The death of a celebrity captures the attention of the world. These deaths and the stories surrounding them generate public interest because their fans want to know what happened. Here are the Top 5 Celebrity Death Stories.
1. Michael Jackson: 29 August 1958 to 25 June 2009
Michael Jackson died of drug intoxication on 25 June 2009. His personal physician, Conrad Murray, found him in his room, motionless. Murray administered CPR on Michael before a team of paramedics arrived. Unfortunately, Michael died on the same day at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The county coroner ruled that his death was a homicide. Subsequently, Murray served two years in jail for involuntary manslaughter. The news of Michael’s death shocked the world. Millions of people rushed to the Internet to find out if it was true. Web traffic increased by 11% to 20% at this time as people searched for information on his demise.
2. Marilyn Monroe: June 1926 to August 1962
Marilyn Monroe’s films had grossed more than $200 million by the time she died in 1962. Unfortunately, Marilyn suffered from anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. She died from a barbiturate overdose when she was 36 years old. The story of her death became headline news around the world. Unfortunately, the media focused on the fact that she was nude when she died. Local authorities in Los Angeles determined that her death was a suicide, but many people dispute these findings. Some believe that John F. Kennedy and his brother, Jack Kennedy were involved in her death.
3. Diana, the Princess of Wales: 1 July 1961 to 31 August 1997
More than 750 million people viewed the wedding between Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Diana became the Princess of Wales after this event. The wedding took place in July 1981 and the pair divorced in August 1996. Princess Diana died in an automobile crash a year later. She was in the company of her alleged lover, Dodi Fayed, and their driver. Both men passed away in the accident. The authorities claimed that the driver caused the crash by driving negligently. However, Mohamed Al-Fayed, an Egyptian billionaire and the father of Dodi Fayed, alleged that the Duke of Edinburgh and M16 had planned the crash.
4. Bob Marley: 6 February 1945 to 11 May 1981
Bob Marley’s commitment to Jamaica and his Rastafarian religion was unshakable. Unfortunately, an assassination attempt on his life forced him to leave Jamaica. In 1977, doctors discovered a cancerous growth on one of his toes. They wanted to amputate it, but Bob refused because his religious beliefs did not allow it. He tried to return to Jamaica in 1981 after sensing that his death was imminent because the cancerous cells had spread to other parts of his body. Bob did not make it to Jamaica. Instead, he died in Miami, Florida.
5. Robin Williams: 21 July 1951 to 11 August 2014
Robin Williams was an amazing actor who starred in several movies including Popeye (1980), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), and World’s Greatest Dad (2009). The honors he received during his acting career included five Grammy Awards and six Golden Globe Awards. Williams suffered from Lewy Body Dementia, but his doctors had misdiagnosed it as Parkinson’s disease. There is no cure for this illness. On 11 August 2014, Williams committed suicide in Paradise Cay, California by hanging himself with a belt. In New York, Broadway Theaters dimmed their lights for more than one minute as they paid tribute to him and his work.
written by: BestSEOWriter2010s