BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry has died aged 51 following a short illness, the broadcaster has said. Oxberry worked alongside Simon Mayo and Steve Wright on Radio 1 before moving to North West Tonight in 1994, where she worked until her death. She was the main weather presenter on the programme and also fronted regional current affairs show Inside Out North West. Oxberry, who lived in Greater Manchester, died at Manchester's Christie Hospital on Thursday, the BBC said. Colleagues only found out she was ill in the new year and said they were "heartbroken" to hear of her death. She had two children with her husband Ian Hindle, a camera operator. He said: "Dianne was an amazing wife and mother who embraced life to the full. She was an inspiration to all who knew and loved her but also to the people who watched and welcomed her into their homes each night as if she were part of their family too. "She will leave a massive void in our lives but, because of the remarkable person she … [Read more...] about Dianne Oxberry dead – Ex BBC Radio 1 star dies aged 51 after cancer battle
Updated 12:17 am PDT, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 FILE - In this Feb. 22, 1997 file photo, David Rothenberg poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that the death in July, 2018, of artist Dave Dave, who was born David Rothenberg, at age 42 was from natural causes. less FILE - In this Feb. 22, 1997 file photo, David Rothenberg poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that the death in July, 2018, of artist Dave Dave, who was born ... more Photo: Susan Sterner, AP FILE - In this Jan. 24, 1990 file photo, David Rothenberg, 13, talks with the media at the police department in Buena Park, Calif. Rothenberg, known as Dave Dave, has died. He was 42. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg says Dave died on July 15, 2018, at a Las Vegas hospital. The cause of death is under investigation. Dave was a respected Las Vegas artist and a … [Read more...] about Dave Dave, who was set afire as boy, died of natural causes
WorldCanadian musician and performer Jon James McMurray fell to his death performing a stunt that involved rapping for a video while walking on the wing of a plane.Jon James McMurray, 34, had been training “intensively” for months to carry out the stunt on the wing of the small Cessna that was flying near Westwold, British Columbia on Saturday."However, as Jon got further out onto the wing of the plane, it caused the small Cessna to go into a downward spiral that the pilot couldn't correct," a statement from his management team said, according to the Canadian Press."Jon held onto the wing until it was too late, and by the time he let go, he didn't have time to pull his chute. He impacted and died instantly,” the statement said. The pilot landed the plane safely. Jon James McMurray died after a stunt for a video went wrong. The 34-year-old was a rapper, musician and film-maker. Jon James McMurray via Facebook Born in Calgary, McMurray pursued … [Read more...] about Who Was Jon James McMurray? Canadian Rapper Dies After Plunging From Plane Wing in Video Stunt Gone Wrong
THREE members of rapper Machine Gun Kelly’s entourage are wanted by police after allegedly attacking an actor in a hotel lobby. CCTV appears to show actor Gabriel “G-Rod” Rodriguez being slammed to the floor at the establishment in Atlanta, Georgia. Three men then proceed to beat and kick the actor in the footage obtained by TMZ. The man who allegedly body-slammed the actor is believed to be Kelly’s personal bodyguard, according to cops. The Atlanta Police Department confirmed yesterday that battery warrants were obtained for Brandon Allen, 28, John Cappellety, 24, and Lamar Reed, 42. Rodriguez claimed the fight followed a heated exchange between himself and Kelly, real name Richard Colson Baker, at a restaurant in the city on September 13, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The 28-year-old rapper and the actor, 41, originally fell out over tweet in which Kelly described fellow hip-hop artist Eminem’s then 16-year-old daughter, Hailie, as “hot … [Read more...] about Machine Gun Kelly’s entourage ‘filmed battering actor who confronted rapper over tweet about Eminem’s daughter’
The fiercely anti-American former president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, quoted gangster rap legend Tupac Shakur on Monday to criticize the U.S. government on the anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. Marking the anniversary of the Black Panther Party’s founding on Monday, the Islamic hardliner wrote on Twitter: “One of the main objectives of the #BlackPantherParty was feeding the hungry; which did not sit well with the #UnitedStatesGovernment . #BrotherHuey #October15″“It’s time to fight back that’s what Huey said. Two shots in the dark, now Huey’s dead,” he added, quoting Tupac’s posthumous 1998 hit song “Changes.” Tupac’s later mother, Afeni Shakur, is a former Black Panther who exposed the rapper to the group’s ideology. Tupac rapped about racism, the war on drugs, police brutality, and the struggles of the black community. He died in 1996 at age 25 as the victim of a … [Read more...] about Iran’s Ex-President Ahmadinejad Quotes Rapper Tupac to Troll U.S.