Shocking news shook up Entertainment industry today when famous publicist Ronni Chasen was found in Beverly Hills with multiple gunshot wounds and later died in the hospital.
According to TheWrap, Chasen was shot five times, and then crashed her car into a light pole. The investigation has begun, but no suspects or motive had been identified yet.
The tragedy took place just minutes after Chasen left the afteparty for the world premiere of the film “Burlesque” at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater. According to her best friend, no one saw Chasen leave the party or with whom she left.
Chasen was likely on her way home when she was attacked. She was single, childless and had once been married and divorced. She was sister of Larry Cohen, a successful screenwriter and director.
Chasen began her career 1972, and later worked for major studios such as Disney and Fox, films “Driving Miss Daisy” and “De-Lovely.” She quickly advanced while working at Rogers & Cowan before opening her own outfit Chasen & Company, which mainly presented composers, including Hans Zimmer, and other music-related Oscar campaigns. Chasen was a regular on the Academy Awards circuit. Among her recent projects are “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” and “Alice in Wonderland.”