Friday, January 29, 2010

Brave Last Days Alert: Rue McClanahan, Dick Clark, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Billingsley - UPDATED

Publication: National Examiner
Date: 8 Feb. 2010

For the first time this year, a supermarket tabloid has put a Brave Last Days story on the front page, mentioning four celebrities by name. Technically, it's a Sad Last Days alert, but I won't split hairs. All the names have appeared before on the covers or on the tabloid websites regarding health problems, one is new to this blog.

There have been stories of health problems for Rue McClanahan, but none of them said she was near death before. As always, this blog wishes nothing but the best for anyone mentioned in one of these posts.

UPDATE: Rue McClanahan died on June 3, 2010.

Dick Clark is also mentioned.

Likewise Dennis Hopper. It's odd to me how this counterculture character gets mentioned along with folks from much more mainstream entertainment.

UPDATE: Dennis Hopper died on May 29, 2010.

And last but not least, Barbara Billingsley gets her picture on the cover.

UPDATE: Barbara Billingsley died on October 16, 2010.


Karen Zipdrive said...

These people are ancient, of course they are teetering on the edge.
It must have been a helluva slow news day for The Globe to stoop to this level. I guess open casket pics are on the horizon.

Matty Boy said...

While I'm doing this blog for the comedy factor, I also want to keep track of how often these vultures predict someone dying and how often they are right or wrong.