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Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh died from 'inhalation of chloroethane' aged 41
Darius Campbell Danesh died from "inhalation of chloroethane", the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed.The singer and actor was found dead in his US apartment, in Rochester, Minnesota, last month at the age of 41.Autopsy documents obtained by the PA news agency listed “toxic effects of chloroethane” as well as "suffocation" as having contributed to his death.READ MORE: Darius Campbell Danesh 'weeks away from Pop Idol comeback' before tragic death aged 41The death was ruled an accident by the medical examiner.A statement released by Darius' family previously said local police had found "no signs of intent or suspicious circumstances".The Scottish singer-songwriter appeared on the first Pop Idol, which was won by Will Young, as well as Popstars.After Pop Idol, Darius turned down Simon Cowell’s offer of a record deal and signed with producer Steve Lillywhite, whose credits include U2 and the Rolling Stones.Fellow Pop Idol contestants Will and Gareth Gates paid tribute to the singer after his death was announced, describing him as "driven, courageous and gentle".In a heartfelt tribute, Leave Right Now singer Will wrote: "For the past few days my thoughts have been with Darius’s family and will continue to be so."I found this picture a while ago taken during Pop Idol. If there was ever an example of not giving up on your dreams then Darius is top of the pile."Driven, courageous and gentle.
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Ed Sheeran announces intimate London Union Chapel charity gig
Ed Sheeran has announced an intimate one-off concert in London to raise funds for mental health support charity Shout.The ‘=’ singer-songwriter will perform at the 900-capacity Union Chapel in Islington on Tuesday, October 11 as part of the ‘Wellstock x For One Night Only’ event series.Wellstock, an initiative created by Will Young, aims “to build platform to bring mental health awareness to the fore whilst also looking at fundraising and with an overview of acceptance, validation and blowing away the shame that can attach itself to feeling anything other than happy”.Sheeran’s special acoustic show, which will kick off the series, is being put on in support of Shout, the UK’s first and only free, confidential 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.Fans’ only chance to attend the gig is by entering a charity prize draw and making a voluntary donation of £10 to the ‘For One Night Only’ fund that will be donated to Shout.You can do so by texting “ED” to 84903 (texts will be charged at your standard network rate) or visiting the official ‘FONO’ website to enter online or by post. There are 300 pairs of tickets available in total.Ed is excited to team up with @FONOevents, in partnership with @willyoung's Wellstock initiative, for a special one-off concert for mental health.Tickets can't be bought – to be there enter the charity prize draw, in aid of @GiveUsAShout https://t.co/vMu6ZMKWIl pic.twitter.com/AkBnUQLrdx— Ed Sheeran HQ (@edsheeran) August 25, 2022The money raised will enable Shout to continue to provide life-saving support to more people in distress.
Will Young - Voice - Darius Campbell Danesh - Gerard Butler gushes over 'close pal' Darius Danesh after tragic death aged 41 - dailystar.co.uk - USA
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Gerard Butler gushes over 'close pal' Darius Danesh after tragic death aged 41
Hollywood pal, 51, paid tribute to Darius, saying he was driven to “inspire others to better themselves,” as he shared a recent picture on Instagram of the pair smiling in Malibu, US.READ MORE:Will Young pays tribute to 'gentle' Pop Idol co-star Darius Campbell Danesh after deathButler, who played the Spartan king in hit film 300, wrote: “To those lucky enough to have met Darius for more than a few minutes, they were deeply moved by his infectious laugh and barely containable zest for life.“He was always armed with a smile, a booming voice, and a genuinely warm embrace that few could resist-nor would they want to!!!“He was an incredible talent, a singer whose voice touched your soul and an actor with great presence.“But, most importantly, he had the heart of a lion. It was bigger and brighter than the sun and an energy so contagious he could light up a room in seconds.”Meanwhile Will Young, who pipped Darius to a place in the finals of Pop Idol in 2002, described the singer as “driven, courageous and gentle on Instagram” as he shared a sweet picture of the pair with their arms around each other taken during the show.Young, 43, said: “For the past few days my thoughts have been with Darius’s family and will continue to be so.”“I found this picture a while ago taken during Pop Idol.
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