Have you ever cried when someone you didn't know died?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by MEGAdawg, Jun 11, 2015.

  1. MEGAdawg

    MEGAdawg Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    1,275
    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2012
    Messages:
    2,756
    Likes Received:
    1,310
    The correct answer is no.
     
    Sickboy and A. Genius like this.
  2. goldtopper

    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

    Reputations:
    212,422
    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    23,373
    Likes Received:
    67,163
    I have.
    I lost a sister at six weeks and my brother who was younger by 11 months at age 23.
    When I see young ones in Obits, I become emotional.
     
  3. SternsEgo

    SternsEgo Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,263
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2012
    Messages:
    4,045
    Likes Received:
    5,708
    Yeah, earlier this year, just not celebs. Its fuckin weird.
     
    IfTheyOnlyKnew likes this.
  4. cetiya

    cetiya Lunatic Gold

    Reputations:
    73,086
    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2015
    Messages:
    6,236
    Likes Received:
    17,663
    My mother had a cousin who was a marine who died at iwo jima. He had written her several letters, imcluding one written less than one month before he was killed. She never shared the letters with me even though I knew about them. When she died, the letters went to my brother. When he died they finally came to me. Reading them affected me strongly and he became real to me. For some reason I cried for days after, grieving for this brave 21 year old boy. Even now I can't reread the letters because they touch me deeply.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2015
  5. Slow

    Slow Just a gangster I suppose Gold

    Reputations:
    340,786
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    25,881
    Likes Received:
    115,136
    [​IMG]

    hearing goodstein get choked up almost got me.
     
  6. Alisonsbankacct

    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2013
    Messages:
    11,245
    Likes Received:
    26,813
    Not boo hoo crying but I definitely get choked up sometimes when I hear about some hellish thing a child went through etc
     
  7. stanggirl

    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement

    Reputations:
    6,432
    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2015
    Messages:
    6,719
    Likes Received:
    15,138
    Every time I read about a baby/child or animal who died an awful death. I just break down and cry...but I'm a girl, so
     
  8. GloriaGrace

    GloriaGrace Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,159
    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2012
    Messages:
    1,012
    Likes Received:
    1,704
    I cried like a baby when Colonel Meow died :(
     
    Trophy Knife and cetiya like this.
  9. Alisonsbankacct

    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2013
    Messages:
    11,245
    Likes Received:
    26,813
    Same here.

    I take it as a sign my feelings still work :)
     
  10. Patron

    Patron Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    544
    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2012
    Messages:
    2,257
    Likes Received:
    1,987
    When Brittany Murphy died, I did feel sad....mostly because she reminded me of someone in real life
     
    ARM, IfTheyOnlyKnew and cetiya like this.
  11. AmishGirl

    AmishGirl Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    15,991
    Joined:
    May 12, 2012
    Messages:
    25,442
    Likes Received:
    23,227
    I'm sure I have in the past, when I was young, but not recently, no. I surprised myself by not crying when Princess Diana died. :coffee:
     
    cetiya and Shortwave98 like this.
  12. Gusbuss

    Gusbuss VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    4,289
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    5,017
    Likes Received:
    4,342
    I cried for weeks after Lennon was killed. I was young. If McCartney died now it wouldn't bother me a bit.
     
  13. Turkeyneck

    Turkeyneck Howard's got one, not me VIP

    Reputations:
    25,623
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    4,167
    Likes Received:
    9,443
    I read about a 3 year old girl years ago that passed due to injuries sustained by her step father. he had tortured her over the period of over a year, making her eat her own vomit when she was sick, shot her with pellet guns, threw her down the stairs and locked her in the basement for days without food or water. that story still haunts me and is one major reason I know with very little doubt there is no god.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2015
  14. wujekcity

    wujekcity Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    653
    Joined:
    May 20, 2013
    Messages:
    2,127
    Likes Received:
    1,829
    Bruce Jenner and ETM
     
    RobotsVsMonsters likes this.
  15. NickKorach

    NickKorach Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    116
    I cried for the Eric the Actor.
     
    Napoleon V, Petal, CCMaguire and 3 others like this.
  16. jcounce1

    jcounce1 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,554
    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2012
    Messages:
    1,852
    Likes Received:
    3,229
    If there is a God, this dude is fucked.
     
  17. jcounce1

    jcounce1 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,554
    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2012
    Messages:
    1,852
    Likes Received:
    3,229
    For real?
     
  18. Hugh Blowmont

    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

    Reputations:
    33,288
    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2012
    Messages:
    7,247
    Likes Received:
    19,949
    As a kid, cried for days when Thurmon Munson died.

    It still makes me sad to think about.
     
    joyceface, Mr Fantastic and Pooh bear like this.
  19. NyMarkNy

    NyMarkNy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    7,586
    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2012
    Messages:
    5,825
    Likes Received:
    14,144
    I did.....


    When Bruce Willis died at the end of Armageddon.
     
    EndOfLine and Stag like this.
  20. Margos

    Margos Sprinkles are for winners.

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2014
    Messages:
    908
    Likes Received:
    3,262
    We had two local cops killed here a few years ago and they televised the funeral. I cried when they showed the one cop's German Shepherd howling at the casket, and then when they did the final radio call. So sad.

    I cried when I watched Michael Jackson's funeral. Man In The Mirror always makes me tear up, kinda like Gary and the Elton John song.