Mary Kennedy Dies At 52

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s estranged wife has died. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, 52-year-old Mary Kennedy was found dead in her Mount Kisco, New York home this afternoon.

The Bedford Police Department responded to the scene at approximately 1:36pm to investigate a possible “unattended death,” meaning the death was not witnessed by anyone.

Mary and RFK Jr. were married in 1994. Robert filed for divorce in May 2010. Mary was Robert’s second wife. The couple has four children together. There are reports Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is currently dating actress Cheryl Hines. Three days after Robert filed divorce papers in 2010, Mary was arrested on suspicion of DUI.


A spokesperson for Mary’s family just released a statement, claiming, “We  deeply regret the death of our beloved sister Mary, whose radiant and creative spirit will be sorely missed by those who loved her. Our heart goes out to  her children who she loved without reservation.”

What do you think was the cause of Mary Kennedy’s death? Could drugs have played a role here or could it have been a natural cause? Feel free to write your opinions in the comment box below!

Source: TMZ

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Legendary Stylist Vidal Sassoon Dies At 84

Famous hairstyling pioneer Vidal Sassoon died in his California home on Mulholland Drive this morning. Sassoon, 84, died of natural causes with his family at his bedside. According to the AP, there will be no police investigation and no further details are available at this time.

Sassoon was born in England in 1928, and after his father’s early death, his impoverished mother placed him and his brother in a Jewish orphanage for seven years. Upon his return to London he left school at the age of 14 and began a hairdressing apprenticeship at his mother’s request. Later he fought in the Israeli army before fulfilling his mother’s dream and becoming a hairdresser.

He opened his first salon in London in 1954, and in 1963 he revolutionized the current popular hairstyles with modern, angular bob cuts. This style was made famous by British designer Mary Quant, the woman responsible for popularizing mini skirts. Sassoon’s geometric wash-and-wear hairstyles drew lots of attention, as they were so perfect they required little to no styling–ideal for the women’s liberation movement going on at that time.


Sassoon rose to international fame in 1968 after giving actress Mia Farrow her pixie cut in the film “Rosemary’s Baby.” He flew to Hollywood and cut off her long hair for a whopping $5,000. The style is still imitated to this day. He opened more salons in London and the United States, and in 1973 Sassoon launched his own line of hair care products with the slogan, “If you don’t look good, we don’t look good.” He also established Vidal Sassoon Academies to teach young stylists his perfected technique.

Sassoon was married four times and had four children with his second wife, a part-time actress named Beverly Adams. His eldest daughter Catya, an actress and model, died in 2002 of an accidental overdose. Sassoon is survived by three children and his fourth wife, Ronnie.

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Source: Yahoo News

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