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Jana Novotna Dead - Wimbledon Winner & Tennis Star Passes Away at 49

Tennis star Jana Novotna has tragically passed away after battling cancer. She was 49.

The WTA announced the news in a statement that Jana passed away in her home country of Czech Republic while surrounded by family on Sunday (November 19).

Jana was a celebrated tennis star and was once ranked WTA World number 1 in doubles and number 2 in singles. She had 17 Grand Slam titles. She won at Wimbledon back in 1998.

“Jana was an inspiration both on and off court to anyone who had the opportunity to know her. Her star will always shine brightly in the history of the WTA. Our condolences and our thoughts are with Jana’s family,” WTA’s CEO Steve Simon said.

Our thoughts are with Jana‘s loved ones during this time.

Charles Manson Dead - Mass-Murder Mastermind & Cult Leader Dies at 83

Charles Manson has died at the age of 83.

The cult leader and criminal, who infamously orchestrated a murder spree of several people including Sharon Tate, died on Sunday (November 20) according to Sharon‘s sister, Debra Tate.

Charles was treated for intestinal bleeding back in January and needed surgery, but it was deemed too risky.

Charles was in prison since being arrested in 1969 for the Tate–LaBianca Murders. He was convicted of conspiracy to commit the murders carried out by his cult, dubbed the Manson Family.

He was meant to receive the death penalty in 1971, but it was ruled unconstitutional. Instead, he received nine consecutive life sentences.

The families of all his victims are being contacted by the prison, according to TMZ.

Mel Tillis Dead - Country Star Passes Away at 85

Country music star Mel Tillis has tragically passed away at the age of 85.

Rolling Stone reports that he passed away on Sunday (November 19) after a lengthy illness at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. The cause of death is suspected respiratory failure.

Mel enjoyed decades of success, having released over 60 albums and dozens of top ten singles over the years. He was also inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Our thoughts are with Mel‘s loved ones during this time.

Fashion Designer Azzedine Alaia Dies at 77, Celebs Pay Tribute

Azzedine Alaia has sadly died at the age of 77.

The fashion designer passed away on Saturday (November 18) following a bad fall a week and a half ago, according to French outlet Le Point.

Alaia was known for the clingy style of his fashion and he was dubbed the “king of cling.” His first collection was released in 1980 and he went on to dress countless stars.

Celebs like Victoria Beckham and Kris Jenner have already spoken out on social media to pay tribute to Alaia. Read some of the tweets below.

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Malcolm Young Dead - AC/DC Guitarist Dies at 64

Malcolm Young, one of the co-founders of the band AC/DC, has died at the age of 64.

The band confirmed the sad news with a statement on their website.

“Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young,” the statement read. “He leaves behind an enormous legacy that will live on forever. Malcolm, job well done.”

Australia’s SBS confirmed that Young passed away on Saturday (November 18) with his family by his side.

Young quit the band a few years ago after he revealed that he had been suffering from dementia. He co-founded the band in 1973 with brother Angus Young.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Malcolm‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Lil Peep Dead - Rising Singer & Rapper Dies at 21

Lil Peep has sadly passed away at the age of 21, according to Billboard.

The cause of the emerging New York-based rapper and singer’s death is not yet known.

Peep’s manager Chase Ortega tweeted what appeared to be a confirmation of the news early on Thursday morning (November 16): “I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother f–k,” he wrote.

His debut album, Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1, had just dropped in August. His tracks, including “White Wine” and “Benz Truck,” notched millions of views on YouTube.

“In the short time that i knew you, you were a great friend to me and a great person. your music changed the world and it’ll never be the same. i love you bud. forever,” Post Malone wrote on Twitter.

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

Liz Smith Dead - Famed Gossip Columnist Dies at 94

Liz Smith, the famed gossip columnist known as the “Dame of Dish,” has died at the age of 94.

Literary agent Joni Evans confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Sunday (November 12). Liz died in New York due to natural causes.

Liz‘s signature style of celebrity storytelling in her “Liz Smith” column led her to mix and mingle with many A-listers as a Hollywood insider over the years.

She began her own column at the New York Daily News in 1976 which ran through 1991, then continued at New York Newsday until 1995. The column went on to be published in Newsday until 2005, and the New York Post until 2009.

She also made headlines with various exclusives over the years, including Donald Trump and Ivana Trump‘s divorce and Madonna‘s pregnancy in 1996.

Our thoughts are with Liz‘s friends and family during this difficult time.