Eddie Fisher, 82, died after complications from recent hip surgery

Fisher was known as a teen idol in the 1950s and also for his relationship Elizabeth Taylor. According to a family statement, the singer died after complications from recent hip surgery.

“He was loved and will be missed by his four children: Carrie, Todd, Joely, and Tricia Leigh as well as his six grandchildren. He was an extraordinary talent and a true mensch”.

Eddie Fisher begun his career as a nightclub singer and then became known as a teen idol with songs like “Thinking of You” and “Oh! My Pa-Pa.”

Moreover, Coca-Cola signed a contract with Fisher in which they gave him a $1 million to be its national spokesman and sponsored his television show. Fisher had a complicated live: fighting with drug and alcohol addiction, five marriages.

The singer also had an autobiography called “Been There, Done That,” in which he says: “It isn’t the music that people remember most about me. It’s the women.”

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Comic Robert Schimmel died at the age of 60

The car was driven by his 19 year-old daughter Aliyah who swerved to avoid another car and rolled on to the side of the freeway.

According to Howard Bragman , Aliyah is currently hospitalized but in a stable condition.


Comedian Jimmy Kimmel announced via Twitter the death of his fellow: “I have no official confirmation but am told that Bob passed away. I hope I have been given bad information, but don’t think so.”

Official news came via Jeff Schimmel’s Facebook page, who is a Robert’s brother.

“ROBERT SCHIMMEL. Son, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Comedian, Generous Man. I have always loved you, admired you, and was proud to be your biggest fan. I will never forget a single moment. R.I.P.”

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Patricia Neal died from cancer at 84 years

The actress won the Oscar in 1963 for her role in Hud but she quit acting at the age of 39 due to a series of strokes.

After she got better, she returned to acting and won another Oscar and had several Emmy nominations.

Patricia was born in Tennessee and was married for 30 years to Roald Dahl.

The actress played in movies such as The Day the Earth Stood Still and A Face In The Crowd.

According to one of her family members, the actress said on the day before she died that: “I’ve had a lovely time.”

“She faced her final illness as she had all of the many trials she endured, with indomitable grace, good humor and a great deal of her self-described stubbornness.”

Michael Jackson was murdered for money, says LaToya Jackson

She said: “He was murdered for his catalogue and they knew that.” Tomorrow, 25 June 2010, fans all over the world will commemorate one year since Michael Jackson died.

After an analyze of the royalties accumulated during a year, the Jackson estate earned $1 billion (£677 million). “Personally I think it is a slap in the face, not just to Michael but to the entire family. It’s totally unfair, it’s wrong and it was not an accident”, she said in other interview.

“You must remember from the day that I found out that Michael was no longer with us, when my mother screamed ‘he’s dead’ on the phone, I just went into this, ‘Who did it?”‘, she added.

Micheal’s brother, Jermaine, said that if Michael would have converted to Islam he might be alive today. “I felt that if Michael would have embraced Islam he would still be here today,” the former Jackson 5 member told the BBC World Service.

The life of the Jackson family after Michael’s death had been “tough”. “We’ll never get over it. There aren’t no words to describe the feeling, we are just learning to live with it.”

“The love that they are giving my brother now he is dead is the love they should have shown him when he was alive.”

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Dennis Hopper died

The famous actor died in his home in Venice, a suburb of Los Angeles, Saturday, at 8.15 local time (15.15 GMT), surrounded by family and friends, said one of them, Alex Hitz.

Over a career of over 50 years, Hopper has played different roles, appearing alongside his mentor, James Dean in “Rebel without a cause” and “Giant” in the ’50s, and having more manic scores in “Apocalypse Now”, “Blue Velvet” and “Speed: Race infernal.

He received two Oscar nominations for the screenplay of “Easy Rider” (with Peter Fonda and Terry Southern) – which has received an award for his debut at Cannes – and the interpretation of an alcoholic basketball coach in the drama “Coaches” in 1986.

But drug abuse, temper problems, domestic violence incidents and unfortunate choice of inappropriate roles made him often a Hollywood’s pariah.

However, the importance of heritage that has left it with “Easy Rider” is beyond any doubt, the film is regarded as one of the greatest films of American cinema, which opened a new era in which the old guard of Hollywood was Forced to leave room for young filmmakers at the time, like Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese.

Originally designed by Peter Fonda, low-budget movies became blockbusters and they introduced audiences to the world of mainstream drug and motorcyclists with hair.

“60 years had passed and nobody had a movie about someone who smokes dope without killing then some nurses,” said Hopper to Entertainment Weekly in 2005, saying he wanted the “Easy Rider” to a “time capsule for that period.

But during filming, Hopper had conflicts with everyone, and Peter Fonda, who also played in the film – as Jack Nicholson, then an unknown – later called “a little crazy fascist.”

Hopper’s next movie – “The Last Movie” (1971), was a failure.

Often, the filmmaker was overwhelmed by paranoid impulses. One such incident occurred in 1982, when Hopper was in Mexico filming “Jungle Warriors” and started running naked through the jungle convinced that World War III just started.

Dennis Hopper was sick last year in September, but continued to work both series, “Crash” and a photo album. But his last months of life were marked by a divorce conflict with the fifth wife, Victoria Duffy. Hopper left behind four children.

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No money for Anna Nicole Smith’s heir

It also seems that after a 15-year battle over the estimated $1.6 billion fortune left by Texan J. Howard Marshall, the law sided with his late son, Pierce.

In consequence, Smith’s only surviving heir, her 3-year-old daughter Danielyn, will get nothing, lawyers for Marshall said.

“It is an instruction that the case is over, and that E. Pierce Marshall’s estate wins. Hopefully, this will be the end of it,” Eric Brunstad, who represented the Marshall estate, told Reuters.

Anna Nicole married oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall in 1994 when she was a 26-year-old topless dancer in Houston and he was 89.

Marshall died a little over a year later, triggering a bitter battle over his fortune between the former Playboy model and his son, Pierce, who died in 2006.

Smith died of a drug overdose in 2007 and was survived by Danielyn, who was fathered by photographer Larry Birkhead.

Michael Jackson’s son threatened with a gun by his cousin

According to rumors, Katherine Jackson’s lawyer, mother of the famous singer died last year, dismissed speculation appeared in a number of publications, that the young Jaafar, aged 13 years, son of singer Jermaine Jackson, tried to hurt with an electric shock gun on Blanket, son of Michael Jackson.

“Blanket Jackson has never seen and never heard the noise from that electric gun,” said attorney Adam Streisand. “No Paris Jackson either. Just Prince saw the electric gun when it was already in the hands of security officers. There wasn’t a second electric gun in the house”.

Lawyer Adam Streisand explained that Jaafar, who lives with his mother, Alejandra, in Encino, ordered from the internet that electric shock gun, two weeks ago, which he sealed himself in the bathroom , and tested it on a piece of paper.

“There weren’t other incidents. All the children are happy, healthy and wonderful, and this is the only thing that matters to Ms. Jackson, “explained lawyer Katherine Jackson.

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Rumors say Conrad Murray Cover Up Evidence

Michael Jackson received the fatal dose of Propofol through an IV in his leg, and Murray told cops he administered only a very small amount of Propofol: 2.5ml.

According to Dr. John Dombrowski, a noted anesthesiologist who reviewed the LAPD file for detectives, it seems that 2.5ml couldn’t even put Jackson to sleep.

Moreover, the autopsy report notes the level of Propofol found in Jackson was equivalent to what is found in “general anesthesia for major surgery.”

On the other hand, a small, empty, 20 ml bottle of Propofol was found in the bedroom, but a secret compartment in a nearby closet contained numerous bottles of Propofol as well.

Nevertheless next to that was found a large, empty, 100ml bottle with a large tear in the rubber stopper. A tear in the stopper is made to connect an entire bottle of Propofol to the IV. If this is done, the doctor must use an infusion pump to regulate the flow of Propofol, or else the patient could easily OD. There was no infusion pump found.

It seems that some sources inside the law enforcement believe Dr. Murray may have used the 100 ml bottle, then either tried regulating the flow by eyeballing it or letting it flow by itself. Not to say but that would be reckless, as Dr. Murray himself said he left to go to the bathroom at one point.

In consequence that would mean that if Dr. Murray did indeed empty the full 100 ml bottle into Jackson’s system that would be 40 times more Propofol than the physician said he administered.
Therefore, the doctor has been charged, pending a preliminary hearing.

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Autopsy findings in case of Brittany Murphy’s death

Moreover, the autopsy result was released Thursday by the Los Angeles County Coroner, and answered questions that swirled about her sudden and tragic death.

It seemed that Murphy, 32, the star of “8 Mile” and “Clueless”, was suffering from pneumonia when she collapsed and died in the shower of her California home on Dec. 21, 2009, the autopsy showed.

Nevertheless, the autopsy found “multiple drug intoxication” due to medications, said coroner’s spokesman Craig Harvey.

Consequently, her death was ruled accidental, he said, and a full autopsy report was expected in two weeks.

Conrad Murray might be charged of homicide

Sources from the Los Angeles County D.A declared today that dr. Conrad Murray might be put under charges for involuntary homicide. Look for charges to be filed as early as next week.

Murray, already questioned twice by police, will confront this charge, most probably on Monday.

Necropsy papers of Michael Jackson shows that the star died due to a overdose of drugs, propofol and lorazepam, some sedatives.

The sources said that the papers were already filed, and the D.A. David Walgren is familiarized with the investigation.

Nevertheless, the L.A.P.D. didn’t officially met with the prosecuting attorney to show the case, but Walgren worked closely with police and he’s aware of the investigation’s evolution.

Michael Jackson died last year, on 25 June, due to a cardiac arrest.

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