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Beloved actor Robin Williams passed away at his home in Tiburon, California earlier today at the age of 63, from what appears to be suicide by asphyxiation. Here's the official statement from The Marin County Sheriff's Office.
"On August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, Marin County Communications received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, CA. The Sheriff's Office, as well as the Tiburon Fire Department and Southern Marin Fire Protection District were dispatched to the incident with emergency personnel arriving on scene at 12:00 pm. The male subject, pronounced deceased at 12:02 pm has been identified as Robin McLaurin Williams, a 63 year old resident of unincorporated Tiburon, CA.
An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway by the Investigations and Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff's Office. Preliminary information developed during the investigation indicates Mr. »
Presenting “Love Always,” a recurring feature in which we pay tribute to the women who helped shape our views on pop culture.
This time we pay a 51st birthday tribute to Phoebe Cates. She retired from acting 20 years ago (save for a brief bit in her pal Jennifer Jason Leigh‘s 2001 The Anniversary Party) to raise her family with husband Kevin Kline, but she gave us a couple of iconic moments in the 80′s that will live forever.
Here are seven reasons why I will Love Always Phoebe Cates.
That Scene In Fast Times At Ridgemont High
1982′s Fast Times At Ridgemont High introduced us to Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker, Eric Stoltz, Anthony Edwards, Judge Reinhold and gave Brian Backer his best film role since The Burning.
It also gave us, without a doubt, the greatest nude scene in film history … that involved breasts. When Phoebe came »
Good news for fans of the dearly departed Tomorrow People: Luke Mitchell will be back on your TV — just not on The CW.
The actor has been cast in ABC’s midseason drama Members Only, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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Mitchell will play Jesse, a new club employee from the wrong side of town whose scattered demeanor may be deceiving.
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An acting thoroughbred himself through a career spanning more than 150 films, Mickey Rooney loved to hit the racetrack at Santa Anita Park to bet on the horses. It was there that he posed for one of his last photographs, with fellow entertainment icons Dick Van Patten, 85, and Mel Brooks, 87, for a snapshot taken March 30. It's classic Mickey - he's grinning broadly, clearly thrilled to be soaking up another spring Sunday in California with old friends who, as octogenarians, could have been his younger brothers. "Mickey was fine. He seemed terrific. But I guess when you're 93 …" Van Patten, 85, tells People of Rooney, »
- Champ Clark and Tim Nudd
Here is last week’s caption pic winner. This week’s caption pic is at the bottom of the page.
“Barney the Dinosaur unexpectedly reached puberty.”
Thanks to dostka for this week’s winning caption!
After collecting dust on the shelf for over a year, ABC has finally scheduled reality series Sing Your Face Off for back-to-back episodes on Saturday night starting May 31st. Hosted by John Barrowman, it features “celebrities who are transformed and trained to perform as a musical icon.” One of the judges is Debbie Gibson. There go my summer Saturday nights.
Judge to Strike Down Ohio’s Marriage Recognition Ban
Jon Hamm, circa the mid-90′s … on a dating show. There are no words.
Eight is enough for Shakira -- but just barely! The "Can't Remember to Forget You" singer, 37, "would love to have" lots of babies with her soccer player boyfriend, Gerard Pique, if only she had the time, she shares in the April 2014 issue of Latina. "If it weren't because of my music projects, I would be pregnant already," the Voice mentor, mom to 13-month-old Milan, says in her interview with the mag. "I would love to have eight or nine kids with Gerard -- my own [...] »
Adam Farrar, stepbrother of Oscar-nominated The Wolf of Wall Street star Leonardo DiCaprio, has been arrested on drug-related charges in Texas. Police detained Farrar, 42, in Collin County on Jan. 24. The charges include misdemeanor counts of possession of a dangerous drug, theft and harassment by phone. Jail records show all of the charges were outstanding warrants issued by Los Angeles authorities. The arrest reportedly occurred when Farrar attempted to visit his 38-year-old girlfriend Charity Moore at the Collin County Sheriff's Office. "Adam Farrar came in to visit an inmate, and we arrested him at that time," Lt. John Norton of the »
- Jacqueline Andriakos
Eight is enough! Jon Gosselin has revealed that he's gotten a vasectomy. During an appearance on the Wendy Williams Show, the 36-year-old admitted that he and his girlfriend Liz Jannetta won't be conceiving kids anytime soon. "We can't have more kids. Yeah, I'm fixed," the reality star admitted. The Pennsylvania native -- who still happily waits tables back home -- already has eight children with ex-wife Kate Gosselin. The pair's relationship has been drama-filled since their 2009 divorce, with the most recent debacle involving Kate claiming last [...] »
8 items from 2014
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