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A wave of shock hit the fashion world on Tuesday after news broke that famed designer Kate Spade was found dead, hanging from a door in her New York City apartment.

Spade did leave a suicide note, but it has yet to be revealed to the public. She was 55 years old.

Take a look back a more stars we lost way too soon!

Gone WAY Too Soon: 10 Celebs We’ve Lost To Suicide  was originally published on

1. Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius

The conductor of the Soul Train ended his life in 2012 with a gunshot to the head.

2. Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Everyone was shocked when news broke that the acting legend took his own life in 2014 by hanging.

3. Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young

The “Famous Jett Jackson” committed suicide in 2013 with a gunshot to the head.

4. Simone Battle

Simone Battle

The actor star reportedly hanged herself because she was depressed over money.

5. Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez

In 2017, the former New England Patriot was found hanging in his prison cell after just days after being found not guilty of murdering two men in Boston.

6. Chris Lighty

Chris Lighty

In 2012, the popular Hip Hop manager shot himself in the head.

7. Avicii

The famed producer committed suicide in 2018 by cutting himself with a shard of glass from a broken wine bottle.

8. Alexander McQueen

The world’s favorite high fashion designer apparently lost his will to live after his mother died, so he ingested a cocktail of prescription meds and cocaine and then hanging himself.

9. Freddy E.

The Seattle rapper and Youtube star died from a self-inflicted rifle wound to the head just a day after posting a cryptic note on Twitter, saying, “If there’s a God then He’s calling me back home. This barrel never felt so good next to my dome. It’s cold & I’d rather die than live alone.”

10. Kate Spade

The famed designer was found hanging from a red scarf on a bedroom door at her NYC apartment in June 2018.