Wow! It seems like there are new victims coming forward daily!
And Law & Order's Michelle Hurd makes number 18.
[Image via WENN.]
It's so comforting to know that Brittany Maynard's legacy lives on despite her untimely death.
Today, on what would have been Maynard's 30th birthday, her supporters have released a posthumous video in support of the Death with Dignity Act, a cause near and dear to her heart.
During Brittany's final months living with terminal brain cancer, she was a champion for the controversial measure which allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives.
Though many have publicly criticized the act, a group of Maynard supporters put together a touching tribute and PSA to educate the public on why the Death with Dignity Act should be passed across America.
She may be The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started A Conversation With At A Party, but on April 25th, 2015, she's going to be the talk of the biggest party in Washington!
The White House Correspondents Dinner has already found its host for 2015, and it's none other that Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong!
This is a huge honor for the two-year SNL rookie who is joining a list of much bigger stars including Stephen Colbert, Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart, and of course her former Weekend Update co-host Seth Meyers.
It seems to be Cecily's Chicago connection that cinched the gig. WHCA President Christi Parsons said:
San Francisco has a new mayor and boy is she a cute one!
Her name is Frida, she's a 6-pound chihuahua mix, and she has her owner Dean Clark to thank for her new position.
Clark bid and won an auction for the one-day-only mayorship, sponsored by the nonprofit San Francisco Animal Care and Control.
How much did he have to shell out to get his dog to be mayor for a day? Clark said:
Brittany Maynard's mother is taking a stand against the critics who've likened her daughter's tragic death on November 1st to a "reprehensible act".
Debbie Ziegler, who supported Brittany's decision to die with dignity after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, wrote a very emotional and poignant letter in defense of her child's actions.
While there are TONS of people who support Maynard's difficult choice, there are also plenty, including a Vatican official, who vehemently oppose the death with dignity cause.
On Tuesday, Debbie wrote a letter which shut down Brit's opponents with intelligence, poise, and heart:
Wow, this is so sad to hear.
Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero went on CNN recently to talk about a very emotional moment in her life: the day her parents were suddenly deported.
Diane was just 14-years-old at the time, when her mother and father were taken away by immigration officers.
What's most upsetting is that there was no governmental outreach, either by an official or an agency, to look after Diane — who as aforementioned was just a teenager at the time.
She had to find out they were deported from her neighbors. WTF?!
At the end of Diane's harrowing tale, she advocated an easier approach to documenting families, so that stories like this won't happen ever again.
Ch-ch-check out her entire interview (above)!!!
We're so proud of Colin Farrell for taking a stand!
On November 17th, the sexy actor published a very emotional and poignant letter in the Sunday World, supporting gay marriage.
In the piece, the True Detective star gives some amazing reasons why gay marriage should be legal in his native country of Ireland, while taking a moment to explain why the cause is close to his heart.
We bet he makes the most amazing grandpa!
President Bill Clinton spent Veteran's Day on Tuesday at Ellen, speaking with the talk show host about his new role as grandfather.
As you may know, his daughter Chelsea gave birth to a baby girl named Charlotte back in September, and he spoke with Ellen DeGeneres all about having another kid in his life, saying:
"Hillary and I only have one child and she's quite wonderful, but it's been a long time since she's been that age. So the biggest hoot for me, my granddaughter turned six weeks on Friday, is watching them wake up to the world."
It's a great feeling, it's part of the rhythm of life. It helps you come to terms in a really positive way, with your own mortality. It's just a joyful experience. I love it. I'm so happy.
We're so glad to hear that the former Prez is up for the challenge of being a granddad, and just from hearing him speak, we can tell he's going to do a great job.
And he's going to have to, considering that Hillary might have her hands full running for President in the next couple of years!
[Image via Bill Clinton/Instagram]