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Fashion icon and Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld dies

Fashion icon and Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld dies

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Fashion icon and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85.The German designer died on Tuesday morning at the American Hospital just outside Paris after being admitted the day before. His death comes just under a month after he failed to greet the audience on the runway at the end of Chanel's haute couture show in Paris because he was "tired". Image: Models showcasing Lagerfeld's haute couture spring-summer 2019 collection at Paris fashion week last month Known for his indefatigable energy, it was the first time since he took over as the fashion house's creative director in 1983 that he had not spoken to fans - or taken a bow - after a show.The eccentric designer was recognised around the world for his distinctive white po...
George Michael APOLOGISES to Fadi Fawaz – despite being called a ‘f****d up icon’

George Michael APOLOGISES to Fadi Fawaz – despite being called a ‘f****d up icon’

Entertainment
Christmas Day 2018 will mark two years since musical icon George Michael died at the age of 53 from natural causes; consisting of dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.The soulful singer, whose hits included the likes of Faith and Freedom, was adored by fans the world-over.His following was treated to a deeper look into George’s life upon his death in his documentary –  George Michael: Freedom.The short film explored all aspects of the notoriously private singer’s life – from his tumultuous relationship with Sony record label, to his heartbreak over the death of his first love Anselmo Feleppa – which many say George never fully recovered from. Related Articles But the former WHAM member inadvertently found himself at the middle of sca...
Watch live: Northrop Grumman to launch NASA's ICON satellite

Watch live: Northrop Grumman to launch NASA's ICON satellite

Science
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman will launch NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite just after 3:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday aboard it's air-launched Pegasus XL rocket. Pegasus will be carried by and launch from Northrop Grumman's Stargazer L-1011 airplane from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The launch, which will be streamed live on NASA TV, carries the ICON satellite -- the 44th launch for Pegasus. NASA announced Tuesday that the weather forecast carries a 90 percent chance for favorable launch conditions. ICON will study the dynamic zone high in Earth's atmosphere where terrestrial weather meets space phenomena. The satellite will monitor the physics of near-Earth space and provide data for stopping its negative effects on technology and communications systems. ICON is based ...
Tattoo icon 'Zombie Boy' dies aged 32

Tattoo icon 'Zombie Boy' dies aged 32

Entertainment
The model and actor – also known as Zombie boy – took his own life, the celeb said.IHeartRadio Canada reported that he was found dead at his home in the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood Montreal, Canada on Wednesday.Genest rose to fame after appearing in Lady Gaga’s Born This Way video in 2011, gaining fame due to his extravagant body art.He then went on to enjoy a successful career on the runway, including helping relaunch Jay-Z's label Roc-A-Wear in Europe in 2012. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images DEAD: Rick Genest, star of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way video has died at the age of 32 Stars we've lost in 2018   Take a look through the g...
Bill Russell: Basketball icon spends night in Seattle hospital

Bill Russell: Basketball icon spends night in Seattle hospital

Sports
May 19 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell stayed overnight in a Seattle, Wash. hospital after suffering from dehydration. He was released on Saturday. The 12-time All-Star, 11-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer responded to concerns voiced on social media on Saturday with a Twitter statement. "Thank you everyone for the kind thoughts," Russell tweeted. "Yes I was taken to the hospital last night and as my wife likes to remind me I don't drink enough. On my way home and as most my friends know I don't have a heart to give me trouble." Russell, 84, lives in Seattle. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that an ambulance was rushed to the home and took him to a nearby hospital on Friday night.Thank you everyone for the kind thoughts, yes I was taken to the hospital last night & as...