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Jagger, L'Wren Scott's Sister Butt Heads Over Funeral

Sister says her own brother is also trying to bar her from Scott's funeral

(Newser) - Drama has erupted over L'Wren Scott's funeral: Longtime partner Mick Jagger is planning a private service in LA, while Scott's sister, Jan Shane, wants the fashion designer buried near their childhood home in Utah, sources tell the New York Daily News . Jagger has reportedly been in discussions... More »

New Photos From Cobain Suicide Scene Released

But they're not 'earth-shattering,' police rep says

(Newser) - As promised , Seattle police released two previously photos from the scene of Kurt Cobain's suicide late yesterday. The images were unearthed by a detective who found four rolls of undeveloped film from the scene. One shows a box containing drug paraphernalia, a spoon, and what look like needles... More »

Jagger Was About to Settle Down With L'Wren Scott

Rolling Stones rally around Mick as death is declared suicide

(Newser) - L'Wren Scott's death was officially ruled a suicide yesterday—and made even more tragic by a revelation from her brother-in-law. Her longtime lover Mick Jagger "had recently decided to end his hotel lifestyle, and I understand they had just bought a $10 million home in New York,... More »

L'Wren 'Clearly Wanted to' Make Sure She Died: Source

As report comes out that she was about to shut her business

(Newser) - When L'Wren Scott hanged herself with a black satin scarf Monday, she also wrapped a tie around her neck—and law enforcement sources tell the New York Post that indicates Scott wanted to be absolutely certain she died. "The necktie would apply more pressure," one source explains.... More »

Mick Jagger: 'I Am Struggling to Understand'

Says he will 'never forget' L'Wren Scott

(Newser) - Mick Jagger's website has been transformed: The home page title reads simply, "L'Wren," and after a picture of his longtime girlfriend, Jagger issues a statement about L'Wren Scott's death . "I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end... More »

Inside the Exclusive Condo Where L'Wren Scott Died

She may have used a scarf of her own design to hang herself

(Newser) - The condo building where fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead yesterday is the ninth most expensive address in New York City, an exclusive building where units sell for $10 million or more and Scott's neighbors included Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, the New York Daily News reports.... More »

What Led L'Wren Scott to Suicide?

Sources say fashion designer was struggling with depression

(Newser) - Speculation is swirling: Why would L'Wren Scott kill herself , as she is believed to have done yesterday? Not surprisingly, it took the New York Post very little time to find multiple sources who claim Scott and Mick Jagger had recently broken up after a dozen years together. One of... More »

Mick Jagger's Girlfriend Found Dead

L'Wren Scott's assistant found her hanged this morning

(Newser) - L'Wren Scott—fashion designer, model, and Mick Jagger's girlfriend—has been found dead in an apparent suicide in her Manhattan apartment, sources tell the New York Post . Scott's assistant found the 47-year-old, hanged, around 10am today, police tell the New York Daily News . Foul play is not... More »

McCready's Body Found Amid Filth

Singer lost hope after losing her kids

(Newser) - Another sad detail from Mindy McCready's final days: The police who found her body were greeted by a tragic scene. Her house smelled of rotting food and dog feces, which were "everywhere," reports People ; they also found prescription pills in multiple locations. But they did not find... More »

Mindy McCready Tearful, Upset in Final Phone Call

And her final song is released

(Newser) - Turns out Mindy McCready had already recorded that song she was working on for dead boyfriend David Wilson, and now a friend of the couple has released it for the first time. After Wilson, who produced the song, committed suicide, McCready hoped the music video could be a tribute to... More »

McCready Was Working on Song for Dead Beau

Details of singer's last days coming out

(Newser) - The details of Mindy McCready's last days before her shocking suicide are trickling out, and they're not pretty. In the month following the death of boyfriend David Wilson , McCready's father told the court she didn't get out of bed for three weeks and started mixing alcohol... More »

Mindy McCready's Boyfriend Kills Self

David Wilson found in his Arkansas home

(Newser) - Mindy McCready's drama-filled life just turned tragic: Her boyfriend and the father of her 9-month-old son died yesterday, and authorities confirmed today that he appears to have committed suicide. David Wilson, 34, was found Sunday in his Arkansas home with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, the New York Daily ... More »

No, Zach Braff Is Not Dead

Publicist denies Twitter-spread 'report' that actor had committed suicide

(Newser) - From the don’t-believe-everything-you-see-on-Twitter department: Actor Zach Braff is in fact not dead, despite a fast-spreading rumor to the contrary. “He’s alive. It’s just another hoax,” an ABC rep says tonight of the Scrubs star, 34. Earlier in the day, Twitter was humming over a link... More »

DJ AM Buried in Los Angeles

(Newser) - Friends and celebrity mourners including Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker attended a funeral for DJ AM today in Los Angeles, Us Weekly reports. The disc jockey, also known as Adam Goldstein, died last week at age 36, of an apparent drug overdose. The ceremony at Hillside Memorial Park, the area’s... More »

Cobain Play Hits London

(Newser) - Teen spirit has hit a London stage in a play that involves the troubled life of rocker Kurt Cobain, reports the Independent. The production, Nevermind, features a struggling music critic, John, visited by Cobain's ghost. "Cobain appears as his alter ego: a success who couldn't deal with it, as... More »

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