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Daisy Lewellyn: “Blood, Sweat & Heels” Star Dead At 36

Daisy Lewellyn, who starred for two seasons on Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat & Heels,” has died from cancer, the network confirmed in a statement on Friday. “We are devastated to learn that Daisy Lewellyn has passed away this morning after a ...
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Andraé Crouch: Music Legend Dead At Age 72

Gospel music legend Andraé Crouch has died at age 72. The Grammy-winning artist was an accomplished singer, songwriter and arranger passed after being hospitalized at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday evening. He had been hospitalized since ...
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Andraé Crouch: Gospel Great Facing Serious Health Challenges

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andraé Crouch is facing some “serious health challenges.” The 71-year-old’s twin sister Sandra Crouch has reached out to family, friends and fans of the iconic singer/songwriter soliciting prayers for her brother. Andraé, who is the Senior Pastor ...
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JJ Hairston: Gospel Singer’s Mother Dies

Gospel star JJ Hairston is mourning the loss of his mother, Evangelist Sandra F. Johnson. Hairston’s mom died on Wednesday, Feb. 12 after battling cancer. The director of the Connecticut-based choir Youthful Praise spoke about his mom’s ongoing illness during the ...
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Robin’s Reveal: “GMA” Host Officially Comes Out

“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts has publicly acknowledge she’s gay for the first time. The “GMA” host posted a message on her Facebook page celebrating the one-year anniversary of the day her dog KJ was allowed to return home ...
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Sick Leave: “Motown” Star Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer

Tony Award-nominated performer Valisia LeKae has departed “Motown: The Musical” on Broadway after learning she has ovarian cancer. LeKae was six months into her run in one of the Great White Way’s biggest box-office hits upon learning of her diagnosis. ...
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Montel Williams: Daughter Diagnosed With Cancer

Talk show host Montel Williams is dealing with the medical diagnosis of his 24-year-old daughter, Maressa, who has stage 2 Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue. Williams, who has been battling multiple sclerosis since 1999 himself, is overwhelmed ...
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Robin Quivers: Howard Stern Co-Host Battling Cancer

Howard Stern’s longtime radio co-host Robin Quivers announced on their SiriusXM radio show that she’s been battling cancer for the past year. Quivers revealed that she’s now cancer free. The 61-year-old radio talent disclosed that her cancer developed from endometrial ...
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Sharon Jones: Singer Diagnosed With Cancer

Soul singer Sharon Jones has been diagnosed with cancer. The 57-year-old singer, who performs with her band the Dap-Kings, has early-stage bile duct cancer, according to a statement on the band’s website. Jones is to undergo surgery and her doctors ...
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Bishop Larry Trotter: Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Prominent Chicago-based preacher Bishop Larry D. Trotter has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The Senior Pastor of the Windy City’s Sweet Holy Spirit Church disclosed the medical challenge to his congregation and associate churches this week. Bishop Trotter’s initial diagnosis ...