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Jerry Springer, the famous American television host, died at the age of 79

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Steph Deschamps / April 29, 2023

Mr. Springer died peacefully in Chicago after “a short illness,” the people’s website TMZ said, citing a family source.
  
The American host Jerry Springer, known for his controversial shows peppered with swear words, vulgarities and physical altercations, died Thursday at the age of 79 from cancer, several American media reported.
 
Springer, who also entered politics and served as mayor of Cincinnati, died peacefully in Chicago after “a short illness,” the celebrity website TMZ said, citing a family source.
 
It would be a cancer of the pancreas, diagnosed a few months ago.
 
Launched in September 1991, “The Jerry Springer Show” which ended in 2018 after 27 years on the air, had become a cult and a symbol of American “trash TV ».
 
The show started out as a classic talk show, focusing on social issues and American politics.
 
Lawyer and politician, mayor of Cincinnati in the state of Ohio (northeastern United States) for one year in 1977, Jerry Springer was at the helm, in a relatively polished style.
 
But after a few years, in order to improve the ratings, this son of German-Jewish immigrants had radically changed the tone of his program, switching to the quest for the spectacular at all costs.
 
In the majority of the episodes, guests came to talk about their marital or family problems, exposing adultery, cheating and baseness.
 
Directed by Jerry Springer, the discussion regularly ended in fistfights, the protagonists being held back, only occasionally, by security guards.
 
In the late 1990s, the show had the highest ratings of any daytime program, ahead of host Oprah Winfrey’s must-see talk show, « Oprah.

 

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Bob Marley & The Wailers bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett has died after a “long battle” with illness.

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Sylvie Claire / February 7, 2924

 

Reggae band The Wailers announced the death of bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett on the social network Facebook, after a “long battle” with illness.
 
The 77-year-old Jamaican, bassist with Bob Marley & The Wailers, passed away on Saturday.Bob Marley & The Wailers bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett has died after a “long battle” with illness.
 
Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Olivia Grande, said on X (ex-Twitter) that he had died at the University of Miami Hospital in Florida, the same city where Bob Marley died in 1981.
 
Born on November 22, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica, Aston Barrett was “a pioneer, a mentor and above all a true family man”, write the Wailers on Facebook. His nickname “Familyman” came from the fact that he was said to have several dozen children.
 
“The world has lost not only an iconic musician and the backbone of the Wailers, but also a remarkable human being whose legacy is as immense as his talent,” the reggae group hailed on the social network. “Aston’s music brought joy to millions (of people) and his influence on reggae is beyond measure. He was a man of few words, but his lyrics were full of wisdom, kindness and love. His bass lines were not only the foundation of the Wailers’ music, but also the beat of a genre that touched hearts across the globe ».
  
The Wailers asked that their privacy and that of Familyman’s family be respected.
 
In 2006, Aston Barrett sued Island Records, claiming £60 million in unpaid royalties. However, he lost the case. He put an end to his musical career in 2019.

 

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Mademoiselle Luna dies at 48, Belgium mourns famous DJ

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Steph Deschamps / January 23, 2024

 

She passed away surrounded by family and friends on Sunday January 21, after a long and terrible battle with breast cancer. Delphine, aka “Mademoiselle Luna”, was 48 years old.
 
Diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2021, Mademoiselle Luna suffered a recurrence in the summer of 2023. Her cancer had spread to her lungs and bones.
 
Many people, particularly from the music world and the media, paid tribute to him.
 
The announcement of her death caused a wave of sadness in Belgium, where since Sunday, tributes have been pouring in on social networks to honor the woman, DJ and fighter she was.
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Actor Alec Musser, star of “All My Children” and seen in “Desperate Housewives”, has died aged 50

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Sylvie Claire / January 15, 2024

 

Alec Musser, known for his role in the series “All My Children”, has died of a serious Covid, aged 50. His fiancée paid tribute to him via social networks: “Rest in peace, my love. This is the worst day of my life, we were so happy. You were the best fiancé I could have dreamed of. I’ll never take my ring off. »
  
While the exact cause of his death is not yet known, Fox News reported, “Alec Musser was suffering from a severe case of Covid despite having been vaccinated 3 times.” An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
 
Alec Musser also landed a role in season 3 of “Desperate Housewives”. He first came to public attention in 2005 in the reality show “I Wanna Be a Soap Star ».
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