American Idol stars, judges, and producers react to the passing of Season 2 finalist Rickey Smith, who died early Friday morning after a head-on collision with a vehicle going the wrong way on the Interstate. That driver was later hospitalized then booked for DUI. Also, there is a link for the GoFundMe page set up to raise money for Rickey’s family, which includes two kids.
The wonderful hip hop disco Big Ang tribute song “Bing ANGel” now has a music video that includes Ang’s Mob Wives co-star Drita D’Avanzo singing additional verses! Keep reading to watch the video and read the tough but sweet lyrics sung by Drita.
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The family of Blood, Sweat, and Heels star Daisy Lewellyn issues a statement thanking friends, family, and fans for their support after Daisy passed away on Friday from cancer at the age of 36. The statement includes funeral details as well as information on how to donate to the Daisy Lewellyn Scholarship Fund in her honor. Also, Andy Cohen pays tribute to Daisy on WWHL with a personal statement and a memorial video.
Minutes ago my phone began to buzz with texts from friends sharing the sad news that Merle Haggard died earlier today at the age of 79. I’m not sure exactly what this post is going to be, I just know that I have to try to express my admiration and thanks to one of the greatest song writers and THE most talented singer in country music history.
Mob Wives‘ Angela “Big Ang” Raiola was laid to rest this past weekend, but the Big Ang funeral was not without its fair share of off-camera drama. Thanks to a series of reports about alleged infighting and bad blood between members of organized crime families, a series of reports stated that Big Ang’s Mob Wives co-stars Karen Gravano and Brittany Fogarty were both banned from attending the Big Ang funeral. Both women took to social media to refute and explain the claims–but only one of them was able to bid Big Ang farewell.
Tribute after Big Ang tribute has begun pouring in from all over the world in the wake of the Mob Wives star’s passing. Read on to see what Big Ang’s family and former reality TV co-stars have to say about their lost friend, and to find out how you can leave a message for the family to read.
BMX legend David Mirra has died at the age of 41. In a statement issued by the Greenville, NC Police Department, it was revealed that Mirra’s body was discovered earlier today “sitting in a truck with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.” Keep reading for the full press release as well as some background info on David’s amazing life, which included winning 24 X Games medals and hosting MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge.