celebrity deaths

’60 Minutes’ Stalwart Andy Rooney Dies at Age 92 [VIDEO]
For 33 years, the CBS Sunday night newsmagazine ’60 Minutes’ ended with Andy Rooney providing his wry and sometimes cantankerous observations on topics ranging from religion to his messy office. And now, just a month after retiring from the show, Rooney has died at the age of 92 after …
John Lennon Inspired Steve Jobs to Strive for Perfection
John Lennon‘s creativity and work ethic didn’t just help ensure the Beatles‘ music was legendary, it also inspired Apple’s recently deceased co-founder Steve Jobs to strive for perfection within his company, according to an authorized biography of the visionary by Walter …
‘King of Infomercials’ Don Lapre Dead from Apparent Suicide
The self-proclaimed “King of Infomercials” Don Lapre, 47, was found dead in his cell of an apparent suicide on Sunday, although an investigation is still underway. Lapre was jailed in an Arizona federal jail without bond on charges of defrauding at least 220,000 people out of nearly $5…
Jermaine Jackson Defends Brother Michael Jackson in New Book
Michael Jackson had millions of fans and supporters during his lifetime, but arguably the most ardent and vocal defender of the superstar since his death in 2009 has been older sibling Jermaine Jackson. He continues to uphold the late King of Pop’s legacy and paint a favorable picture of him,…
‘Ziggy’ Creator Tom Wilson Dead at 80
Tom Wilson, who created the comic strip ‘Ziggy,’ has died at the age of 80, due to complications from pneumonia. For 35 years, Wilson was also the creative director of American Greetings. Ziggy, a bald, featureless man who lived with a menagerie of pets and would fall victim …
‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage Died From Heart Disease: Report
An autopsy released Thursday revealed that ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage’s death was caused by heart disease before he crashed his car in May. According to the autopsy, the 58-year-old wrestler, whose real name was Randy Poffo, “had an enlarged heart with severe blocking of hi…