Autopsy Rules Out Carradine Suicide

Plus, drama at Farrah's funeral, and more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 2, 2009 11:14 AM CDT
Kate Gosselin attends a signing for her books "Eight Little Faces" and "Multiple Bles8ings," April 14, 2009 in Glendale, Calif.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – David Carradine’s private autopsy was completed yesterday, and the medical examiner officially ruled out suicide due to the way the actor's body was bound, Reuters reports. “The cause of death was asphyxiation, an inability to breathe, now why that happened is still what we're working on,” he said. Elsewhere:

  • Ryan O’Neal barred Griffin, his son with Joanna Moore, from Farrah Fawcett’s funeral Tuesday after he drove 300 miles to attend. “I was here to say goodbye to a person I had lived with and loved for 33 years,” Griffin tells Inside Edition.

  • Kate Gosselin just can’t catch a break. Her clothing line is the latest thing in her life to get delayed. Gosselin helped design the line for Healthex, but “our project is on hold while she focuses on her family,” a rep tells Radar.
  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s Bruno was re-rated from NC-17 to R, but only after cuts and revisions—including black circles covering genitals in three scenes, the New York Post reports.