Harry Potter Syndrome: Celebrities Whose Parents Were Murdered

Dec 2, 2016 at 5:28 pm |

Tragedy can strike anyone: rich, poor, young, and old

Crime in the United States is down from previous decades, but the homicide rate is still quite high for the Western World. About 4 in 100,000 people are callously murdered every year in America, and it can affect everyone. These celebrities have felt the pain of losing a parent to senseless violence.

Actress/singer Jennifer Hudson attends The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California

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Celebrities are not safe from tragedy, and these stars have felt the pain of losing their parents due to violence.

It doesn't matter how famous you are, you can't buy yourself immunity from murder.