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That ’70s Show star dead at 43

Actress Lisa Robin Kelly, best known for her role as Laurie Foreman in hit TV comedy That ‘70s Show, has died in a rehab facility, at age 43.

The actress passed away in her sleep after checking herself into the treatment facility, a rep confirmed.

“Unfortunately Lisa Robin Kelly passed away last evening. Lisa had voluntarily checked herself into a treatment facility early this week where she was battling the addiction problems that have plagued her these past few years,” her manager Craig Wycoff said in a statement.

“I spoke to her on Monday and she was hopeful and confident, looking forward to putting this part of her life behind her. Last night she lost the battle. Cause of death has not been issued yet and no death certificate has been issued either.”

The troubled star had a tough few years – two weeks after Lisa was arrested on suspicion of DUI, she filed for divorce in July 2012 from her husband Robert Gilliam. In November last year, they were both arrested after police responded to a disturbance report.

Danny Masterson, who starred as Steven Hyde on the hit show, tweeted after news broke of her death.

“Terrible, awful news. Brilliant on 70s…. See u next time LRK, kisses,” he said.

One Response to “That ’70s Show star dead at 43”

  1. tineke123 Aug 21 2013, 5:27pm

    So sad to hear that, we loved her for so long! She was brilliant!

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