Elizabeth Taylor died earlier this morning at the age of 79!!
A rep. for the actress says she was, "surrounded by her children Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd, and Maria Burton, and died peacefully from congestive heart failure."
Elizabeth, who won an Academy Award twice and was married eight times to seven husbands, was considered one of the greatest actresses of all-time, starring in classics like Cleopatra and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
Elizabeth Edwards, who was married to former US presidential candidate John Edwards, died in her home in North Carolina earlier today of cancer!!
Just yesterday, the 61-year-old posted a goodbye message on her Facebook page which read:
"The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human."
The TTC ticket collector whose picture went viral after he was caught sleeping on the job earlier this year, has sadly passed away!!
55-year-old George Robitaille, who worked with the TTC for 30-years, suffered a stroke Thursday, and passed away yesterday afternoon...
“Here’s a guy who worked for decades with a flawless record and was even cited for saving a passenger’s life when he was a Wheel-Trans driver. It was not fair that he was subjected to relentless public derision in his last year of life because he nodded off on a slow Saturday night in an overheated collector’s booth due to the medication he was taking for the cardio condition that eventually felled him.”
R.I.P. George and thanks for all your service in Toronto!!
Former NHL coach Pat Burns has sadly lost his battle with cancer today at the age of 58!!
Pat, a native of Montreal, won 501 games in 15 seasons as an NHL coach with the Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils, which he led to the 2002-03 Stanley Cup title in his first season with the club.
35-year-old Julien Hug, who was a contestant on The Bachelorette in 2009, has been found dead!!
Julien's father confirmed today that his son's body has been found along a scenic Southern California highway, and police are still investigating whether or not foul play was involved in his sudden death.
"Management and staff at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre were devastated to discover that oracle octopus Paul had passed away overnight. Paul's demise was not entirely unexpected, since common octopuses generally only live a couple of years, but this has not lessened the shock felt today by his keepers."
Paul’s body is now being turned into calamari in cold storage while Sea Life management decide how best to mark his passing, though rumours are going around that he will be buried within the grounds, and a permanent shrine will be built.
Legendary actor Tony Curtis died earlier today at the age of 85!!
Tony, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, was hospitalized in July near Las Vegas after suffering breathing problems while shopping at a local Costco - The actor leaves behind two daughters, Kelly and Jamie Lee Curtis.