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Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey passes away at 67

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey passes away at 67

Melbourne, Jan. 19 : Glenn Frey, one of the founding members and guitarist for the Eagles, has recently passed away. He was 67.

Revealing the tragic news, the Grammy Award-winning band wrote on its website, "It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder, Glenn Frey, in New York City on Monday," reports News.com.au.

The Eagles said that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.


David Bowie's son breaks social media silence to share a thank you letter

David Bowie's son breaks social media silence to share a thank you letter

Melbourne, Jan. 19 : David Bowie's son finally broke his week-long public silence following his father's death, sharing a heartfelt note about his father's demise.

Film director Duncan Jones returned to social media to re-tweet a letter from Dr. Mark Taubert, Palliative Care Consultant at Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff City, where he thanks Bowie for his music, his art, and the way that he dealt with his cancer battle, News.com.au.


Matthew Perry's `slurred speech`worries fans

Matthew Perry's `slurred speech`worries fans

Melbourne, Jan. 18 : Matthew Perry's decision of not joining a `Friends' reunion did not catch more attention than his recent TV appearance did.

The 45-year-old actor, who had battled drug and alcohol addiction in the past, was recently seen on the Graham Norton chat show. His face and slurred speech concerned his fans, News. com. au reports.

Expressing their shock at 'The Odd Couple' star's appearance, one of the Twitter user's wrote, "Something strange with Matthew's face and the way he's talking."


Jada Pinkett Smith is considering to boycott Oscars

Jada Pinkett Smith is considering to boycott Oscars

Melbourne, Jan. 18 - The Academy Awards for the second year in a row has nominated only white actors and it has annoyed Jada Pinkett Smith.

The 44-year-old actress took to social networking sites Facebook and Twitter to air her feeling and even said that she might consider boycotting the award show, reports news.com.au.

Pinkett Smith wrote in her post, "At the Oscars, people of colour are always welcomed to give out awards, even entertain, but we are rarely recognised for our artistic accomplishments. Should people of colour refrain from participating all together?"


David Bowie's last record breaks Australian chart record

David Bowie's last record breaks Australian chart record

Melbourne, Jan. 17 : The phrase 'art is immortal' was yet again proved with David Bowie breaking an Australian chart record in a posthumous blitz.

Bowie's ' Blackstar' has entered the ARIA chart at No. 1 with 23,681 sales, reports News. com. au.

He is the first person to dislodge Adele's '25', which is at No. 2 this week on 10,044 sales.

Bowie has a remarkable 13 albums in the ARIA Top 50 this week, with fans rushing to buy his music to celebrate his artistic vision.

That equals Michael Jackson's 13 albums re-entering the chart after his death in 2009.


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