In the age of 24/7 news, it’s easier than ever to stay tuned to current events and the goings-on of popular celebrities. News travels like wildfire along social media platforms and television inspired by tabloids. Nevertheless, individuals still manage to slip between the cracks. With a constant stream of new celebrities being introduced, some older athletes, actors, and authors manage to escape our attention. Whether their lives have been overshadowed by breaking news or they’ve slipped into relative obscurity, here is a list of celebrities whose deaths may surprise you.
1) Zsa Zsa Gabor
For 99 years, Zsa Zsa was known as one of the most charming and compelling socialites around. Predating the Kardashians and Hiltons, she became famous for her glamour and outrageous escapades. After being crowned Miss Hungary, she emigrated to the United States in the 1940’s. There, she took on a number of acting gigs and went through nine husbands. Just short of turning 100, she suffered a heart attack in Los Angeles.