The announcement of his disappearance caused a huge shock among his fans. Actress Tawny Kitaen died this Friday, May 7 at the age of 59. The Orange County, California district attorney’s office explained that she died at her home in Newport Beach. For the moment, the causes of his disappearance have not yet been revealed. The day after the tragedy, her children took to her Instagram account to publish a sad statement. “We just want to thank all of you, her fans and friends, for always showing her such support and love. You gave her life every day. We miss her and love her. We know her legacy will live on forever, ”Wynter and Raine wrote, against a black background. Born in San Diego, Tawny Kitaen began her career in 1983 with a role in the TV movie Malibu.
She also posed for the cover of RATT’s 1984 debut studio album, Out of the Cellar. The actress continued to play in several videos for the group Whitesnake, including “Is This Love” in three years later and “The Deeper the Love” in 1989. It is also with the hard rock singer that she s ‘is married for the first time. On the announcement of his death, David Coverdale posted a sad message on his Twitter account. “I just woke up to very sad and unexpected news … my sincere condolences to her children, her family, her friends and her fans”, wrote the one whose actress had divorced in 1991. Subsequently, she has chained the roles: in particular that of the girlfriend of Tom Hanks in The Palace in delirium. But we’ve also seen her on Witchboard and on TV in Santa Barbara, Seinfield and CSI, more recently.
Reality TV, drug addiction … his last complicated years
In recent years, Kitaen Kitaen has appeared on several reality shows, including The Surreal Life, Surgery at Any Cost and a season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. For decades, the actress has long struggled with drug addiction and had several run-ins with the law, including one charge of possession of cocaine in 2006 and driving under the influence in 2009. “It was a joy to work with. her. She always did interviews on various podcasts and radio shows, and loved to share the stories of her life. I will miss her, “reacted her agent. She leaves behind grieving fans and two children, Wynter (28) and Raine (22), born from her marriage to baseball player Chuck Finley.
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