Gerber baby Ann Turner Cook dies at 95

UPI News – Ann Turner Cook, the woman whose face has adorned billions of Gerber baby food products, has died. She was 95. A charcoal sketch of Ann Turner Cook as an infant, drawn by Dorothy Hope Smith in 1928, was chosen during a contest by the Gerber Products Company as the official logo for its new line of baby food. Photo courtesy Gerber/Instagram A … Continue reading Gerber baby Ann Turner Cook dies at 95

Michael K. Williams’ final Instagram post showed Tracy Morgan telling fans not to ‘cry for me’

Michael K. Williams’ final social media post was a clip of fellow New Yorker Tracy Morgan passionately urging friends and fans “Don’t cry for me” while talking about surviving a fatal limousine wreck in 2014. Williams, 54, posted the clip on Aug. 31 with the note, “I love u brother! @tracymorgan #realOG” — just six days before he was found dead of a suspected heroin overdose in his Williamsburg penthouse … Continue reading Michael K. Williams’ final Instagram post showed Tracy Morgan telling fans not to ‘cry for me’

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dead at 80

Charlie Watts, legendary drummer for the Rolling Stones who provided the badass bottom line on classics such as “Sympathy for the Devil” and “Gimme Shelter,” has died “peacefully” in the UK. He was 80. Watts’ publicist Bernard Doherty confirmed news of the rock icon’s passing on Tuesday. The English drummer stepped down from his role at the beginning of this month following an undisclosed medical procedure, … Continue reading Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dead at 80

Keyshia Cole’s mother Frankie Lons passes away

Frankie Lons, Keyshia Cole’s biological mother, has passed away, TMZ and other outlets reported on Monday (July 19). The reality TV star reportedly died on Sunday (July 18), which was also her 61st birthday. Elite Noel, Keyshia’s sister, first announced her mother’s passing on Instagram. “Worse pain ever,” she wrote. “To see my mama in a body bag on her birthday! My heart so fuckin broke.” Frankie’s granddaughter, Zayya Henderson, also mourned her death on Facebook. … Continue reading Keyshia Cole’s mother Frankie Lons passes away

Paul Mooney, ‘Bamboozled’ and ‘Chappelle’s Show’ actor and comedian, has died

Paul Mooney, the actor-comedian famous for starring on “Chappelle’s Show” and “Bamboozled,” has died at 79, a rep for the actor, Cassandra Williams, told The Hollywood Reporter. Mooney’s daughter, Spring Mooney, also took to Twitter with the news, saying her “best friend” has died. Mooney passed away from a heart attack on Wednesday morning in Oakland, California. The comedian was from Shreveport, Louisiana, and got his … Continue reading Paul Mooney, ‘Bamboozled’ and ‘Chappelle’s Show’ actor and comedian, has died

Naruto Director, Osamu Kobayashi, Dies Aged 57

The filmmaker and illustrator, who worked on the likes of Naruto: Shippuden, BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad, Paradise Kiss and Someday’s Dreamers: Summer Skies, passed away on April 16. In a tweet from his official profile, it was revealed he’d been diagnosed with kidney cancer two years ago. The tweet read: ‘I left for heaven last night. I’ve been fighting kidney cancer for two years, but unfortunately I’m exhausted… I’m sorry … Continue reading Naruto Director, Osamu Kobayashi, Dies Aged 57