Being famous does have a lot of perks, celebrities earn tons of money especially if they choose to be involved in a lot of business ventures. They are chosen to represent a lot of brands which definitely makes them even more wealthy. The fame also mean that more and more people would love you and would want to know everything about you, from what is the first thing you do in the morning, to what is the last thing you eat at night. Once you’re famous, you will always be famous. There may be times that the spotlight may no longer be on you, but despite that, you will still be a star.
This is the reason why even when celebrities die, they are still the talk of the town, especially if they have left a legacy behind. However, a celebrity’s death usually makes it on the front page of a newspaper, or like nowadays, on the top trending spot on social media. Fans are suddenly curious about everything to do with their sudden death such as how, when, and where it happened. Unfortunately, there are a lot celebrities who passed away pretty early, and some of the reasons behind their deaths are still considered to be mysterious.
When it comes to the world of rap music, Tupac Shakur was one of the names to remember. He was such a big influence when it comes to contemporary rap and fighting for racial equality especially in the world of music. Unfortunately, at such a young age of 25, his life was taken after being shot while driving on the roads of Las Vegas, Nevada. The report said that it was around 11 p.m. when someone stopped at the right side of Tupac’s car while there were stopped at a traffic signal, and shot him not once, but four times.
The rapper died the next day due to severe internal bleeding, and the reported cause of his death was respiratory failure since one of the bullets punctured his lungs. Years after his death, the question mark still loomed over Tupac’s death: who was responsible for the death of the rapper? In 2002, there was even a report on Los Angeles Times entitled “Who Killed Tupac Shakur?”, since no suspects were convicted.
Known to be one of the most iconic actresses of all time, Monroe was and will always will be one of the most famous blonde bombshells in Hollywood history. Despite only being in the industry for a decade, she has managed to capture everyone’s hearts which led her to becoming one of the top-billed actresses of her time.
The actress unfortunately died at the age of 36, and the cause of her death was said to be barbiturate overdose. This was after she was found dead inside her bedroom. According to her doctors, the actress had mood swings and frequent depressive episodes. The Los Angeles County Coroners Office said that because of the lack of foul play, probable suicide was classified as the reason for her death.
Then again, it had been controversial for years now since the actress were actually rumored to had been having an affair with then President John F. Kennedy. It was rumored that she was planning on revealing everything but was actually silenced by making it seemed like she killed herself.
Another actress who died way before her time was Brittany Murphy. She was known for her role in films like Don’t Say A Word, Sin City, Uptown Girls, Happy Feet, Just Married, and many more. It was in 2009 when the actress collapsed in the bathroom of her Los Angeles home due to anemia and acute pneumonia, she was declared dead after going into a cardiac arrest.
In a bizarre coincident, her husband, Simon Monjack, also died not too long after she did. He was found dead at the same house, and also had acute pneumonia and anemia. It was even reported that molds may have been the cause behind the couple’s death.
Last but definitely not the least is martial artist, Bruce Lee, who was known as a world-famous actor during his time and a huge pop culture icon of the 20th century. Unfortunately, the actor died at the age of 32, while he was in the midst on working on a new film. The reports said that the martial artist suffered from seizures and when he was rushed to the hospital and was diagnosed with cerebral edema.