celebrity deaths

This story originally appeared on PEOPLE. Founding 2 Live Crew member Fresh Kid Ice has died,  his manager confirmed to multiple outlets Thursday. He was 53. Ice — whose real name was Chris Wong Won — died at 7:50 a.m. local time in Miami, Florida, on Thursday from an undisclosed medical condition, his manager said, […]

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

The "Singin' In The Rain" iconic actress suffered a stroke on Wednesday.

Sad news… Singer George Michael has died at the age of 53. Multiple sources report that George Michael died in his sleep on Christmas Day from heart failure. He was discovered after didn’t show up at Midnight Mass at a church near his home, which was an annual tradition for him. At the time of his death, he was […]

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 […]

The legendary songstress died on Friday after battling pancreatic cancer.

The Chicago-based iconic DJ worked for 70 years, helping launch the careers of The Temptations and Smokey Robinson and coined the phrase "dusties."

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 […]

When asked about being in his fifties, he said, "half of my life is over, and I’m OK with that."

The New York-born novelist died from a heart attack in the Virgin Islands on September 28. She was only 66-years-old.