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Patton Oswalt Pays Tribute to His Late Wife in a Touching Tweet

Patton Oswalt has spoken out publicly for the first time since his wife Michelle McNamara‘s untimely death last week.

The 47-year-old actor and comedian quoted a tweet asking people to donate to the charity 826LA in Michelle‘s name to help continue her passion for writing.

“She wrote lines that stung & hummed. 13 years in her presence was happily humbling. #RIPMichelleMcNamara,” Patton wrote in his tweet.

Lots of celebs have sent Patton tweets of support during this difficult time.

Celebs Send Support to Patton Oswalt After His Wife's Death

Patton Oswalt‘s wife Michelle McNamara suddenly passed away this week and now his celebrity friends are sending him support during this difficult time.

The 46-year-old writer died on Thursday night (April 21) in her sleep at her Los Angeles home. No other details are known about her death at this time.

Patton and Michelle were married in 2005 and welcomed their daughter Alice in 2009.

Celebs like Anna Kendrick, Olivia Munn, Jeremy Renner, Christina Applegate, and Dane Cook have taken to Twitter to send their condolences to Patton. Read below.

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Michelle McNamara Dead - Wife of Patton Oswalt Passes Away at 46

Michelle McNamara, a crime writer and the wife of actor Patton Oswalt, has sadly died at the age of 46.

The writer and founder of the website True Crime Diary, passed away in her sleep in her Los Angeles home on Thursday night (April 21). No further details have been released regarding her passing.

Michelle‘s website covered both breaking stories and cold cases and she aimed to bring attention to cases that had not been publicized.

Michelle and Patton had been married in 2005 and welcomed their daughter Alice in 2009.

Our thoughts are with Michelle‘s family and friends at this difficult time.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dresses as Yoda at 'Star Wars' Premiere!

Joseph Gordon-Levitt dresses up in costume as Yoda while attending the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Monday (December 14) in Hollywood.

The 34-year-old actor sported green face paint, a white robe, and a beanie with green ears sticking out of the sides. He even wore The Grinch pajama pants underneath for some more green!

Other stars who were seen in attendance at the premiere included newly engaged couple Lydia Hearst and Chris Hardwick, Jason Bateman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Patton Oswalt, and Seth Green with his Clare Grant.

FYI: Lydia is wearing a Rubin Singer dress.

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Jennifer Lawrence & Michael Fassbender Trade In 'X-Men' for 'Big Lebowski'

Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender pose for a photo backstage at The Big Lebowski live-read at the Just for Laughs Festival on Friday night (July 24) in Montreal, Canada.

The two actors, along with Olivia Munn, took a break from filming X-Men: Apocalypse to participate in the event, directed by Jason Reitman.

Michael took on the role of Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski while Jennifer played Maude Lebowski.

Also starring in the live read were Olivia as Bunny Lebowski, Patton Oswalt as Walter Sobchak, T.J. Miller as Brandt, Martin Starr as Jesus, Mike Judge as The Stranger, Mae Whitman as Theodore Donald “Donny” Kerabatsos, and Dennis Quaid as The Big Lebowski.

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Comedian Patton Oswalt Defends Trevor Noah in Epic 53 Tweet Exchange

Comedian Patton Oswalt has tweeted 53 consecutive tweets in defense of Trevor Noah and his extreme Twitter backlash.

“(50/53) Jokes should always entertain. EVERY SINGLE PERSON WHO HEARS THEM,” the 46-year-old comedian wrote about the state of tweeting jokes in 2015. “(51/53) A simple series of clarifying post-joke Tweets like the ones I just sent out will insure EVERYONE a gentle, comforting chuckle.”

If you missed it, read Trevor‘s tweets that many have asserted are anti-semetic and sexist.

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Does Shakira Know What Just Jared Is? Billy Eichner Says Yes!

On this week’s brand new episode of Billy on the Street, host Billy Eichner introduced a brand new game called “Does Shakira Know What This Is?” and one question sure got our attention!

Patton Oswalt guest starred on the episode and was the one being asked the questions. Billy would mention a random thing and Patton would have to say if Shakira knew what the thing is or not. One of the things just so happened to be JustJared.com!

You also must watch the video to see Billy‘s rant about how the animated movie Ratatouille was under appreciated. We completely agree.


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