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Iconic French designer Thierry Mugler dies at 73
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Iconic French designer Thierry Mugler dies at 73

Thierry Mugler has died at the age of 73, his team announced on his Instagram page. The iconic French fashion designer passed away on Sunday, Jan. 23. His team did not announce a cause of death. The post reads: "#RIP We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfred Thierry Mugler on Sunday January 23rd 2022. May his soul Rest In Peace." His death appears to be unexpected, with the star not known to be in ill health. Mugler made his name in the fashion industry throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, with his designs being showcased in many different places, from the runway to stage shows. Mugler dressed a wide range of stars across the entertainment and music world, including Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, George Michael, David Bowie, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Rihan...
NFL Legend, John Madden is Dead
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NFL Legend, John Madden is Dead

John Madden, the NFL coaching and broadcasting legend, has died, the NFL announced. The league said he passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, Dec. 28, at the age of 85. "Nobody loved football more than Coach," NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Tuesday evening. "He was football. He was an incredible sounding board to me and so many others. "There will never be another John Madden, and we will forever be indebted to him for all he did to make football and the NFL what it is today." Madden is one of the most iconic figures in NFL history. He dominated as a head coach of the Oakland Raiders, winning Super Bowl XI and finishing his career with a 103-32-7 record. After his time as a head man on the sidelines ended, he went on to become one of the grea...
Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday shows off the house she built this year
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Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday shows off the house she built this year

Actress Nkechi Sunday Blessing has shared photos of the house she built this year and was meant to gift to her mum who sadly passed away in September 2021. Nkechi had planned to present the house to her mum as a birthday gift but she died before the day. Posting photos of the house online this morning, Nkechi wrote; ''Highlight of my 2021 This right here is my Sweat and Blood 6 Months of sleepless night I give GOD all the Glory. Nobody told me it was this difficult to build a house with the hike in building materials but I DID it. Just that my mother couldn’t wait to see Our house,What she has always wanted and prayed for silently. I was going to write a long epistle,But let me leave it here first cus it still feels like a dream. Built from Scratch to finish. This whole week I w...
’90 Day Fiance’ Star, Jason Hitch Dies from COVID-19 Complications
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’90 Day Fiance’ Star, Jason Hitch Dies from COVID-19 Complications

90 Day Fiancé star, Jason Hitch has passed away at the age of 45. Jason Hitch, a reality TV personality, who appeared on the second season of the TLC series in 2014, died on Tuesday night, Dec. 14, Jason's sister Shannon confirmed to TMZ. According to Shannon, her brother passed away after suffering from complications related to coronavirus and other possible factors. In addition, Shannon explained that her brother, who was not vaccinated against the virus,  was placed in the ICU of a Florida hospital. She said she and her loved ones were able to say their goodbyes to Jason and be with him during his final moments. Following the news of Jason's death, TLC issued a statement to E! News on Wednesday, Dec. 15, sharing, "We are saddened to hear about the passing of Jason Hitch ...
Iconic Mexican singer, Vicente Fernández dies at 81
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Iconic Mexican singer, Vicente Fernández dies at 81

Vicente Fernández, an icon of traditional Mexican music, has died at the age of 81. He passed away on Sunday Decdmber 12, at a hospital in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, according to a post published on his official Instagram account. The announcement from his family did not give a cause of death, but the singer had been hospitalized since August after a fall at his Guadalajara ranch in the central state of Jalisco required an emergency spinal surgery. While in the hospital, he had also been diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome, an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the body's nerves. "It was an honor and a great pride to share with everyone a great musical career and to give everything for his audience," read a post on Fernández's account tra...
Ex-striker, Marvin Morgan is dead
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Ex-striker, Marvin Morgan is dead

Aldershot, Shrewsbury Town and Plymouth Argyle former striker, Marvin Morgan, is dead. Shrewsbury Town announced his death in a tweet via their Twitter handle on Monday. The tweet read, “Shrewsbury Town Football Club is deeply saddened to receive news that Marvin Morgan has tragically passed away aged just 38. “The Club would like to send our most sincere condolences to his friends and family. Rest in Peace, Marvin. “Former footballer Marvin Morgan has died suddenly, aged 38, several of his previous clubs have reported.” Morgan made more than 200 career appearances in the Football League, also spending time on loan at Dagenham & Redbridge and Hartlepool. He also started his own clothing wear business Fresh Ego Kid, while he was with Shropshire club Shrewsbury....
Joey Morgan, actor best known for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, is dead at 28
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Joey Morgan, actor best known for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, is dead at 28

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse star, Joey Morgan has sadly died at the age of 28. The actor died early on Sunday morning, November 21, with no cause of death given by his rep. A statement from his rep read: ‘Joey Morgan passed away early Sunday morning.  It was a shock and devastated all of us who loved him. He will be dearly missed. ‘We hope everyone understands how painful this is for his loved ones and can respect boundaries and allow them to grieve in private.’ Scouts director Christopher Landon paid tribute to the actor on Twitter, writing, “Joey Morgan came into my life nearly 9 years ago when I made Scouts. He was quiet, funny, intelligent and thoughtful. And when the cameras rolled he was magnetic. He passed today and the news is heartbreaking. I am honored t...
Fast rising young Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Michelle, drowns at the beach
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Fast rising young Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Michelle, drowns at the beach

A fast rising Nigerian disc jockey and brand influencer who goes by the name DJ Michelle, has reportedly passed away. Unconfirmed report said she drowned at the beach. A check through her Instagram page shows that she posted a video of herself at a beach 18 hours ago. Friends says she died shortly after this... Screenshot from her last video on Instagram story "We spoke about how bright your future was, your goals, your dreams. I can't believe I am putting RIP next to your name," Fapson wrote. "So young, so talented. My attitude gyal! This hursts man. Sleep well my baby." "This life is actually crazy. That's why you really got to live each day like it's your last. Do what makes you happy!" she added.  
‘Oldest man who ever lived’ dies aged 127 as family call Guinness World Records to recognize him
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‘Oldest man who ever lived’ dies aged 127 as family call Guinness World Records to recognize him

A man who is believed to be the oldest man to have ever lived has passed away, reportedly at the age of 127. Natabay Tinsiew, from Eritrea in Africa, died in his remote village of Azefa on Monday, September 27. His family is now calling on the Guinness World Records to officially recognise him as the oldest person to have ever lived. The Guinness World Records have been contacted by Mr Natabay’s grandson Zere Natabay and he has given evidence of official documents of his birth. Records from the church show his birth certificate with the year of his baptism in 1894. However, his family actually believe he was older due to the belief he was baptised 10 years after his birth when the priest came to their remote village. Zer...
Nomadland Actress, Melissa Yandell Smith Dies of Cancer at 64
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Nomadland Actress, Melissa Yandell Smith Dies of Cancer at 64

Melissa Yandell Smith, who played Frances McDormand's character's sister in Nomadland has died at the age of 64. Before her death, Melissa served as the Conservatory Director at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco for 25 years.  In an obituary in The New York Times, Smith's cause of death was revealed to be cancer. It read; "It is with great sorrow that we share that Melissa Smith, longtime Director of the Conservatory, passed away on September 7, 2021. "Melissa's impact on A.C.T. and on the American theater is immense. "So many have been touched by her talent, generosity, intellect, grace, and wonderful sense of humor. She will be greatly missed. "She passed away quietly September 7, 2021 in her home in San Francisco surrounde...
MMA fighter Lucas Gabriel Peres  dies from head injury after falling ill following bout
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MMA fighter Lucas Gabriel Peres dies from head injury after falling ill following bout

A Brazilian MMA fighter has tragically passed away at the age of 22 following a fight earlier this month. Lucas Gabriel Peres, an amateur fighter from the Midwestern city of Peabiru, fought in a K-1 competition in Maringa on September 11, and was hospitalised following his bout. After his match-up, Peres complained of headaches and after arriving home with family, he was taken to a hospital in Campo Mourão. While at the hospital, his condition reportedly deteriorated to the point where he was sent to the Metropolitan Hospital of Sarandi, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday, September 18. The organisers of the event have not commented on Peres' passing but are reportedly in contact with his family. A report investigating further into the causes of his death is being pr...
Fashion designer Tom Ford’s Husband Richard Buckley dies aged 72
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Fashion designer Tom Ford’s Husband Richard Buckley dies aged 72

Richard Buckley has died at the age of 72. The fashion journalist, who was married to designer Tom Ford, 60, passed away at their family home on Sunday night, September 19. After 35 years of marriage, Buckley passed away of "natural causes." The sad news was confirmed by Ford's team who released a statement on Monday, September 20. It read: "It is with great sadness that Tom Ford announces the death of his beloved husband of 35 years, Richard Buckley. "Richard passed away peacefully at their home in Los Angeles with Tom and their son Jack by his side." The couple first met at a fashion show in 1986 and sparks flew between them as they started dating soon after. After 28 years together, the pair finally decided to tie the knot in 2014 soon after same-sex marriage wa...
Female Boxer Dies after being Knocked out in a Fight
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Female Boxer Dies after being Knocked out in a Fight

A Mexican boxer has tragically passed away at the age of 18 after a knockout left her in critical condition. Jeanette Zacarias Zapata was knocked out in the fourth round against Marie Pier Houle at the GVM Gala International  in Montreal  last week. The 18-year-old appeared to have a seizure after a left uppercut and a right hook, and she was rushed to hospital. Referee Albert Paduano Junior, who had checked on the Mexican fighter, called time on the contest after the fourth round, with the medical team quickly placing her in an ambulance. Fight promoter Yvon Michel announced the sad news in a statement on Thursday night, September 2. “It is with great sadness and torment that we learned, from a representative of her family, that Jeanette Zacarias Zapata passed away this...
British-Nigerian Footballer Samuel Oji Passes away at 35
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British-Nigerian Footballer Samuel Oji Passes away at 35

British-Nigerian footballer, Samuel Oji has died at the age of 35. The former Arsenal youth player and League of Ireland footballer is said to have been battling 'illness.' Oji kicked off his career at the Gunners as a teenager in 2000, but failed to make the grade and joined Birmingham in 2004. The defender,  the cousin of English singer,  Lemar - also turned out for Doncaster Rovers, Leyton Orient, Bristol Rovers, and Hereford United during his career. Oji was most recently working as assistant manager at non-league outfit Highgate United which play in the Midland League Premier Division - the ninth tier of English football. Tributes have been pouring in for the centre-back since the shock news of his passing. In a statement, Highgate United revealed: "All it is wit...
British wife of Multi-millionaire Found Dead at Luxury villa in Spain
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British wife of Multi-millionaire Found Dead at Luxury villa in Spain

The wife of a British multimillionaire has died suddenly while on holiday in Menorca. Elsie Mogford, 37, passed away in a hospital on the Spanish island on Tuesday, August 24. She was rushed to an unnamed hospital but the medics could not save her and she was declared dead. It is not yet clear what caused Mrs. Mogford's death. Elsie had been married to Steve Mogford, 65, the head of United Utilities, for two years.  She married Mr. Mogford in June 2019 after his first wife, Barbara, 61, died from breast cancer in 2016. Mrs Mogford, who had posted images from their holiday including photos of her sunbathing on their £2 million yacht, is suspected to have died after a heart attack.   The horsewoman leaves behind two sons, aged 15 and 11, from a previous marriage. ...
Dynasty star, Michael Nada dies at 76 only 10 days after being Diagnosed with Cancer
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Dynasty star, Michael Nada dies at 76 only 10 days after being Diagnosed with Cancer

Dynasty star Michael Nader has died at the age of 76 just ten days after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. His wife Jodi Lister made the announcement on Facebook on Wednesday, August 25. She revealed that her husband died at their home in Northern California on Monday, August 23. She wrote: "It grieves me to share the sad news that my husband, Michael Nader, passed away at home on August 23rd. "He was diagnosed with untreatable cancer on Friday the 13th and died 10 days later with me and his best fur friend Storm by his side. "His death and diagnosis was sudden and unexpected and I have never experienced such agony as watching my soul mate die before my eyes. "He was loved by so many and treasured his fans and their letters and emails. He responded to them all." ...
American Rapper, R5 Homixide, Found Dead at 22
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American Rapper, R5 Homixide, Found Dead at 22

American rapper R5 Homixide has died at the age of 22, his friends confirmed on social media. The Lion Heart performer, whose real name is Rashad Dowdy, passed away on Monday 23 August. It has not yet been confirmed how the singer died. Fellow rappers and artists have gone on social media to share their heartbreak over his sudden demise. Fellow rapper Problem Child 5 shared a sweet snap of himself and Dowdy as his first post on Instagram, which he captioned: "Who tf gone watch my back now. Take me with you twin." Artist Money Game Boo also shared a touching tribute online with a lengthy caption dedicated to the up and coming rapper. The Atlanta rapper first released his debut album Gvnganati 3 back in March last year at the start of the pandemic. He found f...
Former Wales, Hull City coach, Mike Smith is dead
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Former Wales, Hull City coach, Mike Smith is dead

  Former Wales and Hull City coach, Mike Smith, is dead. Smith died at the age of 83, the Football Association of Wales has announced on Thursday. A statement on the FAW’s official website read: “The Football Association of Wales is saddened to learn that former Cymru manager Mike Smith has passed away, aged 83. “The thoughts of everyone at the FAW are with Mike Smith’s family and friends at this sad time.” Smith led Wales to the quarter-finals of the 1976 European Championship, where they were controversially beaten 3-1 over two legs against Yugoslavia. Meanwhile, Smith’s former club Hull City paid tribute to their former manager in a post via Twitter. “Very sad news. Our thoughts are with Mike’s family and friends,” Hull City tweeted.
Darts legend Andy Fordham dies at 59, months after revealing he was ‘terrified’ of death
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Darts legend Andy Fordham dies at 59, months after revealing he was ‘terrified’ of death

Darts legend, Andy Fordham has passed away at the age of 59, months after admitting that he was 'terrified' of death after suffering health issues in recent years. Fordham faced health problems during his life and once weighed 31 stone, revealing that he would drink 25 bottles of lager a day. He contracted coronavirus in January this year and revealed to The Sun that doctors warned him that the disease could hit him 'very quickly'. 'This is the scariest thing I've ever had to face in my life,' he said. 'My biggest fear is waking up one morning, not being able to breathe and being placed in the back of the ambulance - then not seeing my wife and children again.' Known as The Viking, died on Thursday afternoon, July 15, with his wife, Jenny, by his side. At the peak...
Former Arsenal Goalkeeper Alan Miller dies at 51
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Former Arsenal Goalkeeper Alan Miller dies at 51

Former Arsenal, Middlesbrough and West Brom goalkeeper, Alan Miller has tragically passed away at the age of 51. The news of his death was confirmed in report by Daily Mail. But the cause of his death is yet unknown. The Englishman joined the Gunners as a schoolboy in 1984 and signed as a professional with the club four years later. Miller made his Arsenal debut as a substitute against Leeds United at Elland Road, in so doing becoming the first Gunners goalkeeper to make an appearance as a substitute. He made five appearances for Arsenal in total, and was an unused substitute as the Gunners won the FA and League Cup double in 1993, as well as the European Cup Winners' Cup a year later. Miller had spent time on loan with Plymouth Argyle, West Brom, and Birmingham City, and ...
Sister Act and Annie star, Lois de Banzie, dies aged 90
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Sister Act and Annie star, Lois de Banzie, dies aged 90

Actress Lois de Banzie has died at the age of 90. Her family confirmed on Tuesday, May 25, that she passed away on April 3 in Greenbrae, California. No cause of death has been given. The family said in her obituary, which was published in the San Francisco Chronicle: "Lois was proud to have made a career as an actress on stage, screen, and television. "Her wit and humor will be much missed." The TV star is best known for her role as Eleanor Roosevelt in Annie and she also starred in Sister Act as Immaculata alongside Whoopi Goldberg.
Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Francesc Arnau is Dead
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Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Francesc Arnau is Dead

Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Francesc Arnau is dead. He passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 46. Spanish club, Real Oviedo, confirmed his death in a tweet via their Twitter account. “Our sports director, Francesc Arnau Grabalosa, has passed away,” Real Oviedo’s tweet read. “We deeply regret her loss and accompany her family through these difficult times. Rest in peace.” Arnau had been working as Director of Sport at Real Oviedo since December 2019. He started out in Barcelona’s youth teams, working his way up to the first-team squad, where he spent three seasons from 1998 to 2001. The former shot-stopper left Barcelona in 2001 to sign for Málaga.
Former Southampton Midfielder, Alan McLoughlin is Dead
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Former Southampton Midfielder, Alan McLoughlin is Dead

  A former Southampton midfielder, Alan McLoughlin, is dead. He passed away at the age of 54. Southampton made the announcement in a tweet via its Twitter handle on Tuesday. “#SaintsFC is saddened to learn of the passing of former midfielder Alan McLoughlin, aged 54. “Our thoughts are with Alan’s family and loved ones,” Southampton’s tweet read. McLoughlin represented the Republic of Ireland national team 42 times. He also played for Swindon, Portsmouth, Wigan and Rochdale, among other clubs, during his football career. McLoughlin scored the goal that took the Republic of Ireland to the 1994 World Cup when he scored in a qualifier against Northern Ireland at Windsor Park in Belfast.
No One Stops me when I Begin a Fight – Clergyman Prophet Odumeje Vows to Come for People Accusing him of Parading Fake Miracles in his Church
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No One Stops me when I Begin a Fight – Clergyman Prophet Odumeje Vows to Come for People Accusing him of Parading Fake Miracles in his Church

Prophet Odumeje has vowed to deal with persons accusing him of staging fake miracles in his church. Actress Rita Edochie shared a video of him issuing the threat on her Instagram page this morning. She shared the video days after comedienne, Ada Jesus passed away. Ada Jesus had a face-off with the clergyman and Ms Edochie after she accused them of staging fake miracles in his Onitsha-based church. She sought their forgiveness before she passed on April 21. Watch the video of the clergyman issuing the threat below
Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51
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Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51

The Hip Hop community has suffered another loss after the death of rap legend, DMX. Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob has passed away at the age of 51. The rapper, real name Robert Ross, passed away on Saturday, April 17 after suffering a variety of ailments including kidney failure. He had recently been discharged from the hospital and was reportedly planning to relocate to Atlanta because he was homeless. His death was confirmed in a statement by popular New York City promoter, Van Silk. “We’ve lost another member of our Hip Hop family,” Van Silk tells HipHopDX. “Many may have been unaware that Black Rob has been sick over the years until Mark Curry posted the video from the hospital. My memory of Black Rob was when he use to come by DJ Kay Slay’s studio to do the mixt...
Former minister and Buhari’s close ally, Dr Mahmud Tukur dies in Abuja
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Former minister and Buhari’s close ally, Dr Mahmud Tukur dies in Abuja

A former minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr Mahmud Tukur, has passed away. Dr. Tukur died from undisclosed ailment in the early hours of Friday, April 9, in Abuja. Close family members, who confirmed the death to Daily Trust, said he died after he was rushed to a hospital in Abuja from his base in Kaduna, on Wednesday night, April 6. "His remains is being conveyed to Yola for the funeral,” a source said. The late Tukur was a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari and served as his Minister of Commerce between 1983 and 1984 when he was the military Head of State. Dr Tukur, an academic, politician and businessman, was also the first Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano and a former director of Cadbury Nigeria
Prophet Bushiri’s 8-year-old Daughter Dies after Battle with Lung Infection
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Prophet Bushiri’s 8-year-old Daughter Dies after Battle with Lung Infection

Israella, the 8-year-old daughter of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) leader Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, has passed away. Israella died in the Intensive Care Unit of a Kenyan hospital in the early hours of Monday morning, March 29, Prophet Bushiri confirmed the sad news in a statement issued through his Facebook page on Monday morning. The embattled prophet had called an emergency prayer meeting on for his daughter saying she had been battling a lung infection for the past few weeks. Police in Malawi recently delayed Isabella seeking medical assistance when they blocked the prophet’s children, cousin Esther Bushiri and mother-in-law Magdalena Zgambo to depart from Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe in a private air ambulance. They were later allowed to travel b...
35-year-old woman and her Four Children Die in Jos House Fire
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35-year-old woman and her Four Children Die in Jos House Fire

A 35-year-old woman, Ebere Precious Ogbodo and her four children, Rejoice, Merkel, Harmony and Engel were killed in a deadly fire house fire in Jos, Plateau state. The tragic incident occurred in Gyel community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night, February 25. The children died instantly while their mother was rushed to Dee Medical Center in Bukuru, where she passed away the following day. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but speculations attributed it to electrical fault. It was gathered that the inferno was so intense that virtually everything in the house was gutted. Confirming the development, the husband and father of the children, Philip Ogbodo said the incident occurred on Thursday night, an hour after he left the house t...
Rapper, Zlatan Drops Tribute For Dancer & Video Vixen Picture Kodak
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Rapper, Zlatan Drops Tribute For Dancer & Video Vixen Picture Kodak

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Zlatan Ibile Drops tribute to the late picture Kodak who sadly passed away yesterday, Wednesday of electrocution Few hours ago, picture Kodak passed away in one of the most popular music director’s home   View this post on Instagram   Zlatan drops tribute for Dancer/Video vixen #PictureKodak A post shared by Naijaeverything Entertainment (@naijaeverything) on Apr 30, 2020 at 12:47pm PDT
US comedian Chris Cotton dies weeks before birth of his first child
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US comedian Chris Cotton dies weeks before birth of his first child

Comedian Chris Cotton has passed away at the age of 32, ahead of the birth of his first child. The US-based performer’s cause of death is yet to be publicly released, however, a statement from Comedy Central confirmed his passing on Wednesday. ‘We’re devastated by the loss of Chris Cotton – a hilarious comedian, a beloved member of the Comedy Central family and a joy to be around. He will be missed,’ a post on the network’s Twitter read. Tributes have poured in for the beloved comedian, who appeared in and wrote for the network’s chat show Every Damn Day. He also hosted red carpet coverage for the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis, which happened in July last year. Chris was set to become a father in February, with wife Erica, who he married in May 2011, expecting the c...
Unbothered Blac Chyna Spends Big At A Strip Club Hours After The Death Of Her Longtime Assistant
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Unbothered Blac Chyna Spends Big At A Strip Club Hours After The Death Of Her Longtime Assistant

On Thursday morning, Blac Chyna's assistant passed away. Chyna decided to mourn her in own special way by heading straight to a strip club late on Thursday evening. The 30-year-old mother of two shared two videos of her wild night out to her Instagram stories. In the first video, Chyna is seen flashing large stacks of one dollar bills in her hands, while the other video shows multiple strippers dancing with plenty cash seen on the floor. Lorena 'Patty' Hernandez, who was Chyna's house manager, passed away Thursday morning after being taken off life support following a stroke, according to TMZ. According to Page Six, the family of Patty is reportedly preparing to sue the Blac Chyna for 'abusing [Hernandez] and 'not providing her with worker's compensation.' Hernandez suffered a stroke ...

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