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John Geils Jr. Dead - J. Geils Band Leader Dies at 71

John Geils Jr., the founder of the J. Geils Band, has died at the age of 71.

The rocker was found dead on Tuesday (April 11) at his home in Groton, Mass.

While Geils‘ death has been confirmed by Groton’s chief of police, no further details have been released.

John formed the J. Geils Band in 1967 while attending college and the band’s song “Centerfold” topped the Billboard‘s singles chart in the 1980s. While the band broke up in 1985, they reunited over the years regularly.

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

Clay Adler Dead - MTV Reality Star Commits Suicide at 27 (Report)

Clay Adler, who starred on two seasons of MTV’s Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, and was pals with Jennifer Lawrence when they first started out in Hollywood, tragically committed suicide with a gun in late March.

Sources tell TMZ that Clay and his friends were shooting guns in the desert on March 25 before he turned the gun on himself and was shot in the face via a self inflicted wound. He passed away the next day. Clay reportedly struggled with mental illness, and there was no signs of drugs or alcohol.

Clay did some acting and he became friendly with Jennifer Lawrence – they posed on the red carpet together at the Movieguide Awards in 2007.

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

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Chelsea Brown Dead - 'Laugh In' Actress Dies at 70

Chelsea Brown, best known as a cast member of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In in the 1960s, has sadly passed away at the age of 70.

The actress and dancer, who appeared on the NBC comedy-sketch series alongside stars like Goldie Hawn, died on Wednesday (April 5), Laugh-In‘s executive producer George Schlatter confirmed. (via The New York Times)

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The cause of death was reportedly pneumonia.

Chelsea was also known for performing on Australian TV shows and in films.

We’re wishing her loved ones all the best during this difficult time.

Don Rickles Dead - Legendary Comedian Dies at 90

Don Rickles has sadly passed away at the age of 90.

The legendary comedian died on Thursday (April 6) at his home in Los Angeles, his rep confirmed to THR.

The cause of death was kidney failure.

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Don was a legend in the comedy world and known for roasting celebs with his rapid fire insults. He was an honorary member of the Rat Pack and rose to fame after he insulted Frank Sinatra and got a big laugh from the singer/actor, who normally did not enjoy that treatment.

In recent years, Don has voiced the role of Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story series and appeared in a voice role in Kevin James‘ 2011 movie Zookeeper.

Rickles is survived by his wife Barbara, two kids, and two grandchildren. We send our thoughts and condolences to his loved ones during this difficult time.

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Paul O'Neill Dead - Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Dies at 61

Paul O’Neill, the founder of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, has sadly passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with chronic illness.

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

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“The entire Trans-Siberian Orchestra family, past and present, is heartbroken to share the devastating news that Paul O’Neill has passed away from chronic illness,” the statement read. “He was our friend and our leader — a truly creative spirit and an altruistic soul. This is a profound and indescribable loss for us all.”

“We ask that you respect Paul’s family’s privacy now. We will make additional announcements shortly,” the band added.

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

Gilbert Baker Dead - Creator of Iconic Rainbow Flag Dies at 65

Gilbert Baker‬, who created the rainbow flag that became an iconic symbol of the LGBT rights movement, has sadly passed away.

The 65-year-old gay rights activist died on Thursday (March 30), according to his friend, activist and author Cleve Jones.

“I am heartbroken. My dearest friend in the world is gone. Gilbert gave the world the Rainbow Flag; he gave me forty years of love and friendship. I can’t stop crying. I love you forever Gilbert Baker,Cleve wrote on his Facebook page.

Gilbert originally created the flag after being tasked by friend Harvey Milk to make banners for gay and antiwar street protests.

His first flag flew on June 25, 1978 during the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.

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

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