Erin Moran Dies; Former Happy Days Star Was 56

Erin Moran, the actress best known for having portrayed Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days, was found dead on Saturday from causes unknown. She was 56 years old. According to TMZ sources, authorities in Indiana received a call just after 4 p.m. this afternoon from someone reporting he or she had come across an “unresponsive female.” When emergency medical technicians arrived on the scene, they found Moran’s corpse. Moran sky-rocketed to fame in the early 1970s when she was cast as the younger sister of Ron Howard’s beloved character on Happy Days. In 1982, she went on to star opposite Scott Baio on the short-lived spinoff Joanie Loves Chachi. It was… Read More

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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56

NEW YORK — Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” died Saturday at age 56. A statement from the sheriff’s department in Harrison County, Indiana, said the dispatcher “received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. Upon arrival of first responders, it was determined that Erin Moran Fleischmann was deceased. An autopsy is pending.” Erin Moran of the TV show Happy Days in a 1982 photo. She never recaptured the success of the hit series. The dispatcher confirmed to The Associated Press that the woman was the actress, who had been married to Steven Fleischmann. A native of… Read More

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Happy Days’ Erin Moran, Best Known as Joanie Cunningham, Has Died at 56

Erin Moran, best known for her role as Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days has died, according to multiple outlets. She was 56. TMZ, CBS News and The Hollywood Reporter all report that officers in Harrison County in Indiana responded to reports of an unresponsive female in Corydon, Indiana, on Saturday afternoon. First responders determined that the woman, identified as Moran, had deceased. An autopsy is pending, according to the outlets. Entertainment Weekly also confirmed the news from authorities. Moran most famously played Cunningham, the younger sister to Richie Cunningham (played by Ron Howard) on Happy Days, which ran from 1974 to 1984. She also starred in the spin-off, Joanie Loves… Read More

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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56

BY HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” has died. Police in Harrison County, Indiana said that she had been found unresponsive Saturday after authorities received a 911 call. She was 56 and the cause of death has not been determined. Moran had endured numerous struggles in recent years. Moran was already a veteran actress when in 1974 she was cast in “Happy Days” as Joanie, the kid sister to Ron Howard’s Richie Cunningham in the sitcom set in the 1950s. She would later appear with Scott Baio in the “Happy Days”… Read More

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Coachella 2017: Amazing photos of what you’re missing

We’ve created a photo gallery with some of the amazing photos from the scene that is the 19th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The festival, which draws celebrities, music fans and plenty of selfie-takers, is holding its second weekend Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23. As you’ll see in the photos, fashion competes with the music for attention. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the photo gallery on your mobile device. Festival goers cool off at the Do Lab stage during Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The… Read More

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Surrey’s Vaisakhi parade draws record attendance in massive celebration of diversity and inclusion

Surrey’s Vaisakhi Day Parade has exploded into a massive celebration of diversity and inclusion that flies in the face of recent global displays of intolerance. Despite poor weather, more than 400,000 people joined the city’s 19th annual Sikh New Year festival and commemoration of the foundation of the Khalsa panth of warriors, its largest turnout ever. B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark and B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan attended, two days after trading barbs during the provincial election’s first debate. Spokesman Moninder Singh said the procession moved slower than usual as revellers packed the streets outside Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar on 128th Street and 85th Avenue, where it began. Share Photos:… Read More

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Farrah Abraham: F–king Die Already, Mom!

It’s almost time for the new season of Marriage Boot Camp — are you excited?! You should be, because this season is a very special Reality Stars Family Edition, which means that we’ll get to see four reality stars try to repair their relationships with their family. We’ll see Kendra Wilkinson and her mother, which should be extremely messy, and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino with his two brothers, which should be Jersey Shore-style trashy. Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson will be there with his mother, and from what we’ve seen, it just looks like that will be terribly sad. The group will be rounded out with none other than Farrah Abraham and… Read More

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Kristen Bell Is Still Confused by Husband Dax Shepard’s 3-Wheel Motorcycle: ‘Care to Explain?’

Kristen Bell is wagging her finger at Dax Shepard‘s latest stunt: a three-wheel motorcycle parked alongside their home — with a baby helmet included for daughters Delta and Lincoln! “This thing keeps parking closer to the house. Next I know it will be right next to the lazy boy, front and center in my living room. Please note the car seat and baby helmet on the passenger side. Care to explain, @daxshepard ? #polaris #slingshot,” she captioned her Instagram of the black and orange vehicle. The CHiPs star had captured Shepard’s vehicle when it was initially parked on their lawn. “Excuse me, @daxshepard, WTF is on my front lawn right… Read More

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Kim Kardashian Wears Virgin Mary Dress, Pisses Off the World Yet Again

Remember earlier this week when, to celebrate the sacred holiday of 4/20, Kim Kardashian put a surprising new line of merchandise on her website? Perhaps you don’t. It was 4/20, after all. To recap, Kim released some nifty new items like pieces of clothing proudly displaying the message “Sorry for what I said while I was high,” a few lighters, and something called an “ass tray.” But the most controversial item for sale was — wait for it — a prayer candle lovingly decorated with a photo of Kim as the Virgin Mary. Iconic, right? Or insanely blasphemous, depending on your outlook. As it turns out, many, many people were… Read More

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From Coffee Shop Barista to Hollywood Stardom: Unforgettable’s Bad Boy Shares His Journey to Stardom

Simon Kassianides was ready for a change. The University of Edinburgh graduate had been planning on a career in finance, but when that didn’t feel fulfilling to him the Brit decided to open an organic, fair-trade coffee shop. “I had the shop for about a year and a half, a producer would come in and we would talk about movies,” says Kassianides. “One day he just said, ‘Why don’t you come make coffee on set?’ ” From there, Kassianides — whose parents are Greek — began working as an office and production assistant. “While doing that I was spotted,” he says. “So I decided to go to drama school. I… Read More

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