Boyzone used to be the big thing in the pop music scene, and they stirred more than enough controversy when member Stephen Gately announced that he was gay. About 10 years later, he makes the headlines again, but this time in a tragic sense. He passed away in Mallorca, Spain; the reasons are unknown.
Patrick Swayze’s remains have been cremated, according to his death certificate. His family has been silent as to plans for his funeral but the town where Dirty Dancing was filmed is planning its own memorial service. It is open to everyone, although donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is being requested.
Another Hollywood icon has left us. Actor Patrick Swayze has been battling pancreatic cancer for quite some time now, and he has been holding up so well. Despite the issues related to the disease, he tried to continue working and living his life. On Monday, the star of such movies as Ghost and Dirty Dancing passed away with his family by his side. Patrick Swayze was 57.
Actor Ray Barrett passed away after he suffered a fall in his home in Queensland. The Australian actor became famous in the 80s and was recently part of the big budget movie, Australia. Our condolences to the family.
I know they’re all rich and famous, but is that an excuse to be late for their brother’s/son’s funeral? According to TMZ, which has been live blogging the event, the Jackson family was late for the funeral. Despite the nice fleet of Rolls Royce Phantoms that they got for themselves, they couldn’t manage to come on time. Tsk, tsk.