Earlier today, news broke about the death of Farrah Fawcett, a highly anticipated event as media coverage had continued to reveal to the public over the last several months that her health had been deteriorating at an alarming rate. Then, shortly after 3:15 PM today, most major media sources had begun shifting their attention to what has perhaps become the biggest celebrity-death shocker this year; the passing of pop singer and cultural icon Michael Jackson. Jackson was 50 years old.
As I read the news on my Blackberry forty five minutes later, I grimly thought to myself of the old adage, “things happen in threes”. Could this end up being the case today? Now, our worst fears may be confirmed as synchronicity threatens to strike yet again… indeed, details are slowly emerging regarding what may be the death of a third celebrity; a shocking conclusion to today’s unsettling round-up.
Indeed, rumors are emerging that suggest that an on-set accident may have claimed the life of actor Jeff Goldblum earlier today, the third celebrity to pass away within the last twelve hours. Below are two links that are presently carrying the story:
Stephen Kral of manolith.com reported on the alleged incident earlier today:
According to reports from a New Zealand newspaper – and lots of action on Twitter – actor Jeff Goldblum died early this morning after a fatal fall. The alleged death occurred while on set in New Zealand when Goldblum fell over sixty feet off a nearby cliff. As of yet no other news source has picked up the story, so itby