Celebrity deaths

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

Carrie Fisher passed away Tuesday morning after spending days in intensive care.

Iconic British singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the 80s pop band Wham!, has died, according to multiple reports.

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 […]

Former Growing Pains star Alan Thicke has passed after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 69. https://twitter.com/enews/status/808857277667086337 Many fell in love with Growing Pains in the 80s and Alan Thicke was a large part of the show’s success, playing the role of the reasonable and handsome patriarch Dr. Jason Seaver. The show ran for […]

From Phife Dawg to Prince, here are the celebrities we lost in 2016.

“All of his organs failed but his HEART wouldn’t stop beating. For 30 minutes...his heart just keep beating," his daughter revealed.

The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."