RHOA Star Kenya Moore Reveals Her Grandmother Has Passed Away

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It’s never easy losing a loved one…

On Monday, Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore announced on Instagram her grandmother Doris Grant has passed away as she “lost her battle with Alzheimer’s disease.”

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The Bravo personality posted the (above) photo with the heartbreaking message:

“Today I lost the only woman in the world who has ever loved me unconditionally. My grandmother who raised me from 3 days old passed away. Thank you Jehovah for sending me your Angel who taught me everything I know about love, compassion, strength, kindness, selflessness, forgiveness, family, education, brains over beauty, inner beauty, strength, respect for your elders, being true to myself….she has helped mold me into the woman I am. She truly was my best friend.”

On her hit reality TV show, Miss USA has been vocal about the strong bond she’s had with her grandma, as opposed to the tumultuous relationship she’s had with her biological mother.

Even though losing Doris is horrible, Moore is grateful for the moments they’ve shared together, especially when Doris met her new husband Marc Daly.

“Thank you Jehovah for allowing my last moment with her last month to be the last and for her to have met my loving husband. I truly believe she waited until she knew that I finally found someone to love and cherish me the way she did. She could not rest until she knew I would be taken care of by someone who deserved me. She didn’t recognize me at first but when I introduced them but she lit up with so much joy that my heart became overwhelmed. She approved and it was the happiest day of my life.”

Overall, the 46-year-old knows her grandma will always be by her side, and will always cherish her “unconditional love.”

“Thank you momma for being the best woman I have ever met in my life. Thank you for approving of me and thank you for letting the world know how proud you are of me. I thank you for my life. I owe the world to you. I know you will never leave my side in life or after. I am eternally grateful to you. Thank you for loving me. #unconditionallove #God#gonebutneverforgotten #family #myangel”

R.I.P. Doris. You will be missed.

[Image via Kenya Moore/Instagram.]

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Princess Diana Remembered By Family In Intimate Service On What Would Have Been Her 56th Birthday

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Such a sweet, classy service by the family, friends, and closest loved ones of Princess Diana.

Today would have been the late royal’s 56th birthday, and so in remembrance of her life and the impact it had on so many around her, loved ones held an intimate gathering to honor her on Saturday.

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Her sons Prince William and Prince Harry were both in attendance, in addition to Kate Middleton and both Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

The service took place at Diana’s resting place on the island of the Oval Lake at Althorp House, and the resting place was rededicated in a special ceremony led by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Earlier in the week, Kensington Palace had released a statement in advance of the ceremony that took place a few hours ago, too:

“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend a private service to re-dedicate the grave of Diana, Princess of Wales at Althorp House on Saturday 1 July. The service, which will fall on what would have been The Princess’s birthday, will be conducted by The Archbishop of Canterbury and attended by her family.”

Beyond that, not much is known from what was clearly a private, meaningful ceremony.

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The twentieth anniversary of Diana’s death is coming up on August 31. We can’t believe it’s already been 20 years.

R.I.P., Princess Diana.

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Ghostbusters II Child Actor Commits Suicide At 29

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He was too young… way too young…

Last week, Henry “Hank” Deutschendorf — who played Baby Oscar in Ghostbusters II alongside his twin brother William — committed suicide by hanging at his home in Escondido, CA.

According to the medical examiner, the 29-year-old was discovered by his twin who unsuccessfully tried to rescue him.

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TMZ reports the actor suffered from schizoaffective disorder, which is a combination of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia where one can experience hallucinations and depression. He reportedly “fought for his life every day.”

After starring in the hit blockbuster, Hank ran a martial arts school, and also appeared in the 2017 documentary Cleanin’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters.

Our thoughts go out to Deutschendorf’s friends and family during this difficult time.

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U.S. Student Otto Warmbier Dies Days After He Was Released From North Korean Detainment

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Last week, U.S. student Otto Warmbier was medically evacuated from North Korean detainment, where he had been in a coma for over a year from serving hard labor.

Sadly, the 22-year-old passed away just a few days later while surrounded by family in Cincinnati.

Otto’s parents Fred and Cindy Warmbier made the devastating announcement on Monday, saying the “awful torturous mistreatment” their son received while detained abroad “ensured that no other outcome was possible.”

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Last year, the University of Virginia student was found guilty of “subversion” for attempting to steal a political banner while staying in North Korea with a tour group. He was sentenced to 15-years of hard labor for the alleged anti-state acts.

Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said Otto had extensive loss of brain tissue, and was in a state of unresponsive wakefulness.

While no doubt grieving the loss of their son, Otto’s parents said they detected a positive change in his mostly non-responsive state over the past week, saying “he was at home and we believe he could sense that.”

Our hearts go out to the Warmbier family.

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Rest In Peace, Adam West: Hollywood Reacts To Batman’s Death At 88 Years Old

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We’re still saddened by the death of Hollywood legend Adam West, the infamous 1960s television Batman who succumbed to a bout of leukemia over the weekend at 88 years old.

And judging by the outpouring of support across Hollywood for West after his death, we aren’t the only ones saddened by it.

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Stars from all walks of life have come out to share their condolences of the infamous Batman legend, with Julie Newmar, Ben Affleck, Conan O’Brien, Seth MacFarlane, and many more paying their respects.

MacFarlane, for one, shared a statement about West’s time working as a voice actor on Family Guy, writing in memory:

“Family Guy has lost its mayor, and I have lost a friend. Adam West was a joy to work with, and the kind of guy you always wanted to be around. His positivity, good nature, and sense of fun were undeniable, and it was always a big jolt of energy when he walked in to record the show. He knew comedy, and he knew humanity.”

And Burt Ward, who played Robin in West’s original TV sitcom series Batman, also remembered his co-star with a statement of memorial:

“I am devastated at the loss of one of my very dearest friends. Adam and I had a special friendship for more than 50 years. We shared some of the most fun times of our lives together; our families have deep love and respect for each other. This is a terribly unexpected loss of my lifelong friend, I will forever miss him. There are several fine actors who have portrayed Batman in films, in my eyes there was only one real Batman and that is and always will be Adam West; He was truly the Bright Knight.”

So sad.

Here’s how the rest of Hollywood shared their memories (below):

R.I.P., Mr. West.

If those saddened by your death are any indication, you lived a very full, worthwhile life.

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Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Update: Two Arrested On 36 Charges Of Involuntary Manslaughter

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After the infamous Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse caught fire during a rave last December, killing 36 people, authorities were on the lookout for someone to blame.

It wasn’t difficult to spot the negligence that helped the fire spread so quickly; footage of the EDM venue and art space showed just how cramped and full of flammable material the building was. One of the two exits had even been blocked off completely.

Then it came to light that the space did not have current permits from fire inspectors. Considering 25 people were living on the premises, this was completely unacceptable.

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Now arrests have finally been made, as landlord Derek Almena and tenant Max Harris have each been charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley told reporters:

“[Almena and Harris] knowingly created a fire trap with inadequate means of escape. They then filled that area with human beings and are now facing the consequences of their action.”

We’ll keep you up to date with the results of the trial, but it seems pretty cut-and-dry at the moment.

Do YOU agree these men should have to pay for the deaths??

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Bachelorette Contestant Michael Nance Dead At 31

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This is so sad!

Michael Nance, whom you may remember from Emily Maynard‘s season of The Bachelorette, was found dead early Monday morning in Texas. He was just 31.

According to the report, Austin PD arrived to an apartment complex around 2:10 a.m. after receiving a call about an unresponsive male. Nance was pronounced dead about an hour later.

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A spokesperson for the homicide unit said in a statement:

“At this point it is not a suspicious death and the manner will be determined by the medical examiner.”

After news broke of Michael’s passing, costars from his time on the ABC franchise expressed their condolences (below):

Further, Michael’s most recent girlfriend, Aseel Danan, shared on Instagram:

Rest in peace.

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