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What Celebrity Incident Caused You To CRY For Days

Inspired from another thread. But is there a celebrity incident that cause you or a close friend/relative to cry for days on end?

by Anonymousreply 13905/13/2019

Election of The Apprentice star Donald Trump

by Anonymousreply 103/04/2019

No, because I'm emotionally mature, and I only associate with other emotionally healthy people.

by Anonymousreply 203/04/2019

Goop winning an Oscar.

by Anonymousreply 303/04/2019

When River Phoenix died. The circumstances were tragic. He died while his younger siblings watched helplessly.

by Anonymousreply 403/04/2019

Never cried for days but I was upset when Lucy, Kurt Cobain, and Philip Seymour Hoffman died. Diana too.

by Anonymousreply 503/04/2019

I was very upset when Jason Newsted left Metallica...and the band's uncertain future.

by Anonymousreply 603/04/2019

Robin Williams. I cried and was shocked at how heartbroken I was. I realized I grew up with him - Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Alladin, etc.

by Anonymousreply 703/04/2019

My heart is still heavy about Mark Hollis of Talk Talk dying of cancer.

by Anonymousreply 803/04/2019

Crying and making a fuss over a dead celebrity you didn't know personally is narcissistic behavior.

by Anonymousreply 903/04/2019

Chris Burrous

by Anonymousreply 1003/04/2019


by Anonymousreply 1103/04/2019

Diana, JFK Jr, Kurt Cobain, Dale Earnhardt ( I'm southern), Michael Jackson, Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

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by Anonymousreply 1303/04/2019

I get bummed out for a few hours but go on with my life. I didn’t know them personally. Is that callus?

by Anonymousreply 1403/04/2019

A friend of mine gets all worked up and maudlin over practically every celebrity death but his nadir had to have been crying for FOUR days when Jackie Onassis died.

He's so...mockable.

by Anonymousreply 1503/04/2019

Oh yeah, gotta add JFK jr. and Robin Williams to my list.

by Anonymousreply 1603/04/2019

No, it's not callus, R14. It's healthy.

by Anonymousreply 1703/04/2019

Healthy? Please.

by Anonymousreply 1803/04/2019

Prince, for sure

by Anonymousreply 1903/04/2019

Damn. Forget to add Prince!

by Anonymousreply 2003/04/2019

David Carradine

by Anonymousreply 2103/04/2019

I really don't know anyone, male or female who has literally cried when some celebrity died.

Okay, a crazy girl in my high school when Princess Diana died but she was crazy long before that, though her prolonged state of grief was what finally convinced her parents that she needed residential treatment.

by Anonymousreply 2203/04/2019

Prince, particularly when The news said he died alone.

by Anonymousreply 2303/04/2019
by Anonymousreply 2403/04/2019

I think if you’re very young it’s possible to cry and get upset. As you get older you realize people die and the world goes on. As an adult I’m more concerned with my life & responsibilities than to be concerned about a celebrity dying. I’ll feel sad for a little while but that’s about it.

by Anonymousreply 2503/04/2019

When John Lennon was shot. I was shocked and grief stricken for a long time.

by Anonymousreply 2603/04/2019


by Anonymousreply 2703/04/2019


by Anonymousreply 2803/04/2019

David Cassidy

by Anonymousreply 2903/04/2019

The last celebrity death that made me cry was Elliott Smith's, but only once, when I saw the shocking news. I haven't listened much to his music since he died, though. It didn't seem so depressing when he was still alive and fighting. Now it just mades me sad to hear him.

by Anonymousreply 3003/04/2019

Harry Dean Stanton died a month before my dad did. They looked a lot alike, except unlike Harry who was born looking 52, my dad looked abnormally young until he was about 52. Harry Dean Stanton is ruined for me.

by Anonymousreply 3103/04/2019

Lennon because it was so violent. I hadn’t even heard of stalking before then.

by Anonymousreply 3203/04/2019

R3 lol

by Anonymousreply 3303/04/2019

Chris Cornell still shocks me.

by Anonymousreply 3403/04/2019

Omg yes! John Lennon was fucking awful!

by Anonymousreply 3503/04/2019

None. I feel a bit sad if a famous person I admire dies, but, shed actually tears? No.

by Anonymousreply 3603/04/2019

R34 me too. I am still very sad about it. I haven't been able to bring myself to watch the footage of his last show. I feel so bad he felt so desperate.

by Anonymousreply 3703/04/2019

Lincoln's assassination.

by Anonymousreply 3803/04/2019

[quote] But is there a celebrity incident that cause you or a close friend/relative to cry for days on end?

"days on end"?????

by Anonymousreply 3903/04/2019

Long version of the Princess Diana scream:

by Anonymousreply 4003/04/2019


I am the OP of the thread below, and I feel the same way today as I did when I posted it, and that was back in November, so you can imagine what a disaster I was the days following his death.

by Anonymousreply 4103/04/2019

I don't know about cry for days, but the death of Prince, David Bowie, and several others have made me cry. I don't know why some people find it so weird that some people get emotional over celebrity deaths.

It's the loss of someone who brought a unique talent or voice into the world, and will never be heard new again. But probably more so, particularly musicians, what they did brings memories that connects with time, places, and people they knew while those things were playing in the background. It isn't just the artist, it's everything that goes along with enjoying what they've created. If it's someone you've been listening to for most of your life, it is sort of like having your life flash before your eyes.

by Anonymousreply 4203/04/2019

Grace Kelly

by Anonymousreply 4303/04/2019

Paul Walker's death. I have no idea why. He was hot (no pun intended, but I wasn't that big a fan of his.

by Anonymousreply 4403/04/2019

John Lennon.

by Anonymousreply 4503/04/2019

The Challenger astronauts, because the launch had been so publicized and the footage of them getting ready to depart, looking so hopeful. It was just sickening.

Not celebrities, but the bombing,of the USS Cole in Yemen 11 months less one day before 9-11. I knew one of the dead sailors pretty well, we'd worked together and he had a bright future ahead of him. Left a wife and three kids. The rest of the dead were all youngsters, junior sailors with their whole lives ahead of them, and one ensign who'd started as an enlisted man. I was out of the Navy by then, but it felt like a personal attack. 9-11 hadn't happened, terrorism for most Americans meant Oklahoma City. We were complacent.

by Anonymousreply 4603/04/2019

When I got elected.

by Anonymousreply 4703/05/2019

I've never cried over a celebrity dying but I definitely felt sad about Bowie, and spent a very pleasant evening listening to his hits on a local radio station after the news broke. One death that really shocked me though was Brittany Murphy. That was quite shocking.

by Anonymousreply 4803/05/2019

No, because I don’t project my emotional life into strangers.

by Anonymousreply 4903/05/2019

Freddie still makes me sad. I would love to see what his new stuff would have been like, what it would be like to see him older and doing the talk shows. I bet he would have been a hoot.

by Anonymousreply 5003/05/2019

I was sad when Donna Summer died a few years back. But I didn't cry. I didn't know her personally. I still enjoy her music, though.

by Anonymousreply 5103/05/2019

David Bowie's death affected me the most. I still get emotional when I hear certain of his songs.

Runners up would be Gregory Peck and Leonard Nimoy.

by Anonymousreply 5203/05/2019

Not for days, but I was shocked at how hard the murder of John Lennon hit me.

by Anonymousreply 5303/05/2019

David Bowie for me too. I grew up with his songs and I still can't hear him without getting sad. Also George Michael despite the long lasting rumors about his health.

by Anonymousreply 5403/05/2019

When Gwyneth Paltrow won an Oscar.

by Anonymousreply 5503/05/2019

When Heather O'Rourke died.

by Anonymousreply 5603/05/2019

Callus = a piece of thickened skin on the feet or other surfaces caused by repeated friction to that area

Callous = showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others

by Anonymousreply 5703/05/2019

All of them.

by Anonymousreply 5803/05/2019

I cried when Lennon was shot. It seemed like the end of an era. I guess it was.

by Anonymousreply 5903/05/2019

Does anyone know exactly who these people are in r40’s link?

by Anonymousreply 6003/05/2019

Karen Carpenter. Edith Bunker. And Angelique from General Hospital.

by Anonymousreply 6103/05/2019

I didn't cry, but the death of Steve Irwin bothered me.

by Anonymousreply 6203/05/2019

I was molested!

by Anonymousreply 6303/05/2019

I was very sad when Judy died, not so much because it was unexpected, but because it wasn't. It hadn't been very long since I was a kid looking forward to the annual broadcast of "The Wizard of Oz."

by Anonymousreply 6403/05/2019

R62 Yeah, stabbed through the heart by a barb from a giant stingray. That was a memorable one.

by Anonymousreply 6503/05/2019

James Gandolfini was sad, but I only shed a few tears for a day.

I cried when Christopher Reeve had his accident, and I was shocked when he died. I almost cried but realized he probably didn't want to live like that anyway.

by Anonymousreply 6603/05/2019

Sudden deaths, like JFK, RFK, Lennon and Diana.

by Anonymousreply 6703/05/2019

I knew Christopher Reeve slightly, and, like R66, was more shocked by his accident than by the news of his eventual death.

by Anonymousreply 6803/05/2019

I didn't cry but when Christopher Reeves' young widow died of lung cancer a year or so after he died, I was shook!

by Anonymousreply 6903/05/2019

I felt sad when Farrah Fawcett died, because her death was quickly forgotten in favor of that disgusting, perverted, Jackson pig.

by Anonymousreply 7003/05/2019

How long does the crying last?

by Anonymousreply 7103/05/2019

Faye Dunaway's run in L.A. Sunset Blvd. being cancelled. I had tickets to the show and had plane reservations and everything.


I was much younger and crushed because she's my fave actress.

by Anonymousreply 7203/05/2019

....Faye's presser.

by Anonymousreply 7303/05/2019

John Ritter’s death.

by Anonymousreply 7403/05/2019

I didn’t cry, but Joan Rivers death shook me to the core.

Also, the Challenger astronauts. Christa McAuliffe was interviewed and spoke about how lucky she felt to have been selected. I recall her saying: “When I go into space , it will just be me, but I’ll have 12 souls with me.”

I think she referred to “12” because perhaps she was selected from a finalist pool of 12 teachers ,

by Anonymousreply 7503/05/2019

George Michael

Michael Jackson

Princess Diana

Christopher Reeve

Robin Williams

Carrie Fisher

I Pretty much cry when anyone dies. And no, I am not a narcissist I’m more of an empath.

by Anonymousreply 7603/05/2019


by Anonymousreply 7703/05/2019


John Lennon and George Harrison

Diana, Princess of Wales

by Anonymousreply 7803/05/2019

Yeah, I’ll probably cry when the Queen dies. End of an era. Sue me.

The idea that people would cry over the death of a famous person is not new. People sometimes cry because of what that person symbolizes, not the person themselves. Robin Williams = a person who made us all laugh, while secretly feeling very sad and alone. A lot of people thought he deserved a more comfortable death after all the happiness he’d given others.

Princess Diana = I cried when I saw her two young sons walk behind her casket, and the flower arrangement with the sign, “Mummy.” I knew that was from her sons. It symbolized young kids losing the most important person in their lives. My own mother died fairly young and I remembered how devastated I felt. But they were younger still.

I’ve seen pictures of buildings in Washington draped black upon the death of Lincoln. There was a great outpouring of grief for him. He symbolized a man who gave everything to his country and was worn out, and ultimately gave his life as well. People respected his sacrifice.

Here’s probably the greatest tribute I’ve seen: a white, wealthy, privileged man, mourned by a black man of simple means, because his death symbolized the end of a champion of the working class. Someone who had worked himself to death in an effort to make his own life a little bit fairer, a champion of the poor and persecuted. A father figure to all, guiding the country through one calamity to the next, never letting go until the country was near safe harbor at last. Many Americans could remember no other President. There had always been this warm and reassuring fatherly figure keeping them safe. And that extraordinary man was gone, to be replaced by some mediocrity (Truman, as it turned out). An era was over.

by Anonymousreply 7903/05/2019

Cry for days?! Zero!

Really, really upset, though, about Janis, Amy, Gene Pitney, JFK, Jr.

JFK also, but I consider Presidents a cut aboe "celebrity."

by Anonymousreply 8003/05/2019

"cut above...."

But I'll add: Diana; RFK; Davy Jones; Jerry Orbach; Levi Stubbs.

by Anonymousreply 8103/05/2019

Alexander McQueen

by Anonymousreply 8203/05/2019

Margaux Hemingway

Laura Branigan

by Anonymousreply 8303/05/2019

No, I’ve literally never cried due to a celebrity. At all. Ever.

by Anonymousreply 8403/05/2019

R84 shut up. You sound so stupid.

by Anonymousreply 8503/06/2019

Luke Perry.

by Anonymousreply 8603/06/2019

Carrie Fisher.

Pretty much the only celebrity death that affected me in some way. I grew up with Star Wars and was really caught off guard.

by Anonymousreply 8703/06/2019

It's weird to see people on a gossip board say that being emotionally affected by a celebrity is stupid and narcissistic.

But I guess DL doesn't really do gossip much anymore.

by Anonymousreply 8803/06/2019

R1 ends the thread.

by Anonymousreply 8903/06/2019

Sharon Tate

by Anonymousreply 9003/06/2019

I was very sad about Freddy and Whitney. I was shocked by John Lennon's death.

The only celebrity I've cried about is trump, and I did cry for several days after the election.

by Anonymousreply 9103/06/2019

Whitney Houston. I had to take to my bed when I heard about her passing. I also watched the entire funeral when it was broadcast live, and would rewatch it on YouTube several times afterwards. I was a big mess over her death for the longest time. It was as if my own sister died.

by Anonymousreply 9203/06/2019

R92 sorry to hear that. How long did it take you to get over it?

by Anonymousreply 9303/06/2019

I balled at Shelby’s funeral when M’Lynn broke down....devastating.

by Anonymousreply 9403/06/2019
by Anonymousreply 9503/07/2019

RFK assassination when the future suddenly looked bleak.

by Anonymousreply 9603/07/2019

RFK was hot

by Anonymousreply 9703/07/2019

Carrie Fisher. I knew her my entire life, and I am still grieving not because we had a good relationship, no, but because it was so bizarre.

Prince. His death still bothers me and I don't know why.

Amy Winehouse. Sad, sad, sad.

I will cry my eyes out when Queen Elizabeth passes. She truly is a rare, and great, human being.

If Roseanne Barr dies before I do I may lose my shit altogether. I love that woman.

If Monique dies before I do I will cry for days and days. Brave and unique women are rare these days.

Grumpy cat.

I still miss Nina Simone. I knew her. She was a genius in every sense of the word.


by Anonymousreply 9803/07/2019

R98 how was your relationship with Carrie Fisher weird?

by Anonymousreply 9903/07/2019

I still feel bad about Anthony Bourdain. Never thought suicide would be the thing to take him out.

by Anonymousreply 10003/07/2019

I forgot about Meryl Streep. I do believe she will live to be at least 90, so I won't be around to see it, thank God.

by Anonymousreply 10103/07/2019

Weird, but, the ones that upset me were soap opera actors from All My Children. I guess having watched since a child, I was more invested in them. Mona, Phoebe, Myrtle and Palmer's deaths made me sad. Didn't cry, but I took to youtube, soap net and youtube.

by Anonymousreply 10203/07/2019

R99, I can't go into detail, obviously, as she has passed. I just wish she had dealt with her psychic pain better and not turned to drugs.

by Anonymousreply 10303/07/2019

Oh, and Jane Fonda, if she doesn't live to be 120! ( and she just might).

Jane Fonda, child of the Santa Monica mountains, survivor of suicide, orphan and natural lover.

We can bookmark her life along with our American history

Put her ass on the line by going to Vietnam, caused a scene, Venice hippy, Klute was clutch, They Shoot Horses, married rich men, bugged by the FBI, sensitive mother, bisexual, etc.

Jane Fonda did it all, bitches. Hope she lives forever. Xoxo

by Anonymousreply 10403/07/2019

Jane Fonda is not bisexual. She is straight.

I burst into tears when Benazir Bhutto died.

by Anonymousreply 10503/07/2019

Still grieving over Luke.

by Anonymousreply 10603/14/2019

Cobain and Bowie.

by Anonymousreply 10703/14/2019

Kudos to R1...

by Anonymousreply 10803/14/2019

Cried a little about Bowie and a smidge about Whitney.

by Anonymousreply 10903/14/2019

r107 my friend was a fucking wreck over Cobain.

by Anonymousreply 11003/14/2019

Phil Hartman's murder had me upset for days. My reaction to Stan Lee's death caught me by surprise. I broke down crying while at work.

by Anonymousreply 11103/14/2019

I cried the second time Shelly Winters died.

(the first time was The Poseidon Adventure)

by Anonymousreply 11203/14/2019

I cried when Lucy died, she was such a huge part of my childhood. I'll probably cry when the queen dies.

by Anonymousreply 11303/14/2019

Barbara Cook's death. Same with Elaine Stritch.

What good is New York City without Cook and Stritch?

by Anonymousreply 11403/14/2019

R110, I was a teen and I made me made tape a picture of him to her car window as we drove around a town. Totally embarrassing now, but he was and is my favorite artist. Bowie's number two. I didn't so much cry, as just feel really, really upset.

by Anonymousreply 11503/14/2019

I was depressed after learning about Jon-Erik Hexum's death; he was so beautiful and it was so preventable.

I moved to LA a few years later and worked in entertainment and publicity; I likely would have crossed paths with him at some point, I like to think.

By all accounts, he seemed to be a really nice guy.

by Anonymousreply 11603/14/2019

Cobain’s death really shook me too. He really imploded.

by Anonymousreply 11703/14/2019

Robin Williams. Although I didn’t cry.

Carrie Fisher a close second.

by Anonymousreply 11803/14/2019

Natalie Cole

by Anonymousreply 11903/14/2019


by Anonymousreply 12003/14/2019

Lady Di leaving me out of her will.

by Anonymousreply 12103/14/2019

Doris Day, I just started. I am genuinely sad today. I had a mad crush on her as a child. I wanted her to be my mom.

by Anonymousreply 12205/13/2019

I cried like a baby watching Diana's funeral. I usually don't cry, but certain celebrities' deaths affect me more than others. I was shocked by John Lennon being shot..Diana dying by a car crash.. Peggy Lipton, who died yesterday, saddened me. These people seemed vital and healthy.. some so iconic and larger than life... their deaths were abrupt or violent, I was taken aback of the news. Doris Day, who was 97, was sad.. but expected any day, given her age. I agree with R1...trump's election was a blow.. and was numb for days.

by Anonymousreply 12305/13/2019

*from a car crash^^^

by Anonymousreply 12405/13/2019

When "Fresh Off the Boat" was renewed. I cried and cried for Constance Wu!

by Anonymousreply 12505/13/2019

All of them. I have no real friends. I'm unhinged.

by Anonymousreply 12605/13/2019

Yeah.. Robin Williams bothered me, too..especially being a suicide. Carrie Fisher was a shock, but when Debbie Reynolds died the next day.. that was very sad and touching, since they were so close.

by Anonymousreply 12705/13/2019

[quote] I was depressed after learning about Jon-Erik Hexum's death; he was so beautiful and it was so preventable.

By which you mean, if he had just been less stupid?

by Anonymousreply 12805/13/2019

[quote] Klute was clutch,

What does this mean???

by Anonymousreply 12905/13/2019

I felt bad about Farrah Fawcett's death.. especially when pedo perv MJ died later the same day. He stole her thunder.

by Anonymousreply 13005/13/2019

I mourned Costance Wu's career.

by Anonymousreply 13105/13/2019

[quote]No, because I'm emotionally mature, and I only associate with other emotionally healthy people.

Then what in the hell are you doing here?

Did you take a wrong link?

by Anonymousreply 13205/13/2019

Only this

by Anonymousreply 13305/13/2019

Prince. Longtime fan here— saw him in concert at least 10 times— and still remember how I found out. Was checking morning of 4/21/16 for concert dates— he was in Atlanta the week before and was hoping his next stop would be in Charlotte. Instead I read breaking news of his unexpected death. Still in shock to this day. I doubt I’ll ever get over it.

by Anonymousreply 13405/13/2019

The dragging of James Charles.

by Anonymousreply 13505/13/2019

RFK. We'd be living in a much better country had he lived. I knew it back then.

by Anonymousreply 13605/13/2019

The prevailing theme here seems to be shocking or unexpected deaths are more difficult.

by Anonymousreply 13705/13/2019

The tragic death of Eric Clapton's son still makes me want to cry.

by Anonymousreply 13805/13/2019

Once and only once has a celebrity death really affected me. When JFK Jr's plane crashed.

So fkg sad and gruesome.

by Anonymousreply 13905/13/2019
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