From film stars to world leaders to queens, the world lost many beloved and influential personalities in 2022 who made their mark in the worlds of film, music, sports and politics. To pay tribute to them, a photo has surfaced on social media sites showing hundreds of celebrities who will die in 2022. Over 190 celebrities including Queen Elizabeth, Madeleine Albright, Shane Warne, Sidney Poitier, Robbie Coltrane, Olivia Newton-John, Ray Liotta. Coolio, Bob Saget, Taylor Hawkins and Dame Deborah James are featured in the film.
Queen Elizabeth’s death in September was the most high-profile death of 2022. The queen died aged 96 on September 8 after 70 years on the throne, making her one of the world’s longest-reigning monarchs. The most tragic death is that of 16-year-old Kylie Posey, who appeared on the reality TV show ‘Babies and tiaras and known as the face of the ‘greening girl’ meme. He committed suicide and died.
In the final days of 2022, the world said goodbye to several beloved figures, including Brazilian footballer Pele, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and American television journalist Barbara Walters. On New Year’s Eve, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died at the age of 95.
A Reddit page called r/pics shared the picture and captioned it “The year 2022 was brutal. Rip.”
Check out the picture here:
The artwork was originally created by a British artist named Chris Barker. According to a Reuters According to reports, the image is inspired by the cover art of The Beatles’ 1967 album, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’.
Here is the original image and a list of all the celebrities featured:
— Christebarker (@christhebarker) December 31, 2022
Reacting to the image, one user wrote, “Another year, another wonderful @christhebarker collage paying tribute to those who have left us this year. These always get me, as do those you forget and don’t know anything about. Taylor Hawkins sitting next to the drums is a nice touch. Rip all.”
Not just in 2022, the British artist creates this type of artwork every year, which captures public figures who have died within that year.
2/2 previous year pic.twitter.com/e1lh0FNR8r
— Christebarker (@christhebarker) January 1, 2023
“I have been doing this since 2016. Anyone who was good or kind or creative or special that year decided it was time to leave before the bad things started. Or at least how it felt at the time. I’ve become somewhat desensitized to it over the years. I mean, I still try to dignify the stars and think about their loved ones and how it must make them feel, but – let’s face it – I make notes over the course of the year now rather than waiting until November. It’s a thing,” Mr. Barker said Billboard in 2016.
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