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People News Roundup: Daryl Dragon of pop duo Captain and Tennille dies at 76; Nordstrom heir Blake Nordstrom dies at 58

Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 04-01-2019 15:06 IST

Following is a summary of current people news briefs.

Nordstrom heir Blake Nordstrom dies at 58

Nordstrom Inc said its co-president, Blake Nordstrom, passed away early Wednesday morning at the age of 58. Blake Nordstrom passed away unexpectedly, the department store chain said, less than a month after being diagnosed with lymphoma.

U.S. pro wrestling announcer, 'Mean Gene' Okerlund, dies at 76

Professional wrestling announcer Gene Okerlund, nicknamed "Mean Gene" for his verbal sparring with the gimmicky sport's muscled gladiators including Hulk Hogan and "Macho Man" Randy Savage, died on Wednesday, World Wrestling Entertainment said. He was 76. Okerlund launched his interviewing career at the American Wrestling Association in the 1970s and went on to work for the World Wrestling Federation, later renamed the WWE and World Championship Wrestling.

Kim and Kanye expecting fourth child; West repeats support for Trump

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting a fourth child - again using a surrogate, according to multiple media reports on Wednesday. Celebrity magazines Us Weekly and People quoted sources close to the couple as saying the surrogate was pregnant and expected to give birth in May.

Daryl Dragon of pop duo Captain and Tennille dies at 76

Singer and pianist Daryl Dragon, best known as "The Captain" of 1970s soft rock duo Captain and Tennille, has died at the age of 76, his publicist said on Wednesday. Dragon died of kidney failure in Prescott, Arizona, on Wednesday, publicist Harlan Boll said in a statement.

(With inputs from agencies.)