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Dave Brockie, the lead singer of heavy metal band Gwar, was found dead early Sunday morning, sitting upright in a chair at his home in Richmond, Virginia.

He was 50 years old.

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Known as “Oderus Urungus” and the frontman for a group worshipped by Beavis & Butthead on their MTV series, the cause of Brockie's death is unknown at this time.

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Fred Phelps, the controversial preacher who founded the Westboro Baptist Church, passed away this week at the Shawnee County facility in Topeka.

He was 84 years old.

Phelps’ son, Tim, confirmed the death to Kansas First News.

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Members of the Westboro Baptist Church are infamous for protesting at funerals of soldiers with signs with messages such as “Thank God for dead soldiers,” and “Thank God for 9/11."

They believe these deaths are God’s punishment for American immorality and tolerance of homosexuality and abortion.

The organization has also celebrated Cory Monteith's told, telling Lea Michele to kill herself, and referred to Taylor Swift as a whore.

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Scott Asheton, the drummer for the influential punk rock band the Stooges, has died at age 64. His rep confirmed the tragedy but no details were provided.

Asheton was part of the Stooges when they formed in 1967 in Ann Arbor, Mich. His older brother, Ron Asheton, was the group's guitarist. He died in 2009.

Bandleader Iggy Pop posted on his Facebook page Sunday that he's "never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton."

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"He was like my brother," Pop said. "He and Ron have left a huge legacy to the world. The Ashetons have always been and continue to be a second family to me."

The rocker concluded of his friend, "My thoughts are with his sister Kathy, his wife Liz and his daughter Leanna, who was the light of his life."

Asheton suffered from undisclosed illnesses as far back as 2011 and was unable to perform at summer music festivals in Europe with the Stooges.

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L'Wren Scott, a New York City fashion designer and the girlfriend of legendary Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, is dead. She was just 49 years old.

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She was found this morning in her apartment by her assistant, according to the BBC.

Police are treating it as a suicide, though it's unclear why and the medical examiner has yet to determine an official cause of death as of this report.

A spokesman for Jagger, who turned 70 last year and dated Scott since 2001, said he was "completely shocked and devastated" by Scott's death.

Scott, born Luann Bambrough, was raised by adoptive parents in Utah.

She began her career as a model in Paris, then moved to L.A. to become a fashion stylist, according to a biography on her company's website.

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UPDATE: New reports appear to have confirmed the tragic suicide, indicating that L'Wren Scott was found hanging by a scarf inside of her apartment.

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Comedian David Brenner, a comedian and regular on The Tonight Show, has died after a battle with cancer, a family spokesman said. He was 78.

Brenner was a staple on Johnny Carson's late-night TV show, appearing 158 times (more than any other guest) according to a bio on his official site.

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He also helped write, produce and direct 115 TV documentaries, earning him nearly 30 awards, and was the author of five books over the years.

Even in death, Brenner kept the jokes coming - a tough feat.

His final request, according to spokesman Jeff Abraham, was to have $100 in small bills tucked in his sock, "just in case tipping is recommended where I'm going."

His grave site will also read: "If this is supposed to be a joke ... then I don't get it!" That's pretty great. Comedian Joan Rivers, a longtime friend, Tweeted:

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Wesley Warren, a man famous for his 132-pound scrotum and who starred on a TLC show called The Man with the 132-Pound Scrotum, has died.

He passed away from a non-scrotum health issue, reports indicate.

Wesley Warren passed away on Friday after suffering two heart attacks in 2014. He had been hospitalized for five and a half weeks prior to his death.

He was only 49.

Warren's friend told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that his diabetes led to the prolonged hospitalization, and he suffered the heart attacks while there.

Prior to his surgery last summer to remove the 132-pound scrotum, he used to wear hooded sweatshirts as pants as a makeshift scrotum sling.

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Bob Thomas, a tireless, longtime Associated Press reporter who kept the masses informed on celebrity news for years, has died at the age of 92.

Thomas died of age-related illnesses at his Encino, Calif., home.

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He covered Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, Groucho Marx and Marlon Brando, Walt Disney and Fred Astaire.

He interviewed rising stars (James Dean), icons (Humphrey Bogart, Jack Nicholson) elder institutions (Bob Hope) and modern legends (Tom Cruise).

Thomas's career began in 1944, when Hollywood was still a small, tightly controlled and centralized community, and continued well into the 21st century.

During his nearly seven decades writing for the AP, Thomas reviewed hundreds of films and TV shows and write hundreds of celebrity pieces and obituaries.

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Hal Davidson, a man whose voice you know very well (trust us), passed away last Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer.

He was 89 years old.

The man behind such trailers as Forest Gump, Lethal Weapon, Philadelphia and a ton more passed away at his home in Virginia, his daughter confirmed this morning.

Douglas is survived by his wife Ruth and and two sons from a previous marriage.

Hit Play on the video above and give it a moment... recognize Davidson now? We thought you might.

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We've seen a daughter slam her mother in an obituary before.

And we've seen a newspaper actually publish an obituary for Walter White.

But this is a first: A Delaware resident named Walter George Bruhl Jr. penned his very own obituary just days before he passed away at the age of 80 on Sunday.

Walter's son, Sam, posted the moving/humorous piece on Facebook and it opens with the following paragraph:

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