Author Helen Aberson never recovered from losing her much-loved story for such a measly sum, according to her son. She died heartbroken in 1999, aged 91, after failing to gain recognition for her creation

Author of Dumbo book died ‘heartbroken’ aged 91 after never getting the recognition she deserved 

With its state-of-the-art special effects and all-star cast, Tim Burton’s remake of Dumbo has already enthralled thousands of families since its release on Friday. Disney’s 1941 classic movie, the tale of a baby elephant with enormous ears, has been reimagined for a modern audience and features a host of Hollywood luminaries including Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton […]

Continue Reading

Penny Marshall tributes: Stars honor director and Laverne & Shirley star as she dies aged 75

Tributes have been flooding in for Penny Marshall who passed away on Monday at the age of 75. Celebrities including Rosie O’Donnell, Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito, Tom Hanks and William Shatner took to Twitter to honor the much-loved Laverne & Shirley star and Big director after news of her loss swept the internet.  ‘Simply heartbroken’ […]

Continue Reading

Ariana Grande is ‘absolutely heartbroken’ after shock death of ex-boyfriend Mac Miller

Ariana Grande suffered a loss last week when her ex-boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, was found dead at the age of 26. Though the siren has yet to make a comment about his sad passing – she has only posted a photo of the singer with no caption – her friends have told UsWeekly that she is […]

Continue Reading

‘Don’t blame yourself’ – heartbroken mom after another baby dies in daycare

It’s been more than a year since her baby boy died while in the care of his day mom. And there’s only one way to get through it, says Maxine Fourie – one day at a time. Baby Jakes, her little boy with her partner, Jaco Oosthuizen (35), was just 18 weeks old when he […]

Continue Reading

Heartbroken parents comfort daughter, 5, in moving photograph hours before she died of cancer

Heartbroken parents have shared the final moments they spent with their five-year-old girl as they comforted her hours before she died of an aggressive brain tumour. Zoey Daggett, of Fairport in New York, was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) when she was just three. DIPG is a type of high-grade brain tumour which […]

Continue Reading