Jeanne Cooper: Recently Dead

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Soap opera legend Jeanne Cooper, who for nearly four decades played grande dame Katherine Chancellor on The Young and the Restless, died this morning after "a long uphill battle for an undisclosed illness," according to her son, actor Corbin Bernsen. She was 84. Cooper joined the soap opera six months after it debuted in March 1973, and eventually ... See the Rest

Snap!: Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato uses a cane as she attends the Sony BRIT Awards after party at the ARts Club in London

I love this pic of Demi Lovato hobbling into the Sony BRIT Awards after-party on a cane. No idea if she broke her foot or stubbed her toe or has Avian Bone Syndrome, I just like that she looks every inch the society grande dame. Like Brooke Astor near the end. Or Nancy Reagan. So chic the way she clutches on to her handler. I've said it before ... See the Rest

Brooke Astor’s Belongings Up for Auction

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Eight hundred personal items belonging to the late philanthropist will be up for auction at Sotheby's this September. According to the Daily Mail, "it will include pieces of precious jewelery and a vast array of furniture with an estimated total worth of $5million" (which sounds like they're lowballing it to me). I'm bidding on the oft-worn emerald ... See the Rest