According to Yahoo News, Robin Gibb died in a London hospital after a battle with colon and liver cancer today. He was 62. Robin’s series of health crises began in August 2010 when he underwent emergency surgery to treat a blocked intestine.
The same hereditary condition led to Robin’s twin brother Maurice Gibb’sdeath in January 2003 at age 53. He contracted pneumonia and slipped into a coma.
Robin Gibb’s death today puts a spotlight on Bee Gees, one of the most successful groups in pop music history. The brother trio, which also included oldest brother Barry Gibb and Robin’s twin Maurice, amassed nine #1 hits on Billboard‘s Hot 100, a total matched by only two other groups or duos. The Beatles lead with 20. The Supremes had 12.
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Posted: Monday February 13, 2012 @ 11:47 am PST
According to E!Online Singer Bobby Brown has landed at LAX to be with his daughter Bobbi Kristina, Brown was accompanied by fiancée-manager Alicia Etheridge. He and his entourage quickly powered through the scrum to an awaiting vehicle. Brown didn’t make any comments but appeared visibly upset.
Bobbi Krisitna, the only child of Houston and Brown, has been staying with Brown’s other children in Los Angeles following her discharge.
She was in the Bevery Hilton when her mom was found unconcious in her hotel room and pronounced dead shortly afterward.
There has been Security Hold put on Houston’s autopsy results, while Beverly Hills police and the Los Angeles coroner continue to investigate the death of the 48-year-old icon. Officials did confirm Houston was found in hotel bathtub. Brown will miss a concert in Nashville with his group “New Edition” to be with his daughter. I understand Brown’s Fiancée is also his manager however, is this someone Bobbi Kristina need to see after losing her mother? Her father with another woman? If Brown have more children or go to jail, Whitney is no longer here to bail him out. Brown does have a new baby son.
According to Yahoo News American Idol winner “Kelly Clarkson new album “Stronger” sale is down after she tweeted she’s endorsing Ron Paul.
“Stronger” climbed to No. 17 from No. 39 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The overall album market dropped 49% that week.
Only 25,000 copies of “Stronger” for the week ending Sunday, January 1, compared to 41,000 copies sold the previous week.
Also according to Yahoo Clarkson’s fans are not happy with her choice.
“I love Ron Paul. I liked him a lot during the last Republican nomination and no one gave him a chance. If he wins the nomination for the Republican party in 2012 he’s got my vote. Too bad he probably won’t,” she tweeted last Wednesday.
Although some supported the singer by writing comments on the Amazon page for her album and by following her on Twitter, not everyone was happy about her tweet. Her message received backlash across Twitter, as some of her longtime fans stopped following the original American Idol winner and others accused her of supporting racism.
(Newsletters published in Paul’s name in the 1980s and 1990s included some racist sentiments. However, he recently deemed the comments “terrible” and said someone else wrote them).
They also blasted Clarkson for endorsing a candidate that supports the death penalty and opposes same-sex marriage.