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Celebrity News June 20th, 2016

Anton Yelchin, ‘Star Trek’ Actor, Dead At 27

Anton Yelchin, the actor known for his role as Chekov in the 2009 “Star Trek” reboot, has died. He was 27.  Yelchin’s publicist, Jennifer Allen, confirmed the news to The Huffington Post on Sunday.

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Anton Yelchin Death: Jeep Grand Cherokees Were Recalled for Rollaway Risk

Fiat Chrysler earlier this year recalled certain Jeep Grand Cherokees for their “rollaway” risk after drivers were injured when they mistakenly thought they had shifted their car to park.

Star Trek star Anton Yelchin died at his San Fernando Valley home on Saturday night when his own car pinned him to his mailbox at the bottom of a steep driveway. Yelchin was alone and, according to TMZ, the car was a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Friends found Yelchin when they went to his house after he failed to turn up to rehearsal.

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Celebrities Mourn Unexpected Loss Of Anton Yelchin On Social Media

Following the sad news of actor Anton Yelchin’s death, celebrities took to Twitter to express their condolences and pay tribute to the 27-year-old star.  Yelchin died on Sunday after he was reportedly found pinned between his car and a brick mailbox at his San Fernando Valley home.

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Thousands say farewell to Christina Grimmie

Thousands of friends and fans said farewell to “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie at services in New Jersey on Friday. Grimmie’s family received condolences for five hours before an emotional memorial service was held. The singer’s music was played and a large picture of her was displayed on an easel.

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SINGER ON MEXICAN ‘THE VOICE’ DIES IN CHICAGO AFTER SHOOTING

A Chicago singer who appeared on the Mexican version of “The Voice” in 2011 has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his birthday with friends.

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Prince’s ‘vaults of music’ may soon be released

Fans can expect to hear more of Prince’s music now that he’s dead than they did when the fuchsia-loving funkster was alive.

Charles Koppelman — who signed Prince when he was head of EMI and released the musician’s 1996 triple-album, “Emancipation” — has been appointed with L. Londell McMillan, Prince’s longtime lawyer and manager, to handle the Purple One’s entertainment assets.

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The 10 Craziest Moments From ‘Game Of Thrones: Battle Of The Bastards’

Here are the 10 craziest moments from Season 6, Episode 9:

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HART, DISICK, BROWN, CHYNA TARGETS OF NEW BLING RING?

A 2016 version of the Bling Ring may be prowling Hollywood and other areas where celebs live … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

As we reported, Kevin Hart, Chris Brown, Scott Disick and Blac Chyna are among the celebs who have been hit. Our law enforcement sources tell us, there are markers in all of the burglaries that make detectives think the crimes are related.

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IGGY AZALEA BREAKS UP WITH NICK YOUNG I Can’t Trust Him

Iggy Azalea and Nick Young are done … engagement off … broken up … for good. Iggy took to social media to announce the breakup … saying, “Unfortunately although I love Nick and have tried and tried to rebuild trust in him – It’s become apparent in the last few weeks that I’m unable to.”

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NORTH WEST, PENELOPE DISICK CASUAL MERMAID ATTIRE REQUIRED For Our Birthdays

North West’s 3rd birthday train rolled on Saturday in fancy Bel Air … and she definitely made a splash with cousin Penelope Disick who’s also celebrating a birthday soon.

Kim and Kanye threw the shindig for their daughter, continuing the Disney-themed celebration … mimicking “The Little Mermaid.” Penelope will celebrate her bday early next month and we’re told the bash was a combo for both girls.

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Kelly Ripa and hubby host star-studded grad party for son

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos threw a high-school graduation party for son Michael at ­Locanda Verde in Tribeca Thursday. Sources told Page Six the glitzy guests toasting Michael included Bravo host Andy Cohen and “Elementary” star Lucy Liu. Consuelos also joined his wife on her show, ABC’s “Live With Kelly,” on Friday to talk about the milestone.

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DJ Ruckus wants a rematch against Tyson Beckford

DJ Ruckus — who got into a street fight over his fiancée Shanina Shaik with model Tyson Beckford — wants a rematch! But this time, in a boxing ring with gloves.

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Radio star Elvis Duran is heading to your TV

It’s been 20 years since Elvis Duran segued from “the afternoon guy” on Z100 to hosting the country’s top-rated nationally syndicated morning radio show (over 10 million listeners) — while cross-pollinating to television on NBC’s “Today Show” (with his “Artist of the Month” segment) and on “Entertainment Tonight.”

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