A Tracy Morgan death hoax provocated on social media just two days before the actor was critically hurt in an accident on the NJ turnpike.
What terrible timing for a hoax!
Rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on Thursday after a ‘R.I.P. Tracy Morgan’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American actor’s passing: Continue reading
DJ Rashad was found dead at age 35 in Chicago.
Cops say Rashad’s body was discovered by a friend in his home.
DJ Godfather was the first to announce Rashad’s death on Twitter. Godfather was scheduled to perform in Detroit later on that night along with Rashad and DJ Spinn. source
Mickey Rooney, one of the Hollywood golden era’s biggest star – has died at the age of 93.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Rooney’s family and friends at this difficult time.
Veteran broadcaster Sir David Frost, the man who interviewed President Nixon and was featured in Ron Howard movie, Frost Nixon, has died. He was 74.
The broadcaster had a sudden fatal heart attack while giving a speech on board cruise ship, the Queen Elizabeth on Saturday night.
Sir David’s career spanned journalism, comedy writing and daytime television presenting, including The Frost Report. Continue reading
Brittany Murphy’s hubby, Simon Monjack died of acute pneumonia, anemia and multiple drug intoxication, the exact same cause of death recorded for his wife, says the L.A. County Coroner.
Coroner reports indicate that there were not enough drugs in Monjack’s system to kill him.
Brittany Murphy and Monjack died 5 months apart.
Sad day in sports as we learn of the passing of Manute Bol, one of the most loved as well as one of the tallest basketball players to ever shoot pro hoops. Manute Bol was a joy to watch play the game, all 7-feet-7 inches and 225 pounds of the mountain of a man. Continue reading
Leave it to odds makers to capitalize on someone passing away. Wondering what will become of Michael Jackson’s body now that he’s gone? Bet on it! Will he be cremated? Traditional burial? Or will his body be injected with plastic just like MJ’s Chimp, the beloved “Bubbles?”
Other wagers include, television audience for Jackson’s funeral and the percentage of tweets containing the words “Michael Jackson”
Here is a comprehensive list of Michael Jackson betting opportunities including the odds:
Television audience for the singer’s funeral (between 750 million and one billion is the odds-on favorite)
Percentage of tweets containing the words “Michael Jackson” sent next week.
What will happen Jacko’s remains?
Plastinated (from 100/1) 10/1
Donated to Medical Research 33/1
Cryogenically Frozen 100/1
Blasted into Space 500/1
Frozen in Carbonite
Global television audience for Michael Jackson’s funeral
6/1 Less than 500 million
7/4 500 million – 750 million
4/5 750 million – 1 billion 2/1 Over 1 billion
Will Neverland Ranch be Michael Jackson’s Final Resting Place?
Best Selling Michael Jackson Album of 2009
5/4 Off the Wall
Forever, Michael 28/1
Music and Me 33/1
Got to Be There
Name of the Michael Jackson Movie
10/1 You Are Not alone
10/1 Leave Me Alone
16/1 Prince of Pop
16/1 Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough
18/1 Man in the Mirror
18/1 We’re Almost There
20/1 What More Can I Give
20/1 One Day in Your Life
33/1 Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’
33/1 I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
50/1 Black or White
66/1 Beat it
Reports are coming in that actor Jeff Goldblum fell 60 feet to his death while working on a movie in New Zealand. This appears to be false. It is unthinkable someone could start such a rumor on a day like today.