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Rock Icon Meat Loaf Dies @ 74 of COVID-19

Operatic-rock legend Meat Loaf, who sold some 100 million copies of his iconic Bat Out of Hell albums featuring the songs of Jim Steinman, died Thursday after a battle with COVID-19. He was 74. As Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Image via 20th Century Fox) His sudden death was announced on Facebook in…
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‘Be My Baby’ Singer Ronnie Spector Dies @ 78

Ronnie Spector, an indelible voice in popular music from her time with the Ronettes through an abusive marriage to Phil Spector and beyond, has died following what her family describes as a brief bout with cancer. She was 78. From her late-'80s comeback swing (Image via Columbia) In a statement, her loved ones said, "Our…
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Rooney Mara to Play Audrey Hepburn, Betty White’s Final Days & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Close enough? (GIF via GIPHY) INSTYLE: Rooney Mara has been cast as Audrey Hepburn in an upcoming biopic. JUST JARED: This actress was briefly Faye Dunaway's assistant. On the plus side, she went over her annotated Chinatown script with her. On the negative side, she was Faye Dunaway's…
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Oscar, Grammy, Emmy Winner Marilyn Bergman Dies @ 93

Marilyn Bergman, one half of the songwriting team (with husband Alan) behind a string of iconic movie, TV and radio songs, died Saturday, January 8, at her L.A. home. She was 93. Marilyn & Alan Bergman (Image via video still) The New York Times reports her cause of death as respiratory failure. Born November 10,…
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Betty White & Carol Channing’s 3 ‘Love Boat’ Showstoppers!

Of course, we'll never get tired of talking about Betty White, the enduring TV legend who died at 99 on New Year's Eve, less than three weeks shy of turning 100. In their nonsinging roles, Carol was doing a total Rose Nylund, even before Rose was "born"! (Image via ABC) Now, as part of my…
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298 Legends Age 80+ Who Are Still With Us!

With so many losses of beloved icons in 2021 — it started with Cicely Tyson and ended with Betty White — we can sometimes forget just how many other legends we do have left. Please, 2022, show some mercy! (Image via CBS) Betty was revered, and was arguably the most well-liked, intergenerational, awarded, admired and…
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