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Tyrese Gives Everyone An Update On Paul Walker’s Daughter — Find Out What Touching Words He Had To Say HERE!

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Paul Walker will always be in our hearts.

At the premiere of Furious 7 on Wednesday, the entire cast was there to celebrate both the film and the late actor's legacy.

According to his friend and co-star Tyrese Gibson, the seventh installment of the franchise — which was filmed before and after Walker's tragic death in late 2013 — was made with the hearthrob in mind.

[ Related: Check Out This Clip Of Paul Walker In Furious 7! ]

He said:

"He was truly an angel… We were inspired to pick up the pieces and keep moving because it became 'Let us do this on his behalf.' It's really hard to do red carpets and have so many people walking up to you screaming … I'm just thinking to myself, 'It's not about me. It is so all about Paul."'

The R&B singer even dished on his buddy's daughter, 16-year-old Meadow Walker, who is currently living with her mother, Rebecca Soteros.

The 36-year-old revealed:

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Jennifer Lopez Says 'There Will Never Be Another Selena' In Response To The 20th Anniversary Of The Singer's Tragic Death

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We still can't believe she's gone.

Selena Quintanilla, the "Queen of Tejano" music tragically died after being fatally shot on March 31, 1995 by the former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar.

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Although she hasn't been with us in 20 years to the day, her presence is still sorely missed.

Jennifer Lopez, who portrayed Selena in the eponymous biopic, remembered and honored her in a recent interview with Billboard. Be ready with some tissues, because you're about to be an emotional wreck.

Here's what the American Idol judge had to say about the singer's lasting influence, and her irreplaceability:

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Germanwings Pilot Had A History Of Mental Illness & Was Months Away From Possibly Losing His License

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As the investigation into the Germanwings crash continues on, authorities are uncovering more and more startling details about co-pilot Andreas Lubitz who intentionally crashed the plane.

According to reports and medical documents, Lubitz had recently torn up medical notes where a doctor declared him "unfit to work," and he was months away from possibly losing his license as a result.

[ Related: Germanwings Plane Was Crashed 'Deliberately' According To Black Box Investigation ]

When Lubitz was training to be a pilot, he left the program for awhile because of mental reasons, and was treated for over a year and a half. Remarkably, he was still allowed to become a pilot.

Flying had been Lubitz's dream since he was young, and he even worked as a

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Late North Carolina Basketball Coach Dean Smith Leaves Money In His Will For EVERY Letterman Who Ever Played For Him!

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Dean Smith left a special gift behind for his basketball players!

This February, the sports world lost a true legend when iconic North Carolina Tar Heels basketball coach Dean Smith passed away at 83 years old.

However, his former players are learning today that the bond they shared with their coach is still alive and well.

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Before he died, Coach Smith wanted to make sure his players (specifically his lettermen players) knew how much they meant to him, so he made sure to leave them a little present in his will!

So what exactly did he leave them? Well, Dean made sure a letter was sent to 180 of his former players containing a check for $200 and a note to "enjoy a dinner out"!

Awwwww! How sweet is that!!

Former UNC player Jim Dempsey posted a picture of the letter he and many others received this morning, and we're sure more than a few players were fighting back some waterworks when this came in the mail!

See the whole note (below)!

[Image via AP Images.]

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You May Need To Bring Tissues To Furious 7 — Tyrese Calls Film's Paul Walker Tribute 'The Most Beautiful Thing You'll Ever See'

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The Fast & Furious franchise is all about family, and that family lost its most longtime member in Paul Walker.

It's only fitting then that the end of the late star's final entry in the series will be all about him.

[ Related: Vin Diesel Names His Newborn Daughter After Paul Walker! ]

So far the film's stars are keeping mum on how the character of Brian O'Connor is written out of the franchise, but Tyrese Gibson will say how the film ends — with a very special tribute.

Speaking with HuffPoLive, the actor revealed:

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Heartbreaking: Transgender Teen Who Made History By Becoming High School's Homecoming King Dies In Reported Suicide

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This is so sad.

Blake Brockington made history last year when he became the first transgender homecoming king at his high school in Charlotte, North Carolina, but Blake has apparently, and tragically, committed suicide this past Monday.

The 18 year old was viewed as an important leader in the LGBT community and the teen had made more than a few inspirational quotes throughout his short lifetime.

Here's what he said at the time when he won the homecoming crown:

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Germanwings Plane With 150 Adults & Two Babies On-Board Crashed In The Remote Alps In Southern France — French President Says There Are 'Apparently No Survivors'

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This is truly tragic.

A Germanwings Airbus A320 has reportedly crashed in the Alps in southern France, and according to French President Francois Hollande, there are "apparently no survivors." On board were 144 passengers, two of whom were babies, and six crew members. The plane crashed in a remote part, and not many details are available at this time.

Lufthansa, who owns Germanwings, released a statement via Twitter, saying:

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