Avicii Family’s Statement: “So Grateful For Everyone Who Loved Tim’s Music”
The family of superstar Swedish DJ Avicii, aka Tim Bergling, has released a statement on his death. Read it in full below.
The EDM star was found dead Friday in Oman, but no cause of death was revealed. According to media reports, local police say a postmortem yielded "no criminal suspicion."
Here is the statement released Monday:
We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim's… Read
Mike Myers Remembers Verne Troyer: “He Will Be Greatly Missed”
In the wake of the death of Verne Troyer, Mike Myers, who starred with the actor in the Austin Powers films, came forward to remember the actor in a statement given to Deadline.
"Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him,” said Myers. “It is a sad day, but I hope he is in a better place. He will be greatly missed."
Troyer starred in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in… Read
Avicii Remembered By Musicians, Hollywood & Others Around The World
Refresh for latest… Tributes are rolling in from entertainment figures around the world for Tim Bergling, the Swedish superstar DJ and producer who was found dead today at 28. No cause of death was reported, but he had been battiling health problems since the early 2010s, which led to his retirement from touring in 2016.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which has been his music publisher since 2010, issued this statement: "We are mourning the incredibly sad loss of an… Read
Barack Obama, Bill Clinton Remember Former First Lady Barbara Bush
Refresh for updates: Political and media figures took to social media today to pay tribute to former first lady Barbara Bush who died today in Houston at the age of 92. Her family had announced Monday that she no longer was seeking medical treatment and had been moved to comfort care. In addition to Donald Trump, former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, were among those who paid their respects.
Jeb Bush, the son… Read
‘Night Court’ Cast, Hollywood Pay Tribute To Harry Anderson
Refresh for updates… Hollywood took to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, a comedian, magician and actor who was best known for his role on the 1984-93 NBC sitcom Night Court. Shortly after the news was announced, his co-stars from the show Marsha Warfield and Markie Post posted their condolences on Twitter.
“Oh, no! Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him. Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you… Read
Silicon Valley Leaders Rally Around YouTube In The Wake Of San Bruno Shooting
The shooting at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno today brought a moment of unity to Silicon Valley, following a week of discord in which two of the most prominent technology leaders publicly sniped at each other.
A woman opened fire with a handgun in an outdoor courtyard Tuesday afternoon, injuring three people and sending scores of employees feeling in fear before apparently turning the gun on herself, according to police. As reports of an active shooter at YouTube… Read
‘Roseanne’ Ratings Not Whole Story As Ad Buys, Social Media Trend Up
As Hollywood and America continue processing the massive audience generated by ABC’s revival of Roseanne, some numbers are coming into focus that also have Madison Avenue’s attention.
Tuesday’s premieres of the first two episodes of the revival drew 17.7 million and 18.6 viewers, respectively. For advertisers, the hour generated 275 million ad impressions, according to new data from ad tracking firm iSpot. Advertisers included Subway, Pepsi, Samsung and Microsoft.
Ryan Murphy On ‘Feud’ Suit Dismissal: “Great Day For Artistic Expression”
Feud: Bette and Joan executive producer Ryan Murphy has weighed in on the dismissal of Olivia de Havilland’s defamation lawsuit over the FX series, calling it ” a great day for artistic expression.”
“The reversal is a victory for the creative community, and the First Amendment,” he said in a statement. “Today’s victory gives all creators the breathing room necessary to continue to tell important historical stories inspired by true events. Most of all, it’s a great day… Read
SAG-AFTRA Mourns NYC Firefighter Killed Battling Blaze On Movie Set
SAG-AFTRA is offering condolences to a New York fireman who was killed Thursday night while fighting a fire that broke out on the set of the movie Motherless Brooklyn, which stars Bruce Willis and Edward Norton, who's directing.
"We offer our deepest sympathies to the families, friends and colleagues of New York City Firefighter Michael R. Davidson and all of the heroes who have made the greatest sacrifice. We honor your lives and are deeply grateful for your service,"… Read
‘Black Panther’: Hollywood Cannot Stop Praising The Groundbreaking Marvel Blockbuster
Black Panther has been out for less than a week and in addition to breaking box office records, audiences cannot stop talking about it. More than that, directors, actors, CEOs and former First Ladies have been praising the Marvel Studios Afrofuturistic wonder.
Since opening on Thursday night, there has been a non-stop flood of tweets giving high marks to the Ryan Coogler-directed movie starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira. Beyond… Read
Florida School Shooting: Celebrities Send Condolences, Demand Action & Change
On Wednesday afternoon, a 19-year-old opened fire and attacked students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This marked the 18th school shooting on record in America since the beginning of 2018 — and we’re barely halfway through February. As the country’s heart sinks at the loss of 17 lives and injuring 24 at the hand of suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz, many — including members of the Hollywood community took to social media to not only… Read
Shaun White Wins Third Winter Olympics Gold Medal: Celebrities, Athletes React
Snowboarding icon Shaun White made history today as he won his third career gold medal in the men’s halfpipe final at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, marking the 100th medal won by the United States in the Winter Games. With his big win, figures in Hollywood and fellow athletes took to Twitter congratulate him.
White racked up a score of 97.75 besting younger snowboarders Ayumu Hirano of Japan, who scored 95.25 in his best run to win silver as well… Read