Kristoff-St-John-Dead
Actor Kristoff St. John attends the CBS Daytime Emmy after party at The Hollywood Athletic Club on April 26, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

Kristoff St. John, Star Of 'Young And The Restless,' Dies At 52

The actor was found dead inside his home on Sunday (Feb. 3). 

Kristoff St. John, known for his role as Neil Winters on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young & the Restless, has died.

Confirmed by his attorney Mark Geragos, TMZ reported Monday (Jan. 4) the actor was found dead in his home in San Fernando Valley, Calif. Paramedics declared the actor dead on the scene. While the cause of death is unknown, sources claim alcohol reportedly played a role in his passing.

St. John has been a part of the Soaps family for nearly 30 years. His role as Winters earned him a record 10 NAACP Image Awards and nine Daytime Emmy nominations.

Kristoff is survived by his ex-wife and boxer Mia St. John. The couple lost their son Julian St. John in 2014 to suicide.

Mia reportedly reacted to Kristoff's death by blaming the hospital for her husband's death. "THAT HOSPITAL KILLED OUR SON @TheArtofJulian THEN MY HUSBAND @kristoffstjohn1. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED! THEY KILLED MY FAMILY," she posted in a now-deleted social post.

The actor and philanthropist was 52.

Fans and colleagues have reacted to the news on social media.

https://twitter.com/YNB/status/1092421173936148481

Story developing... 

From the Web

More on Vibe

Winston Duke photographed on March 18, 2018 in New York City by Stacy-Ann Ellis.

Winston Duke: Photos From The VIBE Cover Shoot

Winston Duke talks his role in Us, his "Trinbagonian" roots and his journey in Hollywood.

Enjoy photos from the shoot below.

Continue Reading
Getty Images

Barack And Michelle Obama Congratulate Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez On Engagement

The news of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's recent engagement has received some serious love from the former POTUS and FLOTUS.

Taking to Twitter to post the presidential sincerity, A-Rod showed off the handwritten note from Michelle and Barack Obama. “This means the world to us. #44," the engaged couple captioned the image. The note also offered marital advice to the couple.

“Jennifer & Alex -- Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement. After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better. All the best, Barack Obama.”

This means the world to us. #44 pic.twitter.com/TyIQTMAOpW

— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) March 22, 2019

3.9.19✨♥️

A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:21am PDT

Earlier this month (March 9), Rodriguez proposed to Lopez with a diamond ring reportedly worth more than a million dollars. The pair dated for two years.

Continue Reading
Kylie Jenner attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Kylie Jenner Doubles Down On Being Crowned A "Self Made" Billionaire

The premise of "self-made" and its interpretation when it comes to privileged celebrities has been a huge debate. When Kylie Jenner was named Forbes' youngest self-made billionaire, debates were raised due to her timeline in the limelight and her wealthy family. The 21-year-old defended her title, explaining how she doesn't fall into any ofter category.

"There’s really no other word to use other than self-made because that is the truth," she said in Q&A with Interview Magazine's German edition. "That is the category that I fall under," she started.

She acknowledged how her fan base equated to her success but refuted claims that she used her family's money to jump-start her wildly successful Kylie Cosmetics line.

"Although, I am a special case because before I started Kylie Cosmetics, I had a huge platform and lots of fans. I did not get money from my parents past the age of 15. I used 100 percent of my own money to start the company, not a dime in my bank account is inherited… and I am very proud of that."

Earlier this month (March 5) the mother-of-one officially surpassed Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest person to reach billionaire status, when Kylie Cosmetics hit a billion dollars in revenue.

Continue Reading

Top Stories