Top Ten Deaths You Didn't See Coming

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1 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

I agree with this in every way possible. At age 50 (going on 51) he was in fine condition. Then came the news that Jackson was intoxicated by his personal physician (Conrad Murray), which pretty much none of us saw coming. - NickLancer

Good man died too early. - Frodomar49

This list sounds too much like a Watchmojo one. - DapperPickle

I swear I didn't plagiarise I was on the couch thinking what my next list should be and this popped in my head so I went on saddest celebrity deaths on TheTopTens and then I looked up how old everyone was and how they died and that is how I made this list. - Thecyanryan

2 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.

Was I the only one who saw his death was going to come? Seriously? He was always depressed! Suicide was obviously going to come! Yeah, it's very saddening, but this is a list of celebrity deaths YOU DIDN'T SEE COMING! You don't need to be a psychologist to realize that depressed people can commit suicide! - LemonComputer

From out of the blue, RIP (really thought he'd B #1) - SnerpDoge

3 Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and humorist. She was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series.

This was expected because of her health problems before it - Martinglez

I saw this coming from a mile away - MegaSoulhero

4 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury was born in Zanzibar and later became a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer he has been in 3 other ...read more.

It was widely known that he was recklessly promiscuous. This was not hard to predict.

I'm sure he had aids right? - OnionLists

Correct but he didn't publicly announce till either a day or hours before his death I forgot - Thecyanryan

5 Robin Williams Robin Williams Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.

His was very sad. - clusium

He died on my 13th birthday. I loved him in Aladdin. - KianaLexi

Sad - Peeledbanana

6 Princess Diana Princess Diana Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.
7 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
8 Steve Irwin Steve Irwin Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist.

Are ya kidding'? This guy was reckless. He took so many unnecessary risks, it was surprising it took as long as it did. Was ironic the way it happened, though.

9 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.

His music was fantastic! It's very sad that he's gone.

10 Eddie Guerrero Eddie Guerrero Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler and a member of the Guerrero wrestling family.

He was only 38 years old and he had a heart attack.
R.I.P. Eddie - drewisaboss44

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11 Dimebag Darrell Dimebag Darrell Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul. Abbott died in 2004 after he was shot by a mentally unstable fan.

Think this should be number one due to the fact it was a concert - Gruunge

He was shot while performing, onstage. - Metal_Treasure

RIP the coolest guy ever - EliHbk

12 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.

He was pretty old and I knew he would pass soon, but when it did happen, I was still in disbelief. - naFrovivuS

13 Corey Haim Corey Haim Corey Haim was born on December 23 1971, in Toronto Ontario. He grew up in the Toronto suburbs of Thornhill and Willowdale, and attended such schools as Pineway Public School, Baythorn Public School, German Mills Public School, and Zion Heights Junior High School. ...read more.
14 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.

I don't know her but she's only a kid so.. - LemonComputer

I don't know her but she's a kid.. - LemonComputer

I don't know her but she's a kid. - LemonComputer

Wayyy to young to die! - clusium

15 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.
16 Jim Morrison Jim Morrison James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.

Not unexpected at all. As a charter member of the "27 Club", it's a miracle he lived as long as he did.

17 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.
18 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.
19 Christina Grimmie Christina Grimmie Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians . She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.
20 Glen Campbell Glen Campbell

I saw it coming he was in the last stages of Alzheimer disease R.I.P. The rhinestone cowboy August 8 2017 - Thecyanryan

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