The past two days haven’t been kind to celebrities. Gerald Ford passed away, as did the Godfather of Soul, James Brown.
I know this is kind of stupid, but whenever I hear of something bad happening on a holiday, I always think of the Phoebe Cates character from Gremlins. In the movie, she hates Christmas because when she was a little girl her father dressed up as Santa and tried to climb down the chimney to surprise her. Unfortunately, he became stuck about half way down and died.
At least The Godfather and the former Prez didn’t die in a chimney. That’s a sure way to ruin Christmas forever.