Finally, the cause of the death of Tawny Kitaen has been revealed. The famous “Bachelor Party” star recently died from dilated cardiomyopathy, TMZ also reported Wednesday, citing the Orange County Coroner’s Office. Other contributing factors included clogged arteries, nerve pain medication, sedatives, and opioids.
Kitaen Died on May 7 at the age of 59 in Newport Beach, Califf. Her close family and friends also gathered for an intimate celebration to honor her life after she was cremated. In addition to ‘Bachelor Party” Kitaen starred in the 1984 French cult classic “The Perils of Gwendoline” and 2014’s “After Midnight”.
The actress Kitaen started her career on the game show “To Tell The Truth” in the year 1976. Eventually, it migrated to other movies where she gained moderate success. Vixen was also featured in a few classic music videos that were notably Whitesnake’s “Is This Love” and “Here I Go Again”.
She got married to a lead singer David Coverdale in 1989, but the marriage lasted only two years and the couple got divorced. Kitaen then wed Baseball star Chuck Finley in the year 1997. However, the former couple split in 2002 following his claims that she had repeatedly kicked him during a domestic dispute. They both shared two daughters with the marriage, Wynter, 28, and Raine, 22.
A Statement was released: “We are heartbroken and saddened to announce the death of our mom,” Kitaen’s daughters wrote on social media following their mother’s passing. “We just want to say thank you for [sic] all of you, her fans and her friends, for always showing her such support and love. You gave her life every day. We miss her and love her and we know her legacy will live forever.”
Kitaen publicly also detailed her struggles with substance and alcohol abuse. She also had a criminal record that included a charge for cocaine possession in the year 2006. It was also when the driver of her car was under the same influence in the year 2009. Unfortunately, it’s a sad news for all the fans of the actress and we can just say RIP to her soul.