Celebrities play a major role in day-to-day life through media. From waking up to going to bed,they are in the form of songs, inspirational figures, and entertainment. 

Have you ever felt why do we grieve for celebrities? Although we don’t know these celebrities personally, their work definitely has the power to positively impact our memories and thoughts. When famous people pass away, often suddenly, a large portion of their followers are likewise affected by the news, along with their friends and family.

This is because of the media power that shows these personalities often via regular newsfeed, songs, and television. Let us discuss the pain point and reason for affecting celebrity deaths.

Stars we lost 

Coolio (Artis Leon Ivey Jr.) 

August 1, 1963 – September 28,2022

Rapper Coolio, whose 1995 smash song “Gangsta’s Paradise” earned him a Grammy. The star’s amazing rap songs made the fans go crazy. His loss is unexpected and there is a sudden fluctuation in media coverage. Coolio’s manager  Jarez Posey stated that it is suspected to be a cardiac arrest. He claimed that the rapper passed out suddenly while at a friend’s house. 

Louise Fletcher

July 22, 1934 – September 23, 2022

Louise Fletcher passed away on 23rd September at her home in Montdurausse, France. Her Oscar-winning portrayal of the cruel nurse ratched in the 1975 film ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ gave Hollywood one of its greatest villains of all time and gave the culture a representation of bureaucratic evil that endured so well that the character’s last name could carry a TV series 45 years later. She was 88 when dead at sleep. 

She passed away at a late age, yet her absence hurt their fans.

Robert Cormier

June 14, 1989 – Sept. 23, 2022

According to his family, actor Robert Cormier died at age 33 after a “tragic accident.” He was best known for his roles in “Heartland,” “Designated Survivor,” and “American Gods.” 

His fans could not believe his sudden absence from the world. Whenever he appears in movies or songs, their eyes would shed tears.

Marilyn Monroe

June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962

The famous singer and model died suspiciously on her bed. The reason behind her death was high intake of sleeping pills. The 36-year-old actress was found dead at Brentwood home. She made an evaluation in the 1950s and 1960s. She is well-known for comedic ‘blonde bombshell’ characters. 

This kind of suspicious death from the favorite personalities makes people think more and deep dive into the situation. 

Reason for affecting celebrity deaths

Tom Kersting, a psychologist, says that celebrities like actors, athletes, and musicians can have a lasting impact on people. Although we don’t know these celebrities directly, their work surely has the potential to positively impact our memories and thoughts.

How can we overcome

Sometimes taking time is the only medicine and the best way to overcome depression. Another medicine is to talk with individuals who can relate your pain and lose. On a positive note, let the prayers shower on the celebrity’s loved ones.