Entertainment John Stamos Shares Final Video He Received From ‘Good Buddy’ Taylor Hawkins
Richard Marx Says He 'Just Recorded' with Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins: 'Can't Even Process This'
Singer-songwriter Richard Marx tweeted that he was “completely gutted” following the announcement of Taylor Hawkins’ death on FridayRichard Marx says he was shocked by the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins.
A fond memory.shared the final video he received from before his sudden death while on tour in South America.
“Hey kiddos. I guess you guys are hanging out with Stamos today,” the Foo Fighters drummer said in the video, which, 58, shared via on Tuesday, March 29. “Stamos is a good buddy of mine. He’s a good guy. I like him a lot, he’s a good drummer and he’s just a great dude, all that stuff. But I’m a little upset with him, actually.”
Ringo Starr, Finneas, Billy Idol and More Mourn the Loss of Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins: 'So Tragic'
The band announced Taylor Hawkins’ death in a statement on Twitter, writing that they are “devastated by the tragic and untimely loss”Musicians and celebrities are paying tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, whose death was announced Friday by the band.
Hawkins then joked that he was supposed tothat featured Stamos showing off his stick flipping skills with a knitting needle.
“Originally, that was mine,” the musician says with a smile. “But they decided to go with Stamos because he’s better looking.” Hawkins concluded the clip by asserting that he was “the best stick flipper around,” with Motley Crüe’sand Stamos as the second and third best.
The Grandfathered alum agreed with his friend’s ranking, writing: “Yes, Taylor you are the best stick flipper and I miss you pal!”
at 50 on Friday, March 25, by members of his band. “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” they wrote in a statement at the time. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this unimaginably difficult time.”
Taylor Hawkins Was Suffering from Chest Pains at Hotel Before Sudden Death, per Colombia Health Officials
An ambulance was reportedly called to a hotel in Chapinero in Bogotá on Friday to assist with a patient, believed to be Hawkins, according to a statement from the city's health secretaryFoo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins was allegedly suffering from chest pains prior to his death at age 50.
The Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders frontman — who is survived by his wife, Alison Hawkins, and— was on tour with the group in Bogotá, Colombia. shortly before his death and an ambulance was dispatched to his hotel, where the songwriter was found unresponsive. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful and .
Two days after his untimely death, Colombian authorities revealed in a statement that a preliminary toxicology test revealedin Hawkins’ system, including marijuana, tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids. An investigation is still underway.
In the hours following the announcement of his death, stars who knew Hawkins‘s talent and spirit, including Stamos himself. “This was Taylor Hawkins’ last text to me,” he wrote via on Saturday, March 26. “‘Ya We’ve yet to fully have a hang -Got a put that s–t together before we die.’ Wise words from my friend- put that s–t together!”
Taylor Hawkins Fulfilled A 9-Year-Old Drummer’s Dream Days Before His Death
Days before Taylor Hawkins died, the Foo Fighters musician made a little girl’s dream come true. Nine-year-old drummer Emma Sofía, who considered Hawkins her hero, was supposed to attend the band’s concert at the Asunciónico Festival in Paraguay until it got canceled due to severe weather. But that didn’t stop the young local artist from achieving her mission to meet the Foo Fighters. Sofía's parents, who had boughten her tickets to the festival, headed to a sidewalk outside the hotel where Hawkins and his fellow bandmates were staying to set up her drum kit.
The Beach Boys drummer added: “I’m so f–king sad..”
On Tuesday, March 29, the Foo Fighters — whose members include, — canceled their upcoming tour dates in the wake of Hawkins’ death. “It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins,” the band said in a statement shared via their official Twitter account. “We’re sorry for and share in the disappointment that we won’t be seeing one another as planned. Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, to her, to pull our loved ones close, and to appreciate all the music and memories we’ve made together.”
‘SNL’ Pays Tribute To Late Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins .
As tonight’s edition of Weekend Update came to an end, Saturday Night Live paid tribute to Taylor Hawkins, the longtime Foo Fighters drummer who was found dead in a hotel room in Bogota, Colombia on March 25, aged 50. While 10 substances were found in his system at time of death according to a “forensic medical study,” including THC, tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids, an official cause of death has not yet been disclosed. Hawkins joined the Foo Fighters in 1997 and played drums on each of their albums, starting with 1999’s There Is Nothing Left To Lose, also contributing vocals and additional instrumentation.