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R.I.P. News Archive
Ugh. We were SO sad after hearing the news of Diem Brown's passing this morning.
The brave fighter succumbed to her colon cancer after having overcome ovarian cancer twice before.
From Snooki to Trishelle to just about everyone that knew Diem, the tributes were incredibly touching.
Ch-ch-check out all the tweets (below)!!!
Our hearts are broken with this news.
Diem Brown, most known for her role on Real World/Road Rules Challenge, has succumbed to her battle with cancer on the morning of Friday, November 14th. She was only 32 years old.
The reality actress was battling the disease for the third time, since she had previously overcome ovarian cancer — TWICE.
What makes the death even more heartbreaking is how overwhelmingly positive the MTV star was with her sickness.
Diem took to her Twitter just the other day to say she WASN'T giving up.
This is so sad.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler lost her older brother Adam Sigler on Wednesday after he suffered a tragic brain hemorrhage.
According to sources, Adam had been in a coma just prior to his passing.
A man named Chris Picco has suffered a tremendous amount of loss recently.
His wife Ashley died at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in California after giving birth to their son Lennon. She passed away after an emergency caesarean section delivery.
Lennon passed on shortly after as well.
Her husband, though, has done all he can to keep both of their memories alive, and it's clear he's succeed although nary a dry eye will be available after reading what this man wrote following the death of his lovely wife:
The world was left shocked and saddened when Robin Williams committed suicide.
While most saw the death as unexpected, it looks like the legendary comedian had a plan in place.
In his will, which was filed at the beginning of January 2011, he left his three children, Zak, 31, Zelda, 25, and Cody, 22, well cared for.
Turns out, his entire estate is being left in a trust for the kids and his wife, Susan Schneider — that is, according to the terms of their prenup.
The directions Robin left when he signed the will back in 2011 were to:
Do you remember the PBS kids' show Zoboomafoo??
It was a super cute show that centered around two brothers, Martin and Chris Kratt, and their lemur co-host Zoboomafoo!
Zoboomafoo was played by both a puppet and a real lemur named Jovian. Sadly, Jovian passed away on Monday at the Duke Lemur Center. The puppet's current condition is unknown.
Don't be too sad though, he lived to the ripe old age of 20!
This is such sad news.
Carol Ann Susi, who voiced Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg)'s mother Debbie on The Big Bang Theory, has passed away.
The veteran character actress died on Tuesday morning due to cancer at the age of 62.
The actress was hardly ever seen on camera, only briefly in the background during season six, but was still one of the most prominent characters in the cast due to her over-the-top voice work.
Upon her death, The TBBT Executive Producers, Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, and Bill Prady, gave the following statement, saying:
"The Big Bang Theory family has lost a beloved member today with the passing of Carol Ann Susi, who hilariously and memorably voiced the role of Mrs. Wolowitz. Unseen by viewers, the Mrs. Wolowitz character became a bit of a mystery throughout the show's eight seasons. What was not a mystery, however, was Carol Ann's immense talent and comedic timing, which were on display during each unforgettable appearance. In addition to her talent, Carol Ann was a constant source of joy and kindness to all. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with her family during this time, and we will miss her greatly."
Carol Ann had appeared in every season of the hit CBS sitcom, and it is unclear what direction the show will take with her character in future episodes.
Rest In Peace, Carol Ann.
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