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Joanne Borgella, Former 'American Idol' Contestant,' Dead at 32

Billboard - 18 Oct 2014
"With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne. On Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:45AM, Joanne Borgella Ramirez was called by the Lord to heaven," the post reads. "At an early age, Joanne made a choice to ...
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'American Idol' Contestant Joanne Borgella Dies at 32

ABC News - 20 Oct 2014
Borgella's family posted the news to her Facebook page on Saturday. "With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne," the message read wrote. "On Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:45AM, Joanne Borgella ...
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'American Idol' Contestant Joanne Borgella Dead At 32 - 19 Oct 2014
Singer/songwriter Joanne Borgella, who competed on the seventh season of American Idol and made it to the Top 12 of that season's female finalists, died Saturday after a yearlong battle with endometrial cancer. She was 32. Her run on American Idol wasn ...
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Joanne Borgella Dead: American Idol Alum Dies at 32

Us Magazine - 19 Oct 2014
American Idol season 7 alum Joanne Borgella has died at the age of 32 after a long fight with a rare case of endometrial cancer. Her family announced the news via her official Facebook page on Saturday, Oct. 18. PHOTOS: Stars gone too soon. "To God be ...
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'American Idol' Alum Joanne Borgella Reveals Battle with Cancer

Atlanta Black Star - 15 Oct 2013
Joanne Borgella, a top 24 contestant from the seventh season of “American Idol,“ revealed she's battling cancer. Borgella, who's also a Wilhemina model, shared the news with her Facebook friends and fans via a short clip showing her in the hospital ...
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'Curvy Girl' Joanne Borgella Launches Plus Size Clothing Line

Daily Venus Diva Magazine - 17 Jul 2013
Curvy Girl & model Joanne Borgella is the latest plus size fashion designer to come onto the scene. Created with her mother, Paule Daniel Ford Borgella, Joanne Borgella New York gives plus size women the opportunity to look chic and gorgeous wherever ...
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'American Idol' Finalist Rickey E. Smith Killed in Car Crash

Extra (blog) - 06 May 2016
The singer was involved in a head-on collision on I-240 in Oklahoma at 3 a.m. Friday, reports the Associated Press. Gerardo Cerda Jr., 27, was allegedly driving a pickup truck westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-240 when he slammed into Smith head-on.
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American Idol Alum Joanne Borgella Updates Fans on Cancer Battle

American Idol Net - 08 Jan 2014
A couple of months ago, we brought you the news that former American Idol season 7 alum, fashion designer, and plus size model Joanne Borgella was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Joanne recorded a video announcing the news and posted it on her ...
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'American Idol' finalist Michael Johns dead at 35

CNN - 03 Aug 2014
A one-time "American Idol" finalist has died, the show's official Facebook page announced. "Michael Johns was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by the news of his passing," a joint statement from Fox, FremantleMedia North America and 19 ...
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In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2014

Just Jared - 28 Dec 2014
As 2014 draws to a close, we'd like to take some time to remember the celebrities that passed away this past year. There have been several shocking deaths this year from stars who were taken from us way too soon, such as Robin Williams, Philip Seymour ...
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Ashley Sawyer, who appeared on 'Catfish,' dies at 23

CNN - 03 May 2016
(CNN) Ashley Sawyer, who appeared on MTV's hit reality show "Catfish" in 2013, died Saturday in Hoover, Alabama, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. She was 23. Authorities told CNN members of the Hoover Police Department responded ...
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The Winter 2011 Rock It and Wrap It Up Benefit Party - 19 Dec 2011
Live performances were presented by California, Joanne Borgella from "American Idol Season 7, J Randy, Ed Bennett ( VH1 Founder and former MTV CEO) and more. Founder Syd Mandelbaum took to the stage to educate guests on what the charity needed ...

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