Celebrity Death Pool; We Just Lost #13, #66

People worry Richard Simmons may be next

| Ranker.com – There are celebrities that may seem larger than life, but age and sickness catches up to everyone at one point or another.

Look to this list to see who is expected to pass in 2019, starting with the Top Ten:

1. Roberta McCain, age 106

Roberta Wright McCain is the mother of the late Republican Arizona Senator and two-time Presidential candidate John S. McCain IIIThe Real Reason Trump Was Not Invited to McCain Funeral

2. Kirk Douglas, age 102

Kirk Douglas is an American film and stage actor, film producer and author. Kirk Douglas: Cake, Vodka, and Catherine Zeta-Jones Make an Epic Birthday

3. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, age 97

Prince Philip is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest-serving, oldest-ever spouse of a reigning British monarch. Royals Attend Funeral of Prince Who Wanted to Be King

4. Hugh Downs, age 98

Hugh Malcolm Downs is a long-time American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer.

5. 6ix9ine, age 22

Daniel Hernandez, known by his stage name 6ix9ine (“six-nine”), is an American rapper. Neil Young’s Ex-Wife, Former Backup Singer, Dies at 66

6. Vera Lynn, age 101

Vera Lynn, Dame of the British Empire, widely known as “The Forces’ Sweetheart” is an English singer, songwriter and actress whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular. Lady Gaga’s Mom Confirms Singer’s Lifelong Mental Health Problems

7. Bob Barker, age 95

Robert William “Bob” Barker is an American former television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS’s The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007.

8. Bob Dole, age 95

Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole is an American politician who represented Kansas in the United States Congress. Is Ruth Ginsburg Tough Enough To Survive?

9.  Marsha Hunt, age 101

Marsha Virginia Hunt is a retired American film, theater, and television actress who was blacklisted by Hollywood movie studio executives in the 1950s.

10. Beverly Cleary, age 102

Beverly Cleary is one of America’s most successful writers of children’s literature. She has sold 91 million copies of her books.

Two more members – make that former members – of the list recently left us: 

13. Carol Channing, age 98

Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, comedian, and voice artist.

66. Mel Stottlemyre, age 77

Melvin Leon Stottlemyre, Sr. (November 13, 1941-January 13, 2019) was a former Major League Baseball pitcher and pitching coach. He played 11 years in the Major Leagues, all of them with the New York Yankees. MLB Great Willie McCovey, 80, Dies of Infection

Read the full list including Bill Cosby (#23), Doris Day (#65), and Richard Simmons (#85)

Here’s why Richard Simmons won’t appear on his new shopping channel

Simmon currently ranks #85 on the Celebrity Death Pool (he moved up two places today)

By Francesca Bacardi September 7, 2018 | 11:10am

Page Six – Richard Simmons has launched the “Richard Simmons Sweatin’ Shop” channel online, but don’t expect to see him selling his goods.

Instead, the fitness guru’s friends will hawk the merchandise, which so far has included a Richard Simmons 2019 Wall Calendar.

Simmons has been living a reclusive life for about five years, only emerging to sue the National Enquirer and Radar Online for making claims that he was transitioning into a woman. Cher’s Death-Bed Truce | 5 Worst Celebrity Health Scares

A judge dismissed the suit, arguing that it’s not defamatory to say someone is transgender. Read more. 


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