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Veteran actor James Avery, best known for his role as Uncle Phillip Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died Tuesday night, according to CNN. He was 65.

Former Fresh Prince co-star Alfonso Ribeiro took to Twitter to share his condolences.

The veteran actor was undergoing a surgery for an undisclosed illness, TMZ reports.

A Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War, Avery starred in various voice-over and live-action roles, most recently in… Continue reading ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ actor James Avery dies

‘Fresh Prince’ Star James Avery Dies At 65

James Avery, Uncle Phil from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died Tuesday.

“I’m deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly,” Alfonso Ribeiro tweeted in revealing the sad passing.

Avery reportedly had undergone heart surgery and died from complications in a Los Angeles hospital.

He played Will Smith‘s uncle in the popular 1990s sitcom… Continue reading ‘Fresh Prince’ Star James Avery Dies At 65

Nelson Mandela Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95.

The 1993 Nobel Prize winner, former President of South Africa and a worldwide icon, died on Thursday, December 5 at 8:50pm local time.

Mandela’s  daughter Makaziwe spoke earlier this week about her father, saying he was “very courageous,” before his death.

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He spent 27 years behind bars for opposing apartheid in South Africa in… Continue reading Nelson Mandela Dies At 95

paul walker dead Fast and Furious Star Paul Walker Dies in Car Crash

TMZ and several other sources are reporting tonight that Fast and Furious star Paul Walker died Saturday afternoon when his Porsche slammed into an object described as either a “post or a tree.” The actor was in Santa Clara, CA for a car show and driving around friends when the accident took place, according to the site. Walker’s lone passenger is unidentified at this time, and it’s very… Continue reading 'Fast and Furious' Star Paul Walker Dies in Car Crash

NFL star Adrian Peterson‘s 2-year-old son died on Friday after being severely beaten by his baby mama’s boyfriend, radio detection and rangingOnline.com is reporting.

The boy was put on life support Thursday evening in a Sioux Falls, S.D. hospital after Joseph Patterson, 27, allegedly assaulted the child, leaving him in critical condition.

Family members made the decision to take him off life support on Friday.

“I really… Continue reading NFL Star Adrian Peterson’s 2-Year-Old Son Dies From Battery Injuries