Tom Petty's Daughter AnnaKim Violette Remembers Her Favorite Moments with Her Father Before His Death
Following Wednesday's news of Hef's death at age 91, we round up the reactions of the women who had the Playboy founder to thank for their stardom — though not all their memories are positive.
Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy, has died, according to his rep. He had leukemia and had been going through chemo.
Anna Nicole Smith at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida one month before she died. If you were surprised when Anna Nicole Smith died in a Hollywood, Fla., hotel room on Feb. 8, 2007 — 10 years ago today — you weren’t paying attention. Born in 1967, she was a teen bride (marrying and having a son with a co-worker from Jim’s Krispy Fried Chicken) and eventually became a stripper (meeting another future husband, Texas oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II at Gigi’s Cabaret).
Carrie Fisher opened her home in Beverly Hills to “the famous and near famous ... and those just passing through,” she said. The actress moved into the Spanish-style home in 1992 (when her daughter, Billie Lourd, was born) and rolled out the red carpet to friends and soon-to-be friends in need of a place to stay, write, record, eat, or heal.
Stars Wars alum Carrie Fisher, who died on Tuesday at the age of 60, had some big love affairs (Harrison Ford, anyone?). However, in her later years, her favorite date on the red carpet was her French bulldog, a therapy pet. "Gary is very devoted to me, and that calms me down," Fisher, who had bipolar disorder, said in 2013. “Gary is like my heart."