ARTICLES RELATING TO CELEBRITY DEATHS

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies

2017-04-26 19:54

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs has died.

Cuba Gooding Jr's father found dead in car

2017-04-21 07:13

Cuba Gooding Jr’s father and singer, Cuba Gooding Sr has died. He was 72.

Unsealed documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

2017-04-18 15:31

Before his death, Prince abused opioid pain pills and suffered withdrawal symptoms according to search warrants and affidavits that have been unsealed.

Jamiroquai founding member and keyboardist Toby Smith dies

2017-04-14 11:00

Founding member and original keyboardist for Jamiroquai, Toby Smith, has died aged 46.

Comedian Charlie Murphy dies

2017-04-13 07:09

Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comedy stand-up and performer in his own right, has died.

PICS: Family, friends and fans pay final respects to music legend Chuck Berry

2017-04-10 09:28

Family, friends and fans have paid their final respects to rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry, celebrating the life and career of a man who inspired countless guitarists and bands.

Family and close friends say goodbye to George Michael

2017-03-30 11:26

Singer George Michael's publicist says his funeral has been held in London.

Mary Twala, Lillian Dube and others gather to say final goodbye to Joe Mafela

2017-03-29 14:56

At local actor Joe Mafela's funeral service, industry heavyweights and family members gathered to wish him a final goodbye.

Gilbert Grape actress dies

2017-03-28 15:39

Darlene Cates best known for her role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape has died.

Public ceremony to honour Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds to be broadcast live

2017-03-25 12:02

The ceremony is slated to feature music by James Blunt and Star Wars composer John Williams and display Hollywood memorabilia that Reynolds collected throughout her life.

 

Prince fans mark death anniversary with sadness and celebrations

2017-04-21 14:25

For Prince fans, the one-year anniversary of his death from an accidental drug overdose will be a time for sadness and celebration.

Prince's estate sues sound engineer over unpublished music

2017-04-20 13:05

Prince's estate says a sound engineer who worked with the musician on five tracks in 2006 is threatening to release the unpublished material but has no right to do so.

Prince's 6 siblings ask judge not to delay naming them heirs

2017-04-17 06:01

The six known surviving siblings of Prince have urged a Minnesota judge not to delay naming them heirs to the late music superstar's estate.

Lady Gaga ex-manager Troy Carter named Prince estate adviser

2017-04-14 08:00

The trust company overseeing Prince's estate has picked Spotify executive Troy Carter, the former manager for Lady Gaga and Meghan Trainor, as its entertainment adviser.

MTV reality star commits suicide

2017-04-12 07:28

MTV reality TV star Clay Adler reportedly committed suicide in March.

King of insult comedy Don Rickles dies

2017-04-07 11:50

Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, has died at 90, his longtime publicist and friend Paul Shefrin said.

PICS: Joe Mafela's tombstone comes with a couch and plasma TV

2017-03-30 08:48

Joe Mafela's tombstone has been revealed and it comes complete with a couch, coffee table and plasma TV.

WATCH: Joe Mafela laid to rest

2017-03-29 09:24

The funeral for the TV icon will take place at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto campus.

A tribute to Joe ‘Sdumo’ Mafela

2017-03-26 06:02

Much more than just a TV comedy star, Joe ‘Sdumo’ Mafela was a film industry pioneer, a symbol of the SA everyman and a mentor to his colleagues, writes Phumlani S Langa.

Joe Mafela's memorial service in photos

2017-03-24 12:44

Veteran actor Joe Mafela was honoured at a memorial service at the Joburg Theatre.

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