THE year has only just begun but already we have said goodbye to some much-loved stars in the celebrity world. We remember those who have passed away so far this year. Which celebrities have died so far in 2019? Gene Okerlund, 76 WWE legend and Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund passed away at age 76 on January 3. Gene was most recognisable for his backstage interviews working with both the WWE and formerly WCW. The WWE confirmed the death of Okerlund on Twitter, which came one year after his last appearance on TV. Okerlund began his career with WWE in 1984, where he would become notorious for his interviews with the likes of Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage, and The Ultimate Warrior. Dean Ford, 72 The frontman of pop group Marmalade passed away on January 2. Dean died at the age of 72 after a lifetime recording music. The Glasgow band, which Ford fronted until 1975, was best known for reaching number one in 1969 with its cover version of The Beatles "Ob-la-di Ob-la-da". Daughter … [Read more...] about Celebrity deaths in 2019 – from Bob Einstein to Dean Ford and Gene Okerlund, the stars we’ve lost this year
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FRENCH actress Elizabeth Bourgine is joining this year's series of Celebrity Masterchef. Here's everything you need to know about the star best known for her ongoing role in Death in Paradise... Who is Elizabeth Bourgine? Elizabeth Bourgine is a French actress best known for starring as Catherine Bordey in Death in Paradise. The 62-year-old was born on March, 2, 1957 in Levallois-Perret, France. She started her career as a dancer and model, having studied at l'École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. After making her cinematic debut in a host of student films between 1976 and 1977, she landed a role in the film Nestor Burma. Elizabeth was awarded the Romy Schneider Prize in 1985. While largely recognised by English audiences for her ongoing role in Death in Paradise since 2011, she is best known in France for her roles in A Heart in Winter, My Best Friend and Private Lessons. Is Elizabeth Bourgine married? Yes - she is married to fellow French actor Jean-Luc Miesch. The couple met … [Read more...] about Who is Celebrity Masterchef 2019 contestant Elizabeth Bourgine?
SEAN 'Diddy' Combs has spoken of how his family helped him battle depression following the death of ex girlfriend Kim Porter last November. The hip-hop legend opened up as he shared a picture of his mother and the 11-year-old twin daughters he shared with Kim. Sean, 49, captioned the snap: "Mama and the babies. God is so good. The greatest! I'm the luckiest man in the world. "The way my family has been strong has humbled me. They have led me. They brought me out of a state of deep depression. "Their strength and love brought me back into the light. I love my family!" Fans rushed to praise Diddy, telling him: "Stay strong and love on that beautiful family of yours." Kim Porter passed away on November 15, 2018 at the age of 47 years old. The actress was discovered in her LA home after suffering a cardiac arrest. P Diddy posts moving prayer as Kim Porter funeral held in Georgia QUICK LOOK IN JAKE'S DEN Inside Jake Quickenden's glossy mansion he shares with pet dog GREAT BRITISH BREAK-UP … [Read more...] about Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs thanks his family for helping him through deep depression following ex Kim Porter’s death
KRISTOFF St. John was a talented US actor best known for his role in long-running soap The Young & The Restless. The actor passed away in February 2019 aged 52... Who was Kristoff St. John? Kristoff St. John was born on July 15, 1966 in New York. His father Christopher St. John is an actor and director and his stepmother Marie was also an actress who graduated from London's Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art. He first started acting when he was a child and played Alex Haley in the ABC minseries Roots: The Next Generations as well as Booker Brown in Happy Days. His first major role was playing Charlie Richmond, Jr in Charlie & Co. He also played Adam Marshall in the soap Generations which was the first of its kind to feature a core African American family from the start. Kristoff was married and divorced twice. His first marriage was to boxer Mia St. John from 1991-1995 with whom he had a son, Julian and a daughter, Paris. He later … [Read more...] about What was Kristoff St John’s cause of death and when was he in The Young and The Restless?
After months of hostile court battles, Mel B has finally been granted a divorce from Stephen Belafonte. The Spice Girls star took to Instagram today (18 December) to share an emotional message with her fans. She posted a picture with the quote: "After my father's death nothing could touch me anymore." The snap was accompanied by a long caption, which read: "For example, I've felt all morning I have the devil on my shoulder whispering in my ear "your not strong enough to handle the storm" so after I finished my morning routine, cooking my kids breakfast and feeding my two frenchies and my 2 fainting goats thought hold on a minute stop. "Then I started yelling back to this diablo " I AM the frigging storm " boom." Mel B then went on to speak about how difficult situations in her life has made her "fearless". She wrote: "I've have been close to death literally and paralysed with fear which in due course over time has made me fearless extremely fearless. "Some say "oh that Mel B is … [Read more...] about Mel B claims she was ‘close to death’ in a heartbreaking post