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REPORT: Celine Dion Brother On Deathbed With Same Cancer As Late Husband

Daniel Dion, singer Celine Dion‘s older brother, is reportedly in grave condition, with only hours left to live. The sad news comes one day after Celine lost her husband, Rene Angelil, to the same disease that is ravaging her brother.

Both men are the victims of throat cancer.

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Daniel Dion, 59, has been fighting brain, tongue and throat cancer according to his other sister, Claudette. He’s surrounded by family, including their 89-year-old mother, but it’s so bad the family doesn’t think he’ll make it through another week. h/t tmz

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Prayers up on full to Celine at this very difficult time.

Celine Dion Husband Rene Angelil Dies

Celine Dion took to social media to announce the sad news that her husband, Rene Angelil, has passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was 73.

Dion’s reps confirmed the report.

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“Rene Angelil, 73, passed away this morning as his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer,” a rep for the couple told People magazine. Continue reading

Singer Natalie Cole Has Died

Natalie Cole, the daughter of iconic singer, Nat King Cole, has passed away. She was 65.

Cole, who followed in her famous father’s footsteps, died from congestive heart failure and complications from a kidney transplant and Hepatitis C. She died in a Los Angeles hospital.

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Natalie had been very sick recently, cancelling several tour dates in late December including a New Year’s Eve concert at Disney Hall in L.A. She also cancelled an upcomingFebruary concert due to illness. Continue reading

Meek Mill Learns The Hard Way, Listeners Don’t Care About The Process

It’s safe to say that Meek Mill is the undisputed loser in a war of words, (and schick,) that was spewed in an effort to discredit fellow rapper Drake. But now that the smoke has cleared and Drake has been declared victorious, what does the dismissal of facts say about us? The listening public? Maybe it says that most of us don’t care how a good song is made, we only care about consuming good music.

Meek and his cronies made a fairly good case against Drake, alleging the R.I.C.O. rapper uses “reference tracks” in the creation of his most popular songs, but in the end it fell on deaf ears because we the general public don’t give a hoot about the process, we just want a bumpin’ track we can put on blast.

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If in-fact Drake did utilize reference tracks to craft some of his biggest hits, it would be nothing new to the creative process going way back to the fifties. Continue reading

Nancy Sinatra On Performing ‘These Boots Are Made For Walking’ I’ve heard It Enough

Nancy Sinatra appeared for the first time at Peter Max’s Studio after recently undergoing successful knee replacement surgery.’

The “These Boots Were Made For Walking” singer was there for Max’s unveiling of a series of paintings of her father, Frank Sinatra, commemorating the crooner’s centennial.

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When Nancy was asked if she still likes singing her 1966 hit, “These Boots Are Made for Walkin,’” she told a guest, “I think I’ve heard it enough.” Continue reading

Frank Sinatra’s Favorite Singer Frankie Randall Dead At 76

Frankie Randall, a vocalist, pianist and actor who held the honor of being Frank Sinatra‘s favorite performer, has died.

He was 76.

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Randall met Sinatra while playing Jilly’s bar in New York and often accompanied him as his pianist. Sinatra “bestowed” his original musical orchestrations by such arrangers as Nelson Riddle, Billy May, Neal Hefti and Quincy Jones Continue reading

REPORT: Paramount HACKED Over Proposed TEAM AMERICA Showings

EXCLUSIVE: A VERY reliable source for THECOUNT.COM has informed us that Paramount Pictures‘ computer network was HACKED today! In what is being called a “glitch,” the hack affected security systems that clear people onto the Paramount lot. This could be the reason that the studio suddenly changed their minds about showing Team America in theaters as a proposed replacement for The Interview!

Paramount took the “glitch” as a warning sign from hackers and promptly CANCELED ALL showings of Team America, World Police!

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OUR SOURCE SAYS: So a birdy told me that when they (studio workers) came to clock in and go through security at Paramount around 7 am, the computers were “jumbled” and security couldn’t get in the system to clear the workers. Continue reading

Woody Allen Adopted Daughter Dylan Farrow Through The Years

Dylan “Eliza” Farrow was adopted. In 1987, Mia Farrow and Woody allen welcomed their son Satchel O’Sullivan Farrow, later known as Ronan Farrow.050203Celebs47AR

In a 2013 interview with Vanity Fair, Farrow stated that Ronan could “possibly” be the biological child of her first husband Frank Sinatra, with whom she claims to have “never really split up.”
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