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Most Shocking Celebrity Deaths

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The Celebrity Deaths that took us all by surprise.

Rated 4 points - posted 10 years ago by kris in category People.
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Michael Jackson Report Abuse
The infamous star died suddenly of cardiac arrest at 50.
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Most predictable celebrity death (after Amy Winehouse) surely? he'd clearly been in a frail state of health for some time.
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he died of drugs
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Yes but not shocking in the same way as being the victim of a wanted serial killer (Gianni Versace), being murdered by the Manson family (Sharon Tate), being shot for no reason by your wife (Phil Hartman), dying from autoerotic asphyxsiation (David Carradine), blowing your brains out with a shotgun (Kurt Cobain), being shot by your dad (Marvin Gaye), being shot by a spree killer while performing on stage (Darrell Abbott), getting shot by accident (Brandon Lee), getting killed in a gang war (Tupac and Biggie) and many other shocking deaths. Know what I mean? I wasn't that surprised when MJ died, don't get me wrong you don't expect to turn on the TV and find out the king of pop is dead, but he hadn't looked well for 15 years or more and he was a very troubled person. I guess it's a tough call, like I don't think many people were surprised that Kurt Cobain killed himself, he always said that he would, but I still think it was shocking because of how extreme it was. I guess at least MJ has found some peace now and doesn't have to face being judged by everyone any more. He will never be forgotten you are right about that. The greatest showman of all times. RIP Michael
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Actually it was. He wasn't in the public eye for a while so when the news came on that he had past my family and I were completely shocked. I mean we didn't even know his health was failing. If we did, then I would agree with you. He looked perfectly fine in his preparation for his final tour. RIP King of Pop. Gone but NEVER forgotten.
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It was sad but not exactly shocking.
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The King of POP!!!
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Princess Diana Report Abuse
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paparazzi kills
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Lisa Lopes, also known by her stage name Left Eye, was the "crazy" rapper of the multi-platinum group TLC. While on a spiritual retreat in Honduras, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was shockingly killed in a car crash on April 25, 2002
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Bring back the real music!!! We miss you so much. RIP Left Eye (The eye is right) :'(
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The Queen of rap. RIP Baby Girl!!! TLC4eva!
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Aaliyah (R&B SInger) Report Abuse
Aaliyah died in the Bahamas in a plane crash shortly after take off the plane went down and exploded she was only 22
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Music will never be the same without you. RIP Aaliyah. You are truly missed. =(
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We lost an angel. We miss you so much. RIP Queen of R&B!!!
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Selena Report Abuse
Murdered by Yolanda Salvidor, her fan club president after embeziling money from the "queen of tajano music". She was shot and killed in a Days Inn Motel in Corpus Cristie, TX her home town.
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Selena will live forever in our hearts.. 16 years after her tragic death... Still leaves her fans in total shock... She was and still is a huge inspiration.... Viva la reina de tejano..... Te extrano mucho....
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RIP Selena!! Gone too soon...You will always live forever in our hearts. Viva la Reina de Tejano!!!
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Viva the Queen of Tejano!!!
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Heath Ledger Report Abuse
No one expected the young rising star to pass on so suddenly, the questions and the media circus lasted for months as the star was granted numerous post humorous awards for his role in Dark Knight.
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Kurt Cobain Report Abuse
Legen...dary
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A person didn't die. A legend died.Grunge is dead!!!!!!!!
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A.K.A. Dimebag Darrell
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Phil Hartman Report Abuse
Shot to death by his wife who then killed herself.
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John Belushi Report Abuse
The Comedian and original blues brother died suddenly of a drug overdose.
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"Kiss them for me. I might be delayed."
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John Ritter Report Abuse
The beloved actor passed suddenly from a heart problem in the middle of his new series “10 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter” the show struggled to continue without him, but never held the same success.
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Amy Winehouse Report Abuse
Not surprising, still the loss of such talent is always shocking
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A sad loss of talent, but no shocvk when she went.
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