Questions Surround Luther Vandross' Death
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Photo: Getty Images. After spending two months drifting in and out of consciousness, Luther was moved to a rehabilitation facility in New Jersey. According to Mary, she had yet another premonition the Sunday before her son eventually passed away. I want him to have dinner with me. Luther Vandross performs on stage at Montreux Jazz Festival in
When Hollywood mogul Merv Griffin died on Aug. In recent years, celebrity obituaries have continued the long tradition of burying the departed closet cases in journalistically closed coffins, taking the not-so-secret truth with them to the grave. Nil nisi bonum appears to be the rule for editors, and noting that a deceased famous person was gay certainly seems to count as speaking evil. Still, these lawsuits brought out into the open, if briefly, what had long been known in Hollywood: namely, that the divorced father of one, and highly visible public escort of Eva Gabor, was also gay. Get a life!