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Beauty queen Zoe Sozo Bethel dies from injuries sustained in accident

A young beauty queen, brand ambassador and social-political commentator has died eight days after suffering severe head and neck injuries in an accident, her heartbroken family announced.

Zoe Sozo Bethel, Miss Alabama for America Strong 2021, was 27.

“On Friday, February 18, 2022, at approximately 5:30AM Eastern time in Miami, Florida, our beloved Zoe Sozo Bethel passed from this life into the next as a result of succumbing to her injuries,” her family wrote on her Instagram account. “Zoe touched the hearts of many people and was actively affiliated with several organizations and groups.”

Besides her pageant title, Bethel was a political commentator for conservative media network RSBN, as well as a brand ambassador for Turning Point USA, and Liberty University’s Falkirk Center, a nonprofit organization aiming to infuse American politics and culture with “Christian principles.” She was also a spokeswoman for Students for Life and affiliated with Project Veritas,

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King of Bollywood disco dies at 69

Bappi Lahiri at his Juhu residence.

Bappi Lahiri at his Juhu residence.

Indian music composer Bappi Lahiri, who was known for his groovy disco tunes and eye-catching fashion style, has died at the age of 69.

Details of his death were still unclear – he had recovered from Covid in April last year.

In September, he said he was “doing well” and that it was “disheartening” to learn that there were rumours circulating about his health.

He died in a hospital in Mumbai city on Wednesday.

Fondly known as “Bappi Da”, Lahiri composed songs for several hit movies such as Disco Dancer, Himmatwala, Sharaabi, Adventures of Tarzan, Dance Dance, Satyamev Jayate, Shola Aur Shabnam, among others.

But often, the most striking characteristic about Lahiri was his ornamental bling.

Always seen sporting gleaming gold chains and bracelets, he was a style icon for many. His flashy velvet jackets and sequinned robes were also a trademark style.

In

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Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies

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FILE – French fashion designer Thierry Mugler on the catwalk with unidentified models after the presentation of his 1998-99 fall-winter ready-to-wear collection presented in Paris on March 15, 1998. French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73. A post all in black on his official Instagram account said he died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022 and “May his soul Rest In Peace.” It did not give a cause of death. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)

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French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73.

He died Sunday, his official Instagram account said. “May his soul Rest In Peace,” it said in a post that was all black with no image. It did

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Andre Leon Talley, Vogue Editor and Fashion Legend, Dies at 73

Roy Rochlin/Getty for Tribeca Film Festival

Roy Rochlin/Getty for Tribeca Film Festival

Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley has died at 73.

Talley died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, according to TMZ. A cause of death has not been revealed.

Often clad in giant, flowing robes, Talley was a towering figure—he stood six feet six inches tall—in the heyday of America’s most prominent fashion magazine, Vogue. Talley headed the glossy publication’s fashion news division from 1983 to 1987, became the its creative director in 1988, and then moved on to the role of editor-at-large, which he held until 2013. He continued to contribute to the magazine afterward.

Born in 1948 in North Carolina, he attributed his sense of style and eye for fashion to the churches he attended growing up with his grandmother, who raised him after his parents left. It was there around age 9 that he first found Vogue at

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