After a Thursday night performance of the Broadway musical The Color Purple, actual goddess Jennifer Hudson decided to pay tribute to rock icon Prince, who passed away earlier today, with a cover of one of the musician’s most indelible hits. Also, yes, I’m crying right now, it’s very ugly and shiny and red on my face.
Recent reports that Prince was treated for a drug overdose six days before his passing on the morning of April 21 have possibly shed light on the singer’s cause of death.
Only hours after the news of rock icon Prince’s death became public, gossip site TMZ obtained and released information which they purport indicates the “Purple Rain” singer’s cause of death was from something stronger than initially believed.
According to close family and friends, incoming reports of Mob Wives star Angela Raiola’s death from lung and brain cancer are allegedly false.
A lot of important people died in 2004: Ray Charles, Jerry Orbach, ODB, Avril Lavigne.
In an interview shown on GMA, Brittany Murphy's father Angelo Bertolotti had no doubts about what happened to his daughter.
Glee's Cory Monteith has died in a hotel room in Vancouver, British Columbia.
When a celebrity dies, social media blows up and follows an amazingly consistent pattern. Keep in mind, I have done some of these myself. I think most of us have at some point or another:
Round One of Posting: "What? [Insert name here] died!"
Round Two: "RIP [Insert name here]"
If you're a 27-year-old musician, feel free to continue indulging in the risky behaviors you love so much because scientists have found the year isn't much more dangerous than any other in the life of a young celebrity. Shockingly, there isn't some magical curse placed on the head of anyone who's risen to fame by…