So sad. Casey Kasem, a legendary radio DJ who hosted beloved shows like ‘American Top 40,’ passed away on June 15. He was 82 years old.
From being the voice of Shaggy in Scooby-Doo to founding and hosting famous radio show American Top 40, Casey Kasem‘s voice was beloved by millions of fans. After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, Casey passed away at the age of 82.
How very sad. After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and various other health problems, 82-year-old radio legend Casey Kasem is being taken off life support, according to a new report.
For years now, Casey Kasem‘s family has been in turmoil about the American DJ legend’s healthcare and support. Casey’s wife of 34 years, Jean Kasem, and Casey’s children have been in a legal battle over where and how Casey should receive healthcare. Casey’s daughter Kerri Kasem was awarded conservatorship of her father on May 12 — and now she and Casey’s other children have made a VERY tough decision about their father’s health.
Iconic radio DJ Casey Kasem was hospitalized in Washington on June 1 in the midst of a bizarre family argument in which is wife, Jean Kasem, threw raw hamburger meat at their daughter, Kerri Kasem.
In your sad and strange news of the day, Casey Kasem, 82, was hospitalized in Washington on June 1 after his daughter, Kerri Kasem, arrived at the house he was staying with an ambulance and paramedics in tow because she feared that her father’s health was declining even further. In a bizarre twist, her stepmother Jean Kasem, would not allow Kerri into the house and even threw raw hamburger meat at her!
Where in the world is Casey Kasem? Though a judge ruled in favor of the legendary DJ’s daughter and named her his temporary conservator, he also expressed serious concern regarding Casey’s whereabouts. And with no sign of Casey anywhere, the judge ordered an investigation to find him and reunite him with his daughter.
Casey Kasem‘s children and wife, Jean Kasem, have been in a years-long legal battle over who should be taking care of him as he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. The children, daughter Kerri Kasem specifically, earned a huge victory on May 12 when a judge named her his conservator in favor over his wife, but there is a much more pressing matter at hand. A question that no one currently has an answer to: Where is Casey Kasem?