Home Videos Photos
PerezHilton CocoPerez Babies Kids Choice Awards PerezTV Contact Perez

Legendary Cosmo Editor Helen Gurley Brown Passes Away

| Filed under: R.I.P.Media MinuteSad SadCosmo

helen-gurley-brown-passes-away-at-90-years-old.jpg

This is such sad news!

Legendary Cosmo editor, writer, philanthropist and "sexual revolution" supporter, Helen Gurley Brown, died on Monday following a brief hospitalization. She was 90 years old.

A Hearst memo was sent out to inform employees, stating:

"It would be hard to overstate the importance to Hearst of her success with Cosmopolitan, or the value of the friendship many of us enjoyed with her. Helen was one of the world’s most recognized magazine editors and book authors, and a true pioneer for women in journalism—and beyond."

Brown helped revive Cosmo and make it the mag it is today, when she was brought on as editor after the success of her book, Sex and the Single Girl, a position she held for 32 years!

A memorial for Helen will be held sometime in the fall, though no official date has been set yet.

We are SO sad to hear this news and are sending our thoughts to her family during this difficult time.

[Image via PNP/WENN.]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Email this  »
All The Times Zayn Had Trouble Adjusting To The Spotlight!
8 Things You May Not Have Known About The Extraordinary Life Of Leonard Nimoy!
10 Celebrities Who Were Behind The Wheel In Deadly Car Crashes
From Drugs To Murder: Hollywood's Darkest Celebrity Moments
It's Lauren Conrad's Birthday And She Can Cry If She Wants To!
In Memoriam -- Celebrities And Icons We Lost In 2014

Comments are closed.