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Mister Ed Star Alan Young Dead At 96

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TV alum Alan Young has passed away at 96 years old.

The Mister Ed star died in his sleep on Thursday at the Motion Picture & Television Home in Woodland Hills, California.

According to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the veteran-turned-actor passed "peacefully" of natural causes at the retirement community, where he had been living for more than four years.

Related: Original Beastie Boys Member Passes Away

Alan was known for playing Wilbur Post, a married man who owned a talking horse, on the hit 1960s sitcom.

Even though the small screen alum was born in England, he grew up in Scotland and Canada, and began his comedic career on the radio after serving in the Royal Canadian Navy.

In 1950, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor for his work on The Alan Young Show. He's also appeared in movies like The Time Machine and Beverly Hills Cop 3.

The actor also appeared on shows like The Love Boat and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.

Alan passed with his children by his side. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this sad loss.

[Image via CBS.]

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Cause Of Death Revealed For Vegas Entertainer 'Mini Kim Kardashian'

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How heartbreaking.

Back in March, Kimberly Tripp — who performed in Las Vegas as Mini Kim Kardashian — was tragically found dead outside her apartment.

Now, we're learning what exactly caused the 32-year-old's untimely passing.

Related: 60 Minutes Reporter Morley Safer Dead At 84

The Clark County coroner revealed the Beacher's Madhouse entertainer died from chronic alcohol abuse, and explained that there were no signs of foul play.

So sad.

Kimberly's boyfriend, Ricky Sells Jr. — who performed alongside her as Mini Kanye West — had found her body on her front porch.

Our hearts are with everyone affected by this tragic loss.

[Image via Kimberly Tripp/Facebook.]

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Susan Sarandon Speaks Out After Her Brother's Sudden Passing

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Our hearts go out to Susan Sarandon during this difficult time.

On Friday, we learned that Susan's beloved brother Terry Tomalin passed away in Florida on May 19 from a heart attack. Mr. Tomalin was just 55 years old.

Related: Susan Blasts Woody Allen!

According to the Tampa Bay Times, where Terry worked as the outdoors editor, he was in the middle of a life guarding certification class with his son Kai when he collapsed. It's a heartbreaking detail considering Kai is only 14 years old.

Naturally, this news comes a crushing blow to Sarandon who shared the sad message (below) with fans:

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Original Beastie Boys Member John Berry Passes Away At 52 — Details Here

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Sad news.

On Thursday, it was revealed that original Beastie Boys member John Berry had passed away. He was 52 years old.

It's said that the founding member died at 7:30 a.m. while in hospice care in Danvers, MA. It was Berry's father John Berry III who confirmed the news to Rolling Stone. Apparently, the musician suffered from frontal lobe dementia — which had gotten much worse in the past few months. How sad!

Related: 60 Minutes Reporter Morley Safer Dead At 84

The guitarist is best known for coming up with the band's iconic name as a teenager while attending

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Catholic Church Will Allow Gay Couple To Get Buried Next To Each Other — Just Not With Their Same Sex Marriage Tombstone…

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Even if you're a bigot… this doesn't make much sense.

Michael DeLeon and Greg Bourke have spent the last 30 years together, have been married since 2004, and have even raised two children as a couple, but they may not be able to spend eternity together.

That's because a Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky has allowed the husbands to get buried in their cemetery… they just can't do it with the tombstone they had in mind!

Related: Gov. McCrory Amends Bigoted Bill To Be Less Bigoted… Still Bigoted

Apparently, Michael and Greg, both 58, applied to be buried at the Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville in order to take the burden off their kids, but their gravestone depicting two male hands with wedding rings above the Supreme Court was deemed inappropriate for the Church back in March.

According to Catholic Charities executive director Javier Fajardo, the diocese believed the gay symbol went against the Bible, saying:

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Man Loses Wife, Newborn Daughter, & Sister Within Span Of Two Weeks — Read The Sad Report

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This breaks our hearts.

A Massachusetts man suffered repeated tragedies after losing three family members in a span of two weeks.

Domingos Fraga's nightmare began when his wife of five months Liz, who had a healthy pregnancy with no complications, had to undergo an emergency C-section and subsequently died of blood loss.

The widower spent the following days holding and reading to his newborn daughter Juliet, but she died only five days later due to taking in too much blood at birth.

Related: Longtime 60 Minutes Reporter Died Just One Week After Retiring

This is too much tragedy for anyone to bear. But it wasn't over…

At his wife and daughter's wake, Fraga was informed his sister died of cervical cancer, leaving two children behind — and just a few days later, his grandmother suffered a stroke.

A greiving Fraga said he is "numb" from the repeated tragedies, telling local reporters:

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