celebrity deaths

Geoffrey Holder Dead at 84

THE JUICE WITH JEM   The Tony award-winning director behind cult movie ‘The Wiz’ died Sunday due to “complications of pneumonia. He was 84 years old.   Geoffrey Holder’s career spanned spanned more than a half-century in the entertainment industry, with...

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Meshach Taylor Dead at 67

THE JUICE WITH JEM   Meshach Taylor, known for his memorable tv roles in "Designing Women" and "Mannequin" died on Saturday, June 28 in his family's home in Altadena, California at the age of 67.   His family posted the following note on his Facebook page:   "It...

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Godfather Of House Music Dead at 59   House Music legend Frankie Warren Knuckles has reportedly died. He was 59 years old.   The Chicago-based DJ became a dominant figure in the city’s growing club scene, eventually launching his own venue, “Power Plant”....

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