Elmore Leonard, the beloved writer behind numerous books and short stories that have been turned into Hollywood fare, passed away today at his home in Detroit.

He was 87 years old.

Posted in: Books

Lisa Robin Kelly has lost her battle with substance abuse.

The actress, best known for her role as Eric's older sister on That 70s Show, died last night while asleep inside a rehab facility. She was 43 years old.

Posted in: TV

Friends and co-stars of The Bachelor star Gia Allemand are reacting with shock and sadness to the death of the 29-year-old model this week.

Gia was taken to University Hospital in New Orleans on Monday night, where she was listed in critical condition following a medical emergency.

Posted in: Gia Allemand

Concert and recording superstar Eydie Gorme has died at the age of 84.

She performed everything from ballads to bossa nova with singing partner and husband Steve Lawrence, leaving an indelible mark on music in the 1960s.

Posted in: Music

Margaret Pellegrini, who portrayed one of the original Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz, died yesterday from a stroke. She was 89 years old.

The actress suffered the stroke at her home in Glendale, Arizona and died at a hospital near Phoenix, according to the owner of a Chicago theater where Pellegrini and other stars from that iconic movie have appeared.

Posted in: Movies

Sean Sasser, an AIDS activist known to MTV audiences as the boyfriend of Pedro Zamora during the 1994 season of The Real World, has passed away. He was 44 years old.

Posted in: R.I.P.