Michael Clarke Duncan, nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the 1999 film “The Green Mile,” died Monday morning at age 54, according to a representative for his family.
Duncan “suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered,” a written statement from Joy Fehily said.
Clarke died at a Los Angeles hospital where he had been since having the heart attack more than seven weeks ago.
According to TMZ, it was Duncan’s girlfriend Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, a reality star and former contestant on “The Apprentice,” who had acted quickly and provided lifesaving efforts when he had the heart attack.
Rest In Peace♥
“Actor Andy Griffith, who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said.”
Aw we grew up with his show, Rest In Peace.♥
Actress and comedian Yvette Wilson has lost her fight against cervical cancer at the age of 48, CNN’s confirmed. A friend of Wilson, Jeffrey Pittle, tells us that she passed away on Thursday around 7 p.m.
Wilson was perhaps best known for portraying Andell Wilkerson on the ’90s sitcom “Moesha,” on which she starred alongside singer Brandy in the titular role. She also played Andell on the “Moesha” spin-off “The Parkers,” which also starred Oscar winner Mo’Nique and aired from 1999 to 2004.
Rest In Peace♥
(CNN) — New York City officials are proposing banning the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages at restaurants and food carts.
“More than half of NYC adults (58%) are overweight or obese,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg tweeted Thursday. “We’re doing something about it.”
It’s not like people can’t double up! Now there’s going to be people buying 2 medium-size sodas just to get their large-size soda…..If people want to drink sodas well that’s their choice……It’s not illegal…..
Now (58%) are underweight or Anorexic. What are you going to do about that?
Bobby Brown showed some patriotic spirit at a Memorial Day performance Monday morning for the “Today” show in New York City.
The 43-year-old singer, who is currently promoting his new album, “The Masterpiece,” dedicated one of his most popular songs, “Every Little Step,” to U.S. troops, some of whom were in the crowd.