DJ AM is a popular disc jockey who dates hot chicks (or famous chicks, to be more accurate) in order to boost his own celebrity. Or at...

Lara Long, Sister of DJ AM, Dies of Cancer

The late DJ AM's older sister Lara Long, who established the DJ AM Memorial Fund, has passed away after a battle with an extremely rare form of colon cancer.

Jenni Weinman, a rep for the estate and her family, says, "It is with unbearable sadness that I can confirm that Lara Long, the sister to DJ AM, passed away."

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DJ AM Death Ruled an Accident

DJ AM did not commit suicide.

A New York City medical examiner has determined the cause of death for Adam Goldstein, who was found dead in his apartment in late August, to be an accidental overdose.

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DJ AM Tribute Video Brings Back Memories

DJ AM Tribute Video Brings Back Memories

The video put together by fellow spinsters for DJ AM's memorial service, held at The Paladium in Hollywood on September 3, is definitely worth watching.

After watching the DJ AM tribute video, his good friend Travis Barker got on his Twitter page and wrote this message about the late Adam Goldstein:

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Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell to DJ AM

A day after Adam Goldstein, a.k.a. DJ AM, was laid to rest, the celebrity spinster was remembered last night by former fiancée Nicole Richie and friends such as Lindsay Lohan, Samantha Ronson, Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart, and more.

They were among hundreds of invited guests and a handful of fans who attended the memorial at the Hollywood Palladium, not far from the nightclubs where DJ AM made his name and gained his fame at the turntables.

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DJ AM Laid to Rest in L.A.

DJ AM Laid to Rest in L.A.

Six days after his death, celebrity spinmaster DJ AM was laid to rest in a private ceremony Wednesday at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in L.A.

The funeral service honoring the DJ (a.k.a. Adam Goldstein), who died last week of an apparent drug overdose, was attended by family and friends.

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DJ AM Overdosed on OxyContin, Likely on Purpose; Hayley Wood Denies Breakup

Authorities initially said DJ AM's death was not a suicide, but this recent revelation may change that - eight undigested OxyContin pills were found in his stomach and a ninth in his mouth, a law enforcement source is quoted as saying.

The finding suggests that DJ AM, a.k.a. Adam Goldstein, swallowed the powerful painkillers quickly, trying to OD, and that it wasn't an accidental overdose.

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Source: DJ AM Death a Result of Accidental Overdose, Not Suicide

The death of DJ AM was the result of an accidental drug overdose and not a suicide, according to law enforcement sources, and it stems from a tragic source.

A recovering addict, the 36-year-old celebrity DJ developed a dependency to Xanax and other benzodiazepines (drugs used to treat anxiety) as a result of the plane crash he and Travis Barker famously (and miraculously) survived a year ago.

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The DJ AM Drug of Choice: Crack

The DJ AM Drug of Choice: Crack

Listening to DJ AM talk about crack being his "drug of choice" is downright chilling, but in a recent interview with MTV News to promote his upcoming reality show about drug abuse (Gone Too Far), the late Adam Goldstein said exactly that.

DJ AM talked described how he bought a crack pipe to show how easy it is. The 36-year-old said, "I bought a crack pipe ... that was my drug of choice."

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Travis Barker Twitters Props, Grief For DJ AM

Travis Barker Twitters Props, Grief For DJ AM

After forming a lasting, near-tragic bond over their improbably survival of a plane crash that claimed the lives of four people last September, Blink 182's Travis Barker can't believe his close friend DJ AM is gone just one year later.

While he is normally known for his bitter online rants about his former wife Shanna Moakler, Barker's most recent Tweets were heartfelt and sad ...

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DJ AM: Devastated Over Hayley Wood Breakup

DJ AM: Devastated Over Hayley Wood Breakup

Sources say that the late DJ AM was "completely devastated" over a recent breakup with his girlfriend, Hayley Wood, with whom he split within the last week.

Hayley Wood was the one who called off their relationship.

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DJ AM Dead at 36; Found in NYC Apartment

DJ AM, who fought several battles with drugs in the past and survived a near-fatal plane crash just last year, passed away this afternoon. He was 36.

The star, whose real name was Adam Goldstein, was found dead in his New York City apartment Friday afternoon. The cause of death has not been released by the medical examiner, although it does not look like there was foul play.

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Mandy Moore and DJ AM: Dating Again!

DJ AM and Mandy Moore dated for only two months in 2007, but since his plane crash last month, "It's back on," a source close to AM tells Us Weekly.

"Since the accident, it's blossomed into something again."

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A Few Thankful Words from  DJ AM

A Few Thankful Words from DJ AM

DJ AM is lucky to be alive - and he knows it.

Following a place crash that killed four people, the man whose real name is Adam Goldstein was recently released from the hospital.

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Benefit Concert For DJ AM, Crash Victims Planned

As DJ AM continues to recover from severe burns suffered in a South Carolina plane crash which killed four others and seriously injured Travis Barker, some of his pals are preparing to welcome him home with a special concert.

The 35-year-old DJ AM (real name Adam Goldstein) has been "a very close friend ... for many years," organizers said in a statement. "We owe him a debt of gratitude that we can never repay, but we hope this helps just a bit."

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Paris Hilton Sends Love, Support to DJ AM

Paris Hilton Sends Love, Support to DJ AM

Paris Hilton sent DJ AM her love and support this morning on Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show.

Hilton said she recently talked with the DJ, whose real name is Adam Goldstein and that he mentioned "how scary" the crash was and that "he's just so lucky to be alive."

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DJ AM, Travis Barker to Make Full Recovery

After somehow escaping a plane crash that killed the other four passengers, doctors are saying that they expect both Travis Barker and DJ AM to make a full recovery from the second- and third-degree burns they suffered.

Their doctors at the Joseph Still Burn Center in Georgia told reporters that Travis Barker is badly burned on his torso as well as the lower portion of his body, while DJ AM reportedly suffered severe burns on his arm and head.

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DJ AM Talks About His Drug Addiction, Suicide Attempt

It's been a long time since we had a DJ AM sighting at The Hollywood Gossip and we'd just like to take a moment to welcome Nicole Richie's ex-fiance back.

The circumstances of his return? A shockingly revealing interview in February's issue of Glamour magazine, where DJ AM says that his father's verbal abuse was so bad it led to his drug addiction and almost taking his own life.

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No More Moore: DJ AM Single Again

No More Moore: DJ AM Single Again

Stop the presses. DJ AM is once again without a starlet by his side.

Friends of Mandy Moore say that the singer/actress has kicked the DJ to the curb and is single again. DJ AM, real name Adam Goldstein, used to be the fiance of Nicole Richie, for reasons unknown to anyone intelligent.

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DJ AM Biography

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Born
Birthplace
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Full Name
Adam Goldstein