ABC News’ Phil Lipof speaks to Jem Aswad, deputy music editor at Variety, about the lives and legacies of singer Meat Loaf and comedian Louie Anderson.
Day: January 23, 2022
Meat Loaf, ‘I’d Do Anything for Love’ Singer, Dead at 74
Meat Loaf, the 74-year-old rock icon whose 1977 debut “Bat Out of Hell” became one of the best-selling albums of all time, died Thursday after a serious illness, with his family by his side. He passed away in a hospital outside Nashville, where he lived. His wife Deborah and two daughters were at his side. In a statement, the family said their “hearts are broken.” Meat Loaf also appeared in classic movies, including “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Wayne’s World” and “Fight Club.”
Meet 2 Kids Who Say They Have Psychic Abilities
At first glance, Ethan Edmondson and Kendyll McCarrick are two typical tweens, making their way through junior high. But both Ethan and Kendyll say they have psychic abilities, that allow them to see to the spirits of the dead and sense things that are not visible to the typical eye. Kendyll told Inside Edition Digital, “It’s like you’re in between worlds.” Their putative powers landed them spots on the A&E reality series, “Psychic Kids.”
Post-COVID ‘Brain Fog’ May Be Caused by Changes in Spinal Fluid
Researchers at UCSF are trying to figure out what causes brain fog for some people with long term effects of COVID-19. They just published a study that found those suffering from the condition – had abnormalities in their brain fluid. Sergio Quintana reports.
2022 Has Brought Huge Wave of Celebrity Deaths
If it seems like you’ve heard a lot of death notices about really big celebrities this year, that’s because you have. It’s not just your imagination; 2022 has been filled with the deaths of celebrities. Maybe it’s made you feel sad to see the likes of Betty White, John Madden and Sidney Poitier pass on, and you’re not alone. In just the first three weeks of 2022, icons like Bob Saget, Ronnie Spector, and Louie Anderson have all passed away, one after the other.
2 dead in Willowbrook crash
This segment aired on the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Jan. 22, 2022.
Reporter Hit By A Car Live On Air Speaks Out
Tori Yorgey was reporting live on air for NBC affiliate WSAZ in West Virginia when she was hit by a car. Her first instinct, she tells NBC News’ Kristen Dahlgren, was to reassure everyone, including the woman who hit her, that she was alright.
Bob Saget’s Widow Shares Their Last Conversation
Bob Saget’s grieving widow, Kelly Rizzo, is speaking out for the first time since he was found dead on Jan. 9. In an interview with “Good Morning America,” she shared their final conversation after a stand-up gig. “He was just on his way home or back to his hotel and just was telling me what a wonderful show he had and it was so amazing and he was happy and just loving what he did. He just said he felt like he was 26 again,” Rizzo said. Social media has also been flooded with tributes to Saget.
Disabled veteran furious after school labels military children ‘privileged’
Disabled veteran and Virginia father of four, Joe Mobley, joined ‘Fox & Friends First’ to discuss the ‘privilege bingo’ that labeled military children as ‘privileged’ at a Fairfax County school.
FAA investigating if YouTuber crashed plane for likes
The FAA and NTSB are looking into whether pilot and YouTube personality Trevor Jacob intentionally caused a plane to crash while flying over the Los Padres National Forest in California for a video.
1 hurt in Schwarzenegger crash
Gil Leyvas reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Jan. 21, 2022.