25 Celebrities Who Died Tragic Deaths

We tend to put celebrities on a pedestal. Maybe because of their talents, good looks, or charming personalities; we idolize them. They bring us joy which is why it’s so hard when they die. For some, famous people dying is almost like a death in the family. They take it really hard and mourn the loss. But, it’s even worse when the death is under tragic and awful circumstances. Well, grab a kleenex, it’s going to get sad. Here are 25 celebrities who died tragic deaths.

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Lee Thompson Young

lee thompson youngSource: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/lee-thompson-young-suffered-bi-polar-disorder-article-1.1480009

Star of the TNT television show “Rizzoli & Isles,” Lee Thompson Young suffered from depression and was being treated for it. However, he was found dead on August 19th 2013. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his right temple.


Amy Winehouse

amy winehouseSource: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2258983/Amy-Winehouse-died-watching-YouTube-videos-vodka-binge.html

Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead on her bed with two empty bottles of vodka on the floor. Inquest confirms that shed died of alcohol poisoning.


River Phoenix

River_PhoenixSource: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2429749/River-Phoenix-knew-suffering-overdose-night-died-says-friend.html

Famed actor for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Stand By Me, River Phoenix died of an overdose at Johnny Depp’s nightclub, the Viper Room. He was only 23 at the time of his death.


Kurt Cobain

kurt cobainSource: http://people.com/music/kurt-cobain-inside-suicide-death-anniversary/

Grunge Rocker Kurt Cobain committed suicide on April 5th, 1994. He was only 27 when he took a 20 gauge shotgun and shot himself. Before, he’d been known to struggle with drugs and depression. His body was found to have high traces of cocaine and heroin.


Paul Walker

paul walkerSource: http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/17/entertainment/paul-walker-death-lawsuit/index.html

Mostly known for his character Brian O’Connor in the Fast and Furious franchise, Paul Walker died in a car crash. His high-performance vehicle was going 83 to 90 mph when it hit a power pole and several trees.

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