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David Bowie is dead at 69

David Bowie Passes Away

David Bowie passed away on 10 January 2016, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of the album, Blackstar.

Bowie’s producer Tony Visconti issue a statement saying:  “He always did what he wanted to do. And he wanted to do it his way and he wanted to do it the best way. His death was no different from his life – a work of Art. He made Blackstar for us, his parting gift. I knew for a year this was the way it would be. I wasn’t, however, prepared for it. He was an extraordinary man, full of love and life. He will always be with us. For now, it is appropriate to cry.” – Tony Visconti

Fans Pay Tribute to David Bowie

Thousands of David Bowie fans paid emotional tributes to the star today following his death, setting up impromptu shrines all across the world.

The iconic singer, whose new album came out just last week, died from liver cancer aged 69 in New York City yesterday surrounded by his family.

And only a week ago he sent frequent collaborator Brian Eno a farewell email saying: ‘Thank you for our good times, Brian, they will never rot.’

Following an outpouring of grief from celebrities, public figures and music fans, several significant sites in Europe and the US were transformed into memorials for the rocker, who had secretly battled illness for 18 months and was said to have suffered six heart attacks in the past few years.

His childhood home in South London, his apartment building in New York, a Dutch museum hosting a Bowie exhibition and the spot where the Ziggy Stardust album cover was captured were among the areas to host vigils.

Several fans burst into tears while laying flowers at a mural dedicated to the star in his birthplace of Brixton, with many saying his death – which was announced this morning – felt like losing someone close to them.

Bowie’s passing came just three days after the release of a music video which featured chilling footage of the singer confined to a hospital bed with his eyes covered by a bandage.  Read more here

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Britney Spears Cheesecake Factory Incident

Britney Spears Cheesecake FactoryBritney Spears dines and dashes….It wasn’t  intentional though so all you Britney Spears haters can just cut her some slack.

Spears and her boyfriend David Lucado, were dining at the Cheesecake Factory in Thousand Oaks where they both had an an appetizer and a salad.

The total bill was $30.00

When the waitress brought the check, Britney said that her security guy would pay the bill.  Apparently there was some miscommunication because, Spears and her beau left the restaurant and so did the security guard……”WITHOUT PAYING.”

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It was a totally unintentional misunderstanding.  Celebrity Gossip websites are going to have a field day with this one. It was a horrible mistake and Spears reportedly feels awful for the incident.  Just a bad case of he thought she thought.  I mean…she’s worth $50 million and I seriously doubt she would intentionally skip.  This needs to be chalked up as “Whoops…I won’t do it again!”

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Actor Mickey Rooney Dies at 96

mickey rooney diesMickey Rooney, whose roller-coaster, nine-decade career in show business included vaudeville, silent films, movies, television and Broadway, died Sunday. He was 93.

Rooney died in California, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said.

 Rooney’s career spanned almost the entire history of motion pictures. He made his first film, the silent “Not to Be Trusted,” in 1926 and followed it up with several shorts based on the “Mickey McGuire” comic strip. He was still making movies nine decades later, including “Night at the Museum” (2006) and “The Muppets” (2011).

Hollywood has unfortunately become a memory. It’s nothing but a sign on the side of a hill.  QUOTE ˜Mickey Rooney

 At the time of his death, he had three more films in the works, according to the Internet Movie Database, including a version of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” with Margaret O’Brien.

 Rooney had just completed his last movie role in the next installment of “Night at the Museum” with Ben Stiller.

 “He led a full life but did not have enough time to finish all he had planned to do. He had the time of his life and the utmost respect for the cast and crew,” his son Mark Rooney said in a statement to CNN Monday.

Justin Bieber Finds Trouble in Atlanta

Justin Bieber finds trouble in Atlanta

Well it did’t take long for  pop Justin Bieber to find trouble in Atlanta.  As we reported last week…Bieber has rented the spaceship estate which belongs to music producer Dallas Austin.  

Now TMZ.com is reporting that one of his security guards and a driver are under arrest for stealing a photographers  camera at a fun house.

According to the celebrity gossip website…Justin rented out an amusement park Tuesday afternoon, and while he was inside, law enforcement tells us a member of his security team went outside to his Escalade and told waiting paparazzi to stay cool because Justin was about to come out.

The security guy got into it with one of the photographers, grabbed his camera and handed it to the driver.  It was then  that the security guy  allegedly jumped in the car and told the driver to take off.

Cops found the Escalade at the Austin estate.  They  searched it for the camera, which they located inside.

The guard and the driver were arrested for FELONY theft.  The photographer’s camera was valued  at $10K.

Law enforcement sources say cops removed 2 backpacks from the Escalade, but one law enforcement source tells us they didn’t find any contraband.

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