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Julien Hug, who wooed Jillian Harris on The Bachelorette in 2009, has died. He was found dead on Wednesday, according to Riverside County (Calif.) officials.

Hug's body was found in a remote area off Highway 74 near Pinyon Pines around 11 a.m. local time. The 35-year-old had been reported missing several days prior.

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Officials say an autopsy has yet to be performed and the cause of his death is under investigation. Jillian Harris herself responded to the tragic news on Twitter.

Bachelorette hopeful Julien Hug has passed away.

"Please say a prayer for the loss of a friend this morning," the Canadian Bachelorette wrote her followers. "Life is fragile, don't forget to love the ones you love."

In 2009 on The Bachelorette, Julien Hug was one of 30 bachelors introduced to Jillian and received a rose that night. By the second episode, however, he was out.

Our condolences to his family and friends.

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Fans of the Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers were shocked to hear that Matt Hughes died, but what caused his premature death was not actually chasing a storm.

Rather, it was something that chased him all his life.

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Matt Hughes, who battled severe depression his entire life, died of complications from a reported suicide attempt, leaving behind a wife and two young sons.

Hughes, who joined Storm Chasers in 2009, passed away this past May. He was only 30. No additional motive or details of his tragic death have been published.

Wednesday’s night episode of Storm Chasers paid tribute to Matt in an episode named “Dedication.” It was a fitting title for a man who will be greatly missed.

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Shannon Tavarez, a young actress who won a featured role on Broadway in The Lion King, lost her battle with leukemia earlier this week. She was 11.

The sixth-grader's plight became well-documented earlier this year when her quest to find a suitable bone marrow donor caught the eye of celebrities.

Several stars, including Alicia Keys, Rihanna and 50 Cent, were particularly moved, and appealed to fans to register as donors for Shannon Tavarez.

R.I.P. Shannon Tavarez (1999-2010).

Shannon's death was first reported via statement from Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York, where she passed away.

In The Lion King she played young Nala, a lion cub who was the best friend of Simba, the show’s lead character. She beat out hundreds for the role.

“She was fearless, as a performer and as a young woman,” Ron Vodicka, the production manager for The Lion King, said in an interview Tuesday.

“She was never intimidated and she was constantly happy. After she was diagnosed, all she talked about was when she could come back.”

Surfing legend Andy Irons also died this week. May both rest in peace.

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With his first child due next month, surfing legend Andy Irons was found dead in a Dallas hotel room yesterday morning. He was 32.

The three-time world champion was scheduled to return home to Hawaii, but reportedly felt sick and booked the room in Texas for a night. An employee found him in bed around 10 a.m. local time.

While an official cause of death has not been determined, the surfer's family released a statement saying, "[Andy] had reportedly been battling with dengue fever, a viral disease."

According to the police reports, cops found bottles of alprazolam (the generic version of Xanax)  and zolpidem (the generic version of Ambien) on tables near the bed.

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Lisa Blount, an Oscar-winning producer and actress who played Lynette Pomeroy in 1982's An Officer and a Gentleman, has passed away. She was only 53.

Blount was found at her home Wednesday. She more than likely died Monday, Pulaski County Coroner Garland Camper told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

There were no signs of foul play on the premises of her Little Rock, Ark., home.

R.I.P. Lisa Blount (1953-2010).

Blount and her widower, Ray McKinnon, who was not in town, together won the best live-action short film Academy Award in 2002 for their film, The Accountant.

"As one door was seemingly closing in my life, another door opened. And I only have one person to thank for that, my husband Ray McKinnon," Blount said then.

In addition to An Officer and a Gentleman, Blount appeared in films like Great Balls of Fire! and Chrystal, and shows such as Moonlighting and Picket Fences.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

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Bob Guccione, the founder of Penthouse, passed away at his Texas home last night. He was 79.

Guccione became a billionaire by taking nudity to a raunchier level than his magazine's chief rival, Playboy. In 1982, he was included on the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest people in the world. He was also a painter.

Throughout its history, Penthouse has been involved in a number of controversies.

It published nude photos of Vanessa Williams in 1988, costing her the Miss America crown. A year later, it featured stories on the sexual exploits of televangelist Jimmy Swaggart, toppling his ministry. It also introduced the world to Tila Tequila.

Guccione is survived by his wife, April, and four children.

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Tom Bosley, who played the father of Richie Cunningham on the famous '70s sitcom about the '50s, ABC's Happy Days, died Tuesday in his home. He was 83.

The actor, who a Tony starring as the beloved NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in the Pulitzer-Prize-winning 1959 musical Fiorello!, died of a staph infection.

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R.I.P. Tom Bosley (1927-2010).

Bosley also made a memorable mark in the 1964 Peter Sellers cult comedy The World of Henry Orient, as the husband of Angela Lansbury's character.

After Happy Days, he often co-starred with Lansbury on Murder She Wrote. Reacting to Bosley's death, Happy Days star Henry Winkler expressed sadness.

"I'm in shock, I really am," he told Los Angeles's KNX-1070 Radio. "I spoke to him just a few weeks ago and he seemed to be getting his strength back."

Our condolences go out to Tom's friends and family.

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Dan Gordon-Levitt, the brother of Inception star Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has passed away. He was 36.

In an emotional blog post, the actor wrote the following today, referring to his sibling as "Burning Dan" due to his background as a fire spinner and his involvement in Nevada's annual Burning Man event.

"BURNING dAN brightly embodied that bold beastly bliss sometimes referred to as 'the creative spirit. 'He would absolutely positively insist that we not let this bad news deter us on our collective mission...So let's celebrate him, he's f--king awesome."

Gordon-Levitt was found unresponsive in his Hollywood home in the early yesterday morning and pronounced dead at the hospital. An autopsy is pending

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Legendary actor Tony Curtis has died of a cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports. He passed away yesterday in his Las Vegas home at the age of 85.

Curtis, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, was hospitalized in July after suffering breathing problems making a local appearance.

He starred in such classics like Some Like It Hot and Spartacus, and was nominated for an Oscar for his role in The Defiant Ones. He will be missed ...

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R.I.P. Tony Curtis (1925-2010).

It's been a sad 24-hour period for the Hollywood community, as comedian Greg Giraldo also died yesterday following complications from his recent overdose.

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Five days after he was hospitalized for a drug overdose, comedian Greg Giraldo has passed away. He was 44.

The celebrity roast specialist and Last Comic Standing judge was admitted to a hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey this week after taking too many prescription pills. His source says it was not a suicide attempt, merely a tragic accident.

"Greg passed away today at the hospital in New Brunswick as a result of an accidental overdose. His family was by his side," said a friend.

Our thoughts go out to his loved ones.

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