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Michelle Duggar Suffers Miscarriage

Dec 8, 2011 09:00 PM

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The Duggar family received some devastating news on Thursday, when Michelle suffered a miscarriage with her 20th pregnancy, her husband Jim Bob told Us Weekly.

The 19 Kids and Counting star said in a statement:

    "Earlier today at a routine doctor's appointment, Michelle and I received the sad news that we lost the baby. Michelle is resting comfortably at home with the support of the entire family. We are grateful for all the thoughts and prayers, but ask for privacy during this difficult time."

The Duggar's 20th child was due to be born in April, and would have joined siblings: Joshua, 23, twins Jana and John-David, 21; Jill, 20; Jessa, 19; Jinger, 17; Joseph, 16; Josiah, 15; Joy-Anna, 14; twins Jedidiah and Jeremiah, 12; Jason, 11; James, 10; Justin, 8; Jackson, 7; Johanna, 6; Jennifer, 4; Jordyn, 3, and Josie, almost 2.

No doubt the Duggars, who have openly expressed their wanting more children, will try to get pregnant again soon.

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Actress Jill Clayburgh, 66, Loses Battle With Leukemia

Nov 6, 2010 10:30 AM


Courtesy ABC

Oscar-nominated actress Jill Clayburgh, most known for her role in the 1978 film An Unmarried Woman, has passed away at the age of 66.

Clayburgh, who most recently starred as the family matriarch on ABC's Dirty Sexy Money, battled leukemia for over 21 years.

She died Friday at her Connecticut home.

Clayburgh, who frequently took on empowering, feminist roles, including the one in An Unmarried Woman that earned her an Academy Award nom, also appeared in The Practice, Nip/Tuck, Law & Order and had a recurring role as Ally McBeal's mother on Ally McBeal.

She is survived by her husband, playright David Rabe, and their three children.

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Bachelorette Competitor Found Dead On Southern California Highway

Nov 4, 2010 02:12 PM


Courtesy: ABC

Julien Hug, who competed on The Bachelorette last year for Jillian Harris, has just been found dead about 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles on a Southern California highway.

Julien's father Bertrand confirmed the body was found in a very remote area - his son had been missing since Monday. The cause of death is currently being investigated. Hug was 35.

He described himself on The Bachelorette as being adventurous. "The sense of freedom that comes from skydiving is a big thrill," Hug said on the show.

Harris herself Tweeted the following after learning the news: "Please say a prayer for the loss of a friend this morning. Life is fragile, don't forget to love the ones you love."

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Quentin Tarantino's Film Editor Found Dead In Hollywood Hills

Sep 28, 2010 01:20 PM


Such a sad story.

Oscar-nominated film editor Sally Menke - who's worked on classics like Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill and Inglourious Basterds - died Monday from complications suffered while hiking in LA's extreme heat wave.

The 56-year-old allegedly set out with a buddy around 9 a.m. on September 27th for a hike in Bronson Canyon. According to The LA Times, her pal decided to turn back after an hour, leaving Menke alone with her Labrador retriever.

When Menke didn't return home, a search party was sent out into Griffith Park. Her body was found at the bottom of a ravine just after 2 a.m. with her dog sitting nearby.

The cause of death has not yet been reported, but investigators told the Times that they believe Menke became disoriented due to the heat and collapsed.


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Dave Matthews Band Saxophone Player LeRoi Moore Dies At Age 46

Aug 20, 2008 07:40 AM

Dave Matthews Band saxophone player LeRoi Moore has died from the injuries he suffered in an all-terrain-vehicle accident, according to the Associated Press.

The band's publicist Ambrosia Healy confirmed that Moore died yesterday at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. Moore, 46, had was hospitalized in late June after an accident on his farm outside Charlottesville, Viginia and had recently returned to his Los Angeles home to begin physical rehabilitation, but complications forced him back into the hospital. Our thoughts are with Moore's family and band members.

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