Celebrity Deaths

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Art & Design
Bulgarian artist Christo has died at age 84
Wrapped Reichstag, 1995
Wrapped Reichstag, 1995 Credit: Oscar Wagenmans / CC BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, commonly known as Christo, has died at the age of 84 of natural causes. Christo, and his partner Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, are known for massive, short-lived public artworks, such as Wrapped Reichstag, Oil Barrels and The Umbrellas.

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Celebrities & Public Figures
Director Lynn Shelton dies of blood disorder at age 54

Director and filmmaker Lynn Shelton has died of a previously undiagnosed blood disorder on Friday. Shelton, who recently directed the book adaption of Little Fires Everywhere, passed away on March 15 at age 54 in Los Angeles. According to her partner Marc Maron, her death was not Covid-19 related.

Reese Witherspoon shared her condolences on Twitter: "I’m so devastated to hear about Lynn Shelton’s passing yesterday. I’m in complete shock that this vibrant, talented, and soulful filmmaker is no longer with us. Lynn was so passionate about our show, Little Fires Everywhere."

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Celebrities & Public Figures
Soul and R&B singer Betty Wright dies age 66

Betty Wright, legendary Soul and R&B singer, dies of cancer at age 66. She died at her home in Miami, according to Billboard. Wright is known for hits such as "Tonight Is The Night" and "Clean Up Woman".