heart attack. Friends, family and fans alike were shocked and saddened by his untimely passing, as tributes to the actor have poured in from those who worked with him and knew him well. One person who had […]

Fans and former co-stars alike were shocked and saddened last week with the news that Tommy Ford, of the hit TV show Martin, had passed away from complications of a stomach aneurysm. All of his co-stars from the show have shared beautiful sentiments about working with him and how nice of a person he was […]

From Phife Dawg to Prince, here are the celebrities we lost in 2016.

“All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn’t stop beating. For 30 minutes...his heart just keep beating," his daughter revealed.

Legendary athlete Muhammad Ali has died from respiratory illness complicated by his Parkinson’s disease. He was 74 years old. By Michael Reese On Thursday, news of Ali’s hospitalization broke, when spokesman Bob Gunnell informed press that the iconic boxer was being treated at an unidentified facility for a respiratory issue. While his condition was initially […]

The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."

Update: Prince’s publist confirms his death. BREAKING: Legendary musician Prince has died at 57, his publicist says. pic.twitter.com/MIWRQc6RBd — BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) April 21, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js CNN and TMZ are reporting a death at Prince’s estate. TMZ reports that Prince has died, but other media galleries are simply reporting a death at the estate at […]