Paula Abdul and mom Lorraine in an image dated December 6, 2014

Legendary choreographer Paula Abdul is mourning the loss of her mother, Lorraine Abdul, who died suddenly at her California home on Sunday. She was 85.

The "Straight Up" singer shared the sad news of her mother's passing on on Monday, Jan. 15, writing: "EVERY MOMENT of life should be savored & treasured, whether we're alone or w/ people we love. When can you pause today to appreciate life?"

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Rapper The Game is also morning the loss of his father, George Taylor, who was found unresponsive at his California home on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Mr. Taylor died in his sleep, according to

The Game, born Jayceon Terrell Taylor, touched on his difficult relationship with his father in his music.

In his track "Bloody Moon", the 38-year-old rapped, "My father left me when I was seven, at a home/ Left me but took his chrome/ I looked up and blood was gone/ Man, f--- it, guess in the world I'm all alone."

The two had reconciled before Taylor passed.

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  • Lavender

    My condolences

  • Noirluv45

    Wow. I remember The Game's father on that Compton special he hosted. Losing a loved one is horrible, so my heart goes out to both of them. You never get over it, but you get through it.

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    God Bless them.

  • imright

    FCK The Games father hes a child molester?!??

  • shun king


  • Bam Bam Li

    Say what now???!

  • SpillyNillie


  • NeverSurprised

    RIP Mrs. Abdul and Mr. Taylor.

  • Quitedeliteful

    Nothing worse than losing a parent. It's been about seven years since I lost both my parents and I still tear up when I see mothers and daughters out shopping/eating and just spending the day together...

  • SpillyNillie

    I'm so sorry for your loss...

  • Scorpiess

    Wow. I heard Paula was hurting for money. I wonder if she'll see a change in her fortunes anytime soon ...

  • Darkandlovely617?

    Hugs to you

  • imright


  • MookieFly

    I mean...the apple doesn't fall far from the tree...the Game be pulling these lil fast young girls

  • imright

    idk why its not letting me upload this pic in the thread but....

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Hey Bew ... You do know your parents are near ... Just be open to communicating .... Going forward you may see reminders smells etc of them.... Understand in the spiritual light body .... They don't want to frighten you so they come to you in gentle ways... Dreams ... Feathers ... Numbers .... Especially numbers ... Is ancient language ... Understand you are completely surrounded by your family that have transitioned over... Now is a very pivotal time... Some people can literally see them now... Depending on how blocked you Chakras are.... Death is imminent ... Its the process of transcending into your God state ... We experience death throughout our life with relationships jobs etc and the vessel... It's all to get you to where you should be ... Your soul inheritance ... Royalty God's children ... The ability to have everlasting life ... Everyone don't get that privilege ... So please know you are surely surrounded by love.... We love you... And be open to what you see... Some beautiful things happening behind the scenes to get you there ... There is no separation between god children only blockages from seeing the the truth.. ?

  • imright

    for aome reasom im unable to post pictures from my acct..?????? i keep getting a mesg saying im not logged in...but im able to type responses ?????? jusr google The Games Father Molester

  • SandraRose

    Are you on a desktop? Did you try dragging the pic into the text box?

  • Kemi

    RIP to their loved ones ??

  • You Could Never
  • You Could Never

    In spite of infidelity, drugs and domestic violence, Game says his family stayed close until one traumatic evening. "One night, [my dad] came home from the streets," the rapper explains. "My older sister had climbed into my parents’ bed while he wasn’t there. He thought that my sister was my mom."

    An emotional Game says he was going to the bathroom in the middle of the night with a "glow worm," a type of night light for children. “I just remember seeing my dad on top of my sister and dropping that glow worm,” he says. "I felt like it hit the ground in slow motion. I just remember I ran upstairs, got in the bed, and I didn’t really know what to think of it. I knew it was wrong, but I was just 8 years old or something like that. I don’t know. I was frozen."

    G.A. recounts that night in the series too. "I just know that when I came back to my senses that I was standing next to the bed, butt-naked," he says. "I had no clothes on. I never knew where they went to, how I took them off." He later adds: "[Game] didn’t see me do anything. Just go look at the police report. I harmed no kid. I put my hands on no kid. I did what I did. I took my clothes off. … Nothing else was ever found that I was guilty of.”

    The following day, Game’s sister informed a teacher about this incident, and social services removed the children from their home. For six years, the siblings lived in foster care

  • You Could Never

    RIP to them. Hard losing a parent.

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  • BeUtFullSoul

    My deepest heartfelt condolences to both of them and their families.

  • EveryoneIsEntitledToMyOpinion

    Right. I don't know why so many people on social media are sending kind messages about him. The man raped his own daughter.

  • Bam Bam Li

    Wow....I'm speechless

  • Dahl

    Sorry for their losses. SN: they are each mini-me’s of their parents!

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  • Meme

    well I just came on to say my condolences for their loss and say how much the game resembles his dad when I skipped through the comments and came across the games father is a child molest....what? oh my goodness so I googled but instead unearthed an article about the game taking on someones daughter as his own and how creepy this was the little girl is called Maddison and he was lavishing her with gifts....don't know what to think could be totally innocent. anyway i never knew his dad was a paedo.

  • disqus_TrCUDzOzuG

    I was stunned after reading that. I never heard that before but I don't read too many blogs which may explain it.

  • SpillyNillie

    Wow...sounds so odd. So did he molest/have sex with the poor girl or was it like he said, a naked situation?

  • Quitedeliteful

    All so true... I stay in tune with the ancestors and have a sacred space in my home dedicated to them and honor them with prayers, light, etc. My mother comes to my sisters and I in dreams all of the time. I just have to remember that even though they are not physically on this plane they are and always will be with me...

  • Prettybootnikki

    I would love to learn more about this. I too loss my mom. It’s hard at times. But I do have things to happen that makes me feel like she’s still with me. My mom passed on 3/2014.
    I remember one day I was in my car and I was going through my call log trying to get ready to call someone. And I had either an incoming or outgoing call to her on my car display. Can’t recall which one it was though. So then I picked up my cell phone and was going through the call log and it did not show what I had seen on my car display. I had chills. And started thinking of her and talking in my mind. That happened I think in 2016.
    I should have took a pic and wrote the date down. But I didn’t. I miss her dearly. I’m just a little girl wishing for my mom to be here.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    She is with you....

  • You Could Never

    Nobody knows. He served time for it though

  • imright

    yes !! im surprsed at how many ppl didnt kno that. disgusting!!

  • imright

    no my phone. i did what i normally do click small box in bottom left corner, pic photo out of my camera roll & press post. but red box kept saying i wasnt logged n ???

  • imright

    yes what happened to the teenager who supposedly had his baby across the pond ??

  • pure_rachet

    It was a lie. She was stealing pregnancy pics from her mothers ig and photo shopped the dm’s

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  • Li

    Correct spelling: Mourning not morning.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Now you don't need a sacred space .... Your sacred space is within you.... Trust that ... They are right there ... Loving on you... Feel .... You may cry ... Believe it or not that's good for the purging ... As you do that release .. You may even feel them holding you... Heavens gates are open now .... They are always around ...especially when you feel down... Holding you.. You may feel like your ears pop ... Or dense presence ... But we sometimes get a little overwhelmed when we cry and assume that you may be overheating or something ... Relax when this happens and feel... And talk to them... They will answer back... In a way that want fear you... Much love bew .?