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Harris Wittels Dead - 'Parks and Recreation' Executive Producer Dies at 30 From Possible Drug Overdose

Harris Wittels has died at the young age of 30 from a possible drug overdose, according to TMZ.

The Parks and Recreation executive producer was discovered dead at his home around 1 P.M. on Thursday (February 19).

According to the police, Harris was found lying on his couch with no trauma to his body. However, they did find drug paraphernalia around his home.

Last year, Harris, who had gone to rehab twice, opened up on his battles with drug addiction. Watch the video below.

Harris died just one week before the series finale of Parks and Recreation, which will air on Tuesday (February 24).

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Harris‘ family during this difficult time.

Lorena Rojas Dead - Mexican Soap Star Dies at 44 From Cancer

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Lesley Gore Dead - 'It's My Party' Singer Dies at 68

Lesley Gore has died at the age of 68, her partner confirmed to the Associated Press.

The singer-songwriter died on Monday (February 16) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital after a battle with cancer. She is best known for her hit song “It’s My Party,” which went to number one in 1963, was nominated for a Grammy, and sold over one million copies.

Lesley‘s other hit songs include the sequel “Judy’s Turn to Cry,” “She’s a Fool,” and “You Don’t Own Me,” which also topped a million copies and landed at number two.

In her later career, Lesley composed songs for the movie Fame and received an Oscar nomination for writing “Out Here on My Own.”

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Lesley‘s family during this difficult time.

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David Carr's Cause of Death Revealed, New York Times Columnist Was Battling Lung Cancer

David Carr was battling lung cancer according to an autopsy taken after his death on Thursday evening in New York City.

The 58-year-old New York Times media columnist passed away in his office from “complications of metastatic small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung,” according to The Times.

The chief medical examiner of New York City also said that heart disease contributed to his death.

David battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the past and even wrote about it in his memoir, “The Night of the Gun.”

Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.

David Carr Dead - 'New York Times' Columnist Dies at 58

In sad news, legendary New York Times columnist David Carr died at the age of 58 on Thursday (February 12).

Earlier that same day, he led a TimesTalks discussion with Edward Snowden and Citizenfour director Laura Poitras.

“For the past 25 years, Mr. Carr wrote about media,” a member of The Times wrote in a post for the site. “He joined The Times in 2002 as a business reporter covering the magazine publishing industry. His column appeared in the Monday business section and focused on media issues, including print, digital, film, radio and television.”

Our thoughts are with David‘s wife, Jill, and their daughters Maddie, Erin and Meagan during their difficult time.

Bob Simon Dead - '60 Minutes' Correspondent Killed in Car Crash at 73

Bob Simon, a 60 Minutes correspondent, has died at the age of 73 after being killed in a car accident in New York City.

The journalist was in a livery cab on the West Side Highway at West 30th street in New York City when the car was rear-ended and slammed into a median, the NY Daily News reports.

He was rushed to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital but could not be saved. The driver of the cab and the driver of the other car are reportedly okay.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob‘s family and loved ones.

Ann Mara Dead - New York Giants Matriarch Dies at 85

Ann Mara, often referred to as “The First Lady of Football,” has passed away at the age of 85 and she received a Super Bowl tribute before the game.

The matriarch of the New York Giants franchise died on Sunday (February 1).

“I am sad to say that our mother has passed away,” Ann‘s son John Mara said in a statement. “She has been the leader of our family in every way, and we will miss her dearly.

“She slipped in front of her home (in Rye, N.Y.) during the ice storm two weeks ago (January 18). She had been in the hospital since the following day, initially due to a head injury she suffered in her fall. After a few days, we were hopeful for her recovery, although we knew it would be a long road back. Unfortunately, there were complications,” the statement continued. “She loved her family, and all of us were able to spend time with her in these final days. All 11 of her children and our spouses and numerous grandchildren were with her when she passed away.”

Ann‘s grandchildren include actresses Rooney Mara and Kate Mara.

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