Avicii: Cause of Death Revealed?

Earlier today, we reported on the tragic news that beloved Swedish EDM artist Avicii has passed away at the age of 28.

According to a statement from his publicist, the world-renowned DJ – whose real name was Tim Bergling – was found dead this morning in Muscat, Oman.

Officials say they’re conducting a full investigation that will include an autopsy and toxicology report.

But it seems that many who knew him best were not surprised by Avicii’s passing, and they don’t expect that the investigation will tell them anything they didn’t already know.

“Sadly a lot of people in the industry saw this tragedy coming,” a source close to the situation tells Radar Online.

Bergling’s health problems and struggles with addiction have been well-documented over the past several years.

In 2016, a case of acute pancreatitis brought on by excessive alcohol consumption caused him to retire from touring.

Two years prior, Bergling had his appendix and gallbladder removed as a result of his chronic alcoholism.

“To me, it was something I had to do for my health,” Bergling wrote in his retirement announcement.

“The scene was not for me,” he added.

“It was not the shows and the music, it was all the other stuff surrounding it that never came naturally to me … I’m more of an introverted person. It was always very hard for me.”

Addressing the matter of his own success, Bergling stated that he was endlessly grateful for the opportunities that had been presented to him, but realized in retrospect that he had taken on too much, too soon:

“It came with a price – a lot of stress and anxiety for me,” he wrote.

In a later interview, Bergling stated that he was “traumatized” by the experience of finding international success while still in his teens, to the point that he found himself unable to attend concerts and parties after his retirement from touring.

“Parties can be amazing, but it’s too easy to become attached to partying,” Bergling stated.

“You become lonely and get anxieties. It becomes toxic.”

Unfortunately, sources say Bergling’s self-medication did not come to an end when he left the party scene behind.

Fans noticed that he looked increasingly gaunt and weathered when appearing in public over the past year, and many expressed concerns for his health.

While there has been no confirmation that drugs or alcohol played a role in Avicii’s death, those who knew the superstar DJ best say there’s little doubt that it was his desperate need to drown his anxieties that led to his demise.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this tremendously difficult time.


Kate Middleton: Baby Name and Gender REVEALED?!

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Kate Middleton is pregnant with her third child.

And despite the fact that she’s mostly been keeping mum about the details, there’s been a great deal of speculation in the British press regarding Kate’s due date, and of course, the baby’s name and gender.

No one on the planet is more closely guarded than the British Royal Family, but these days, it’s hard even for them to keep a secret.

The media has already unearthed details about Kate’s birth plan, but the most important pieces of information remain a mystery … sort of.

There are those who think William accidentally revealed that Kate is having a boy in recent comments he made to the press.

And there are those who feel so confident about the baby’s name that they’re willing to put money on it.

It seems most gamblers have decided that the gender issue has already been settled by Will’s remarks.

Speaking of his admiration for soccer legend Jack Graelish, William blurted, “I’m going to insist the baby is called Jack.”

He attempted to rescue himself, by adding, “Or Jackie…” but the British press had already made up its mind.

Of course, the Royals would no sooner name a boy Jack then they’d name a girl Crystal, so the leading theory amongst people who feel compelled to bet on this sort of thing is that Will revealed the gender, but not the name.

For information on that, these folks rely on dubious intel from Kensington Palace.

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“Prince Thomas of Cambridge does have a nice ring to it, even if the name doesn’t immediately spring out as a traditional, regal name,” an alleged insider tells the Express.

“However, Kate and Wills are modernizing the Royal Family, so it wouldn’t be a huge surprise to see them opt for a ‘normal’ name.”

Really?! In what universe does Thomas of Cambridge not “spring out as a traditional, regal name”?

It certainly beats out “Prince Jack” in that department.

Anyway, according to oddsmakers, Thomas has claimed the top spot as the most likely name for Kate and William’s kid with 5/1 odds.

The name has edged out James as the number one favorite.

Of course, we won’t know what name Will and Kate have decided on until the little prince (or princess) enters the world sometime in the next few weeks.

And then the British scandal sheets will immediately turn their attention to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Don’t worry; we’re sure there’s plenty to gamble on there, too.

We’ll take 5 million to 1 odds that Meghan gets cold feet and pulls a runaway bride.


The Bachelorette Spoilers: Becca Kufrin Final Four REVEALED!

Filming for Becca Kufrin’s journey slash season is still underway, but The Bachelorette spoilers reveal who makes her elusive final four.

Whose hometowns will the brunette beauty visit?

In one month’s time, Kufrin will take the reins of the popular reality franchise and begin handing our roses in her quest for love.

If you know anything about the ABC show, then you’re well aware that The Bachelorette spoilers leak like a sieve all spring. Every year.

Ever since Becca was named The Bachelorette – the night after she was eliminated from The Bachelor – speculation has run wild.

And, to the surprise of no one, Reality Steve (a.k.a. the Magic Eight Ball of The Bachelorette spoilers) has been on top of this like …

… well, like Arie on Lauren B. Yeah. Too soon. Sorry.

Anyway, as the promotional photo above says, let’s do the damn thing! As of this report, Becca has already narrowed down the competition.

Big time. Only four lucky fellas remain in the hunt.

Obviously, the content you are about to read contains Bachelorette spoilers, so proceed at your own risk, if that didn’t go without saying.

According to Steve, who previously revealed Becca Kufrin’s final six, she followed her predecessor’s lead in the episode before hometowns.

With six men left, she embarked on three one-on-one dates and one three-on-one group date, handing out roses at the end of each.

The final four who received them?!

1. Jason Tartick. A 29-year-old who currently lives in Seattle, Jason is a native of Buffalo, New York, which is where his date will be filmed.

According to Steve the soothsayer, Jason will take Becca to – where else – the Anchor Bar, home of the ORIGINAL buffalo wings.

Romantic as s–t.

Beyond that, they’ll presumably engage in such activities as turning up the thermostat, complaining about football, and eating.

Hey, there’s nothing wrong with slathering various deep-fried meats with hot sauce and cheese as a local pastime. Don’t hate.

2. Blake Horstmann. Currently living in big city Denver, the 28-year-old Blake will take the beautiful Minnesotan to his Colorado hometown. 

A sales rep for Coors, he has a degree in marketing and communications, and already made quite a debut by showing up with a horse.

He’s horsing around, but only literally.

3. Garrett Yrigoyen. The town of Manteca, Calif., where his parents live, will be the site of Garrett’s hometown date with Becca.

Mr. Yrigoyen previously played baseball for the University of Nevada, and currently works as a surgical technology consultant.

Either he or a man with his name in the same city was engaged in 2015, so there’s that. Keep your eye on this guy next month.

It’s unclear if there will be outdoor activities, or whether the above image is just the obligatory Tinder profile fish pic staple.

4. Colton Underwood. Perhaps the most interesting and controversial of Becca’s final four, Underwood is a 26-year-old NFL free agent.

Originally from Aurora, Colo., his hometown date will be filmed in the Rocky Mountain State, not too far from Blake’s. Awkward.

Colton, who is reportedly the subject of some drama this season, previous dated Olympic gold medalist gymnast Aly Raisman.

There’s also talk of Underwood trying to holler at Tia Booth from Arie’s season of The Bachelor on Instagram, so there’s that.

Players …

Take a look at the rest of the guys vying for her above and see what you think. There are some interesting characters for sure.

Spoilers aside, do you think Becca picked a good final four? Will she make it to the altar? What epic twists await this season?

All we can do is stay tuned.


Mackenzie Standifer: Pregnancy Details FINALLY Revealed!

Last month, the world learned that Mackenzie Standifer is pregnant with her first child.

Shortly after the news went public, however, Ryan Edwards' wife watched her world fall apart before her eyes.

For starters, Edwards was arrested just days after the announcement.

Less than 24 hours after that shocking development, several media outlets reported that Ryan had been caught cheating on Mackenzie using the dating app Tinder.

Through it all, however, Mackenzie has stood by her man, and sources say she's thrilled to share her latest pregnancy update with fans:

1. Before the Fall

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In the weeks leading up to Mackenzie’s pregnancy announcement, she and Ryan seemed to be doing quite well. Now, it appears that was all a charade.

2. A Rapid Decline

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Ryan and Mackenzie overcame a great deal to get to that good place, and sadly, it all came tumbling down within days of her big announcement. And the downfall started with some shocking news…

3. Ryan’s Deception

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In March, Ryan was arrested for a probation violation that stemmed from an earlier arrest for heroin possession. Somehow, Edwards had managed to keep that first brush with the law a secret.

4. Standifer Stands By Her Man

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Mackenzie went to bat for Ryan after his arrest, telling at least one media outlet that he had not committed any new crimes and merely needed to be booked for his earlier charges.

5. Tinder Surprise

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But even the ever-loyal Mackenzie must have found herself experiencing some doubts about her marriage when it was revealed that Ryan had contacted at least three different women using the dating app Tinder. He used his actual photo for his profile, but made up a fake bio.

6. Pressing On…

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But despite rumors to the contrary, it seems Mackenzie has no intention of divorcing Ryan. And today, the troubled couple revealed to their loved ones not only the baby’s gender, but also the unusual name they’ve picked out.

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Counting On Preview: Joy-Anna Duggar’s Pregnancy Fears Revealed

It's been less than one month since the latest Counting On season finale left fans clamoring for more of the TV's favorite fundamentalists.

Fortunately, the Duggar faithful won't have to wait very long for another round of pregnancies, courtships, and bizarrely specific dress codes

So what's in store for Jill, Jessa, Jinger, and the rest of the J-squad this time around?

Well, while most reality shows begin to show signs of age when they've been on as long as the Duggars have, there's certainly no shortage of drama in Tontitown.

The exact release date has yet to be announced, but TLC has confirmed that Counting On will be back sometime this summer.

And a new preview for the upcoming slate of episodes reminds us that as more of Jim Bob and Michelle's children enter adulthood, change is now the only constant in the Duggar family. 

The upcoming season will address such matters as the pregnancy of Joseph Duggar's wife and the courtship between Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson.

But it's the scenes focusing on Joy-Anna Duggar that have really captured the interest of fans.

As you've likely heard, Joy-Anna welcomed her first child back in February, but because of production lag times, the final months of her pregnancy will be featured on the upcoming season.

And it looks as though there were some frightening complications that are just now being revealed to the public.

Check out the preview below to see what's in store and watch Counting On online to get caught up in time for the summer premiere


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Khloe Kardashian Baby Name: Revealed! Only Sort of Weird!

Khloe Kardashian has confirmed the name of her daughter.

And it’s sort of impossible not to note the irony of the unique moniker.

In her first public statement since giving birth on April 12, Khloe has taken to Instagram and announced that she and Tristan Thompson have named their child True.

True Thompson, to be exact.

We don’t yet know if there’s a middle name or not.

But this is what we do know:

Recent video footage has surfaced that makes it very apparent that Thompson cheated on Khloe on multiple occasions throughout her pregnancy.

Hence the aforementioned irony of the name True, considering how Tristan has been anything but true to his long-time girlfriend and baby mama.

In her caption revealing her kid’s name, however, Khloe makes no mention of this scandal.

She sounds very much like an excited and proud mother and girlfriend, writing as a caption to the photo below:

Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE.

Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True!

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There are many ways to react to this message, of course.

The first is that Khloe often uses the pronoun “we,” while also openly referring to Thompson as True’s “Daddy.”

This is literally accurate — but it raises the question of whether or not Khloe has truly forgiven Tristan and whether she will remain in Cleveland to raise their child.

We’ve read contrasting reports on the topic.

Some sources out there claim Khloe is committed to co-parenting with Thompson and will give him at least one more opportunity to prove that is NOT just a giant, lying douche canoe/

Other sources, however, allege that Khloe is just waiting until she is feeling better to hop on a jet… take off for Los Angeles… and leave Thompson far behind.

Neither Kardashian nor Thompson have commented on any of these reports, though.

For those who were without an Internet connection over the past week:

TMZ and The Daily Mail each posted different, damning footage of Thompson a few days ago.

The latter website published surveillance video from the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City that featured Thompson walking into the building around 5 a.m. on Sunday, April 1.

He was accompanied by a woman that witnesses say he had been all over at a club earlier in the evening.

The former website, meanwhile, made public a surveillance video from October that depicted Thompson kissing one woman and being fondled by another woman.

As you can see below, the evidence of Thompson’s infidelity seems overwhelming:

Khloe is supposedly being told to dump Thompson as quickly as she can, but it isn’t that easy.

The day after news of Tristan’s dishonesty went viral, Khloe went into labor!

Then she had a baby!

A baby we now know is named True and whose last name we now know is the very same as the man who has been cheating on Kardashian.

What a mess.

We feel awful for Khloe.

We have no idea what we’d do in her shoes.

But that’s a debate for another time.

The only thing that matters for the purpose of this post is the following simple question:


After you vote in this above poll, scroll down to compare the name “True” to other Kardashian-Jenner first names.

Where does it rank?!?


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry First Date Details… REVEALED!

We know where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be on May 19, 2018:

Exchanging vows and saliva inside of St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, as the Royal Lovebirds get married in front of pretty much the entire free world.

But where were Meghan Markle and Prince Harry about two years prior to this historic date and occasion?

What evening out led to a love story for the ages that is set to culminate with a wedding ceremony guaranteed to move a nation to tears?

This is just one of the question laid out and then answered in Andrew Morton’s new book, “Meghan: A Hollywood Princess,” which purports to tell the true tale of how Markle won over Harry and, by extension, the planet.

According to an excerpt from the book, published by Australia, the actress met the prince in 2016 when she was in London to promote her USA Network series, Suits.

It’s very likely, Morton surmises, that Violet von Westenholz – a public relations maven at Ralph Lauren – played the role of matchmaker, considering her dad is friends with Prince Charles and that she worked closely with Markle on occasion.

After being set up with Harry, Markle allegedly expressed her shock and enthusiasm to agent Gina Nelthorpe-Cowne.

“[She] told me, ‘I’m going on a date tonight… With Prince Harry!’… She whispered it so quietly I had to ask her to repeat it,” Nelthorpe-Cowne said previously to the Daily Mail, adding:

“I couldn’t believe what I was hearing but I think she could barely believe it either. We were both extremely excited.”

As for the date itself and its aftermath?

This is what Morton claims to know about it:

– Markus Anderson, the brand ambassador for the Soho House in London, arranged for Meghan and Harry to have a private room at the famous restaurant.

– After it ended, “[Meghan] was telling me what a great guy he was,” Nelthorpe-Cowne has said. “When I asked if she would see him again she said: ‘Well, it looks like it.'”

– The stars saw each other two or three more times before Markle returned to Toronto to finish filming Suits.

– After that, Harry invited Markle to an African safari in Botswana.

This is reportedly when the romance was taken to a new level.

It’s one thing to have a few drinks, and maybe some sex, while in the same city of London.

But Botswana marked a legitimate vacation for the burgeoning couple, a chance for them to see if the relationship was more than just a fun fling.

Nelthorpe-Cowne, says she thinks this time in Botswana really brought the pair closer together and that Markle was talking about “the future” and “changing the world” with Harry when she returned.

Lo and behold… this is exactly what has transpired!

Harry and Markle have battled through nude photo scandals and the kinds of issues that would have brought them down in the past.

For example: she is divorced, American AND of mixed heritage.

But still: the stars have the blessing of Harry’s family and of Kesington Palace.

“Meghan is going to be a force,” a Royal insider recently told People Magazine of her influence on Harry, adding:

“She will help him really define his role and relate to the public in a way that he wouldn’t have been able to do before. It was worth the wait.”

We’ll say!

We can’t wait to see these two kids become husband and wife!


Dancing with the Stars Athletes Season: Cast Revealed!

It seems like an athlete wins nearly every season of Dancing with the Stars, doesn't it?

Looking ahead to Season 26, however, we can say with absolute certainty:

An athlete WILL win Dancing with the Stars.

This is because the ABC competition will air a special four-week event in which only current and former athletes compete.

Pretty cool concept, right?

With the exception of the inclusion of a certain disgraced figure skater who almost definitely played a role in assaulting her main rival at the Olympics back in the 1990s.

Who are we talking about?

Who are the players set to take Dancing with the Stars field next season? Scroll down. Find out!

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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The NBA’s all-time leading scorer will be paid with Lindsay Arnold as he attempts to dunk all over the competition.

2. Johnny Damon

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Teamed with Emma Slater, the speedy ex-centerfielder will hope to run (and dance!) circles around all his ballroom foes.

3. Tonya Harding

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Tonya Harding is going from the ice to the dance floor… and all other athletes would be well served to don knee braces all season long.

4. Adam Rippon

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Adam Rippon will partner with Jenna Johnson as one of the only ice skater on Season 26 who did NOT try to take out a rival via physical assault.

5. Josh Norman

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The NFL cornerback will have Sharna Burgess by his side when he tries to intercept the chances of anyone else to win this season.

6. Mirai Nagasu

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We know Mirai Nagasu can do a triple lutz. But will she and Allen Bersten twirl their way to the Mirrorball Trophy?

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Kailyn Lowry: Her Raciest Photos Revealed!

Kailyn Lowry is many things to many people.

She's a mom, a reality star, a podcast host, a best-selling author, and a social media juggernaut whose following numbers in the millions.

With so many responsibilities, it's easy to forget that Kailyn is just 26 years old.

And like many people her age, Kail enjoys posting her most flattering photos on social media.

The pics are sure to elicit envy in many not only because of Lowry's impeccable physical condition, but also because of her many exotic vacations.

Hey, the woman works hard for both – and we're just happy to live vicariously through her Instagram page:

1. Kail on the Beach

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Kail enjoys sharing pics from her many beach vacations. And of course, her fans enjoy looking at them. Whether that’s because of the scenery or because of Kail herself is up for debate.

2. Kail in the Ocean

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Kail keeps delivering vacation realness, and for that, we thank her.

3. Teen Mom Twinsies

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Kail recently took a trip with her Teen Mom 2 co-star Leah Messer. Naturally, both ladies rocked bikinis on the beach.

4. Hanging Loose In Hawaii

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Lowry and Messer enjoyed some time together in Hawaii. The longtime friends are so close that some fans mistakenly believe they’re romantically incolved.

5. The Beach Party Continues

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Like we said, Kail and Leah posted a LOT of pics from their trip. And these are certainly the most revealing photos Lowry has posted in the past few weeks.

6. Mermaids

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But Kail’s courage in front of the camera goes well beyond bikini pics with her bestie. Ladies and gentlemen, we give to you…

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