Sunday, May 19, 2024

“SNL” Star Dana Carvey Loses 32 Year Old Son, Dex, to Accidental Fentanyl Overdose: “He was a beautiful person”


This is tragic. Condolences to Dana Carvey, his wife Paula, and their family on the loss of their son, Dex. He was 32 and Carvey says died of an accidental overdose from fentanyl. Even sadder, this isn’t the first time I heard a story like this in this past week.

It’s an epidemic and has to be dealt with in this country ASAP.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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