When a celebrity dies it can as quite a shock to us. We follow the lives of these celebrities so obsessively that they can almost seem like friends or family to us.
But which shocking celebrity deaths have shocked us the most?
Paul Walker’s passing is still one of the most shocking celebrity deaths to date. He died in a car crash on November 30th, 2013.
When this Glee star passed away from a drug overdose the world couldn’t believe it. Cory Monteith was just 27 when he died. He left behind devastated girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele.
Heath Ledger gained a post-humus Oscar for his role as The Joker. He died on the 22nd January 2008 after an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
James Gandolfini will always be remembered for his role as Tony Soprano The Sopranos. The actor passed away on June 19th 2013 at the age of 51 from a heart attack.
Marilyn Monroe’s death will always be cemented as one of the most shocking celebrity deaths ever. The icon was found dead at only 36 from an overdose. It is not known if this overdose was purposeful, accidental or homicide.
On December 20th 2009 Brittany Murphy was found collapsed in her bathroom. Medics tried to resuscitate her but she died of a cardiac arrest. Her autopsy revealed her death was from natural causes but her family have been looking for answers ever since her death.
Amy Winehouse died at just 27 in 2011 from alcohol poisoning. She led a very troubled life and had problems with drugs and alcohol.
The death of Princess Diana is probably the world’s most shocking celebrity death. She died in a Paris car crash on 31st August 1997. Her death has sparked controversy ever since.
When the news was released that actor Robin Williams had committed suicide in August 2014 the world was devastated. The actor had a long battle with depression.
The legendary singer was found unconscious in a bath tub in February 2012. Medics tried to revive her but Houston died from an overdose.
On April 9th 1994, Kurt Cobain was found at his home by an electrician. He had shot himself with a shotgun. Despite numerous suicide attempts before, fans still wonder if his death was murder.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman is one of the most recent shocking celebrity deaths. He was found dead on February 2nd 2014 from a drugs overdose.