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Sick Girl, 8, Dies After Befriending College Basketball Star Adreian Payne

Justin Burnell:

My thoughts goes out to Lacey’s family, Adreian Payne and Michigan State Spartans. Such a beautiful little girl.

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Lacey Holsworth, 8, was a huge college basketball fan. Her favorite player was Adreian Payne of the Michigan State Spartans, who she met after he visited her in the hospital over two years ago. Sadly, Lacey lost her cancer battle with neuroblastoma on April 8. Now, the Spartans player is heartbroken that he lost a girl he once called his ‘little sister.’

Michigan State Spartans player Adreian Payne, 23, has suffered a heartbreaking loss. His biggest fan, 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth, lost her cancer battle on April 9. The pair reportedly text messaged each other “every day” after meeting at a Detroit, Michigan childrens hospital in March.

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Ultimate Warrior: WWE Hall Of Fame Wrestler Dies At 54

Justin Burnell:

The Ultimate Warrior was the baddest wrestler of all time. My hearts and prayers goes out to him and his family. RIP The Ultimate Wrestler.

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

How heartbreaking. Just three days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, the legendary wrestler, Ultimate Warrior, died on April 8 from unknown causes. He was just 54 years old.

One of the most iconic wrestlers in history, Ultimate Warrior (real name James Hellwig), has passed away. After making his first appearance on “Monday Night Raw” in years on April 7, the WWE legend collapsed outside of his Arizona hotel the next day, and later died after being transported to a nearby hospital, according to TMZ.

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Peaches Geldof Dead — Model Dies At 25

Justin Burnell:

RIP Peaches Geldof. I would like to my condolences to her and her family including her father Bob Geldof and her two kids.

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

The journalist and model was the daughter of Bob Geldof, who was the lead singer of the Boomtown Rats and the late TV host, Paula Yates. Peaches’ cause of death is unknown — she leaves behind two young sons.

Peaches Geldof, 25, has died, according to BBC News. The London native, was the daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, who died from a heroin overdose in 2000. Peaches grew up in the Chelsea neighborhood of London and was well known as a talented columnist and even starred in her own documentaries, Peaches Geldof: Teenage Mind in 2005 and also, Peaches Geldof: Teen America.

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‘Captain America’ Tops Box Office, Sets April Record

Justin Burnell:

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is the most best movie of the year so far. I enjoyed though.

Originally posted on Black America Web:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around.

Continuing the success of their superhero franchise, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever. The Disney sequel debuted with $96.2 million, topping the previous record-holder, 2011′s “Fast Five,” which opened with $86.2 million.

“The Winter Soldier,” which stars Chris Evans as the shield-wielding superhero, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Anthony Mackie as Falcon, commanded 32 international markets last weekend.

Expanding to Russia, Australia and China in its second week, the Marvel comic adaptation, boasting a budget of over $170 million, earned $107.1 million internationally this weekend, bringing its overall worldwide haul to more than $303 million.

Also a touchstone for Imax, “The Winter Soldier” received $9.6 million of its U.S. haul on 346 screens showing the film in…

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Showbiz Legend Mickey Rooney Dead at 93

Justin Burnell:

RIP Mickey Rooney. He will be missed. Just lost another film legend.

Originally posted on TVLine:

Mickey Rooney Dead Legendary entertainer Mickey Rooney , who amassed an honorary Oscar, an Emmy and two Golden Globes during his remarkable career, has died, TMZ reports. He was 93.

Rooney had reportedly been in poor health in recent months.

Rooney’s TV credits included the eponymous The Mickey Rooney Show and Mickey, the voice of Kris Kringle in the classic Rankin/Bass animated specials Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town and The Year Without a Santa Claus, The New Adventures of the Black Stallion and the 1982 sitcom One of the Boys (opposite Dana Carvey and Nathan Lane).

He earned his Emmy for his lead role in the 1981 telepic Bill.

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