Famed French actress Jeanne Moreau reportedly died in her home on Monday at the age of 89. Moreau was considered one of the greatest actresses of her time, and is perhaps best known for her role in Francois Truffaut’s new wave film Jules et Jim.
Nelsan Ellis—best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s True Blood—has died of complications from heart failure. He was 39.
Jimmy Breslin, one of the most towering figures in New York City journalism, died on Sunday in his Manhattan home. He was 88. His death was confirmed by his wife, Ronnie Eldridge, who said that he’d been recovering from pneumonia.
Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr.—better known as guitar god “Chuck” Berry—has passed away at the age of 90.
Beloved Emmy-winning actor Bill Paxton died at 61 on Sunday due to complications from surgery, People reports.
The French actress Emmanuelle Riva, an Academy Award nominee known for her starring roles in 2012's Amour and 1959’s Hiroshima Mon Amour, died in Paris on Friday after a prolonged battle with cancer. She was 89.
Wet Seal, the juniors shop that can take any awkward wardrobe from sad to sassy with just a quick trip to the mall, is no more. The Wall Street Journal reports that its remaining 171 stores will be closed after being purchased out of bankruptcy in 2015.
In December, we learned that xoJane’s legendary founder, Jane Pratt, was leaving the company and that the famously controversial personal essay hub would fold into InStyle, signaling the end times for the overly confessional hate-read. (Hearst’s The Mix, more or less cut from the same cloth as xoJane, quietly died…
Tilikum, the famous killer whale sadly best known for being involved in the deaths of three individuals, has died at SeaWorld’s Orlando facility, the company said Friday. He was approximately 36 years old.
Debbie Reynolds, the iconic Hollywood actress and mother of Carrie Fisher, died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke earlier that day. She was 84.
Zsa Zsa Gabor—the actress and socialite known for her nine trips down the aisle—has died at 99.
Florence Henderson, the kind-faced matriarch of The Brady Bunch television series, has died at the age of 82.
Heartrending and lovely, Leonard Cohen’s song “Hallelujah” has been covered so frequently it almost seems a musician’s rite of passage. And yet, Cohen’s original version from 1984 is only now asserting itself in the charts. After over three decades, it has finally reached the Billboard Hot 100.
NewsHour co-host and legendary political journalist Gwen Ifill died Monday at the age of 61, PBS has revealed, reportedly from cancer.
Lupita Tovar, a Mexican-American actress best known for her starring role in the Spanish-language version of Dracula, has died. She was 106.
Janet Reno, who served as Attorney General under President Bill Clinton and was the first woman to do so, died in her Miami-Dade County home Monday due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease, the New York Times reports. She was 78.
Natalie Babbitt, whose young adult classic Tuck Everlasting explored the concept of immortality, leading many young readers to reflect (perhaps for the first time) on the nature of death and their place in a cyclical universe, died on Monday at the age of 84 at her home in Hamden, Connecticut.
I am inconsolable. My body is wrapped around the base of the toilet in my office’s handicapped bathroom stall heaving and shaking. What do you do when you’ve lost your best friend?
Novelist Gloria Naylor, known best for her first novel The Women of Brewster Place, which is comprised of stories about women living in the same housing project that explore racism, poverty, and homophobia, died of a heart attack on September 28. Naylor died in the Virgin Islands, where she was writing and working,…