Friday, June 21, 2024

Celebrity Deaths in 2023: The Stars We Lost


remembered forever. After losing beloved stars including Barbara Walters, Kirstie Alley and Stephen “Twitch” Boss in the final days of 2022, the entertainment industry continues to suffer losses in 2023.

Lola “Gangsta Boo” Mitchell – a former member of the hit-heavy hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia – was found dead in her home on New Year’s Day. associated Press informed of. The “Where Dem Dolls Ate” rapper was 43.

“The Mitchell family would like to thank everyone for their condolences regarding the untimely death of Lola ‘Gangsta Boo’ Mitchell,” the “Mafia” artist’s family said in a statement. “The family is asking for your continued prayers and privacy as we process the loss of our loved one.”

On the same day, the brother of Earth, Wind & Fire drummer Fred White announced the death of the musician.

“Dear family friends and fans….. Our family is saddened by the loss today of a wonderful and talented family member, our dear brother Frederick Eugene ‘Freddie’ White. ,” verdeen white captioned a series of old photos via Instagram The “September” artist is drumming for the band and posing with him. He called his sibling a “child protégé” and said that he was “a member of the EWF Original 9 with gold records at the young age of 16!” White was 67.

Alan Rankin – a founding member of the Scottish band The Associates – “died peacefully at home shortly after spending Christmas with his family,” his two sons announced via Facebook on January 2, noting that they would Will keep social media accounts active because “community means a lot to our dad.” The ’80s pop star was 64.

January 2 also saw the death of rally driver and YouTuber Ken Block, who was killed in a snowmobile accident.

“Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband,” his Hoonigan Racing team said in a statement at the time CNN, “She will be incredibly missed. Please respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.

Sports professional killed after riding vehicle down a slope in Utah. CNN reported that the snowmobile fell on him and he was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries sustained in the crash. “Mr. Block was riding with a group, but was alone when the accident occurred,” the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. Block was 55.

Wire Star Lance Reddick dies at age 60 during film’s press tour John Wick: Chapter 4, A rep for the actor confirmed us weekly In a statement dated 17 March that he died of “natural causes”.

that same day, Reddick’s john wick co-star Keanu Reeves and series director, Chad Stahelski, in a joint statement paid tribute to the late star. “We are deeply saddened and heartbroken at the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Lance Reddick. He was a consummate professional and a pleasure working with him.’ Diversity those days. “Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him dearly.”

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Read on to remember all the stars who will die in 2023: