Tawny Kitaen, dies at the age of 59 on May 7th, 2021. She was best known for her role in a music video called video Whitesnake’s for “Here I Go Again”. The Orange County coroner’s office has made public Tawny Kitaen’s cause of death. She died due to heart disease, with opioid use as a contributing factor. Though the manner of death has been ruled natural, she also went through other significant conditions like mild coronary atherosclerosis; mirtazapine, mirtazapine metabolite, alprazolam, acetaminophen, pregabalin, and hydrocodone.
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Tawny Kitaen died at her house, Newport Beach home, and her daughters, Wynter and Raine confirmed her death by posting the statement on social media back in May. Through Kitaen’s Instagram account, they wrote their mother is no longer and thanked all the friends and people who supported her and were always there and that they will miss her forever. We hope her soul may rest in peace and our condolences for the family. No other information came out about the incident right away back in May as it has been public on Wednesday after almost 5months.
Tawny Kitaen was famous for her appearing in rock music videos with her sultry-red haired during the heyday of MTV. Kitaen became the rock world’s “video vixen” after appearing on the cover of two albums from the heavy metal band Ratt and starring in several music videos for Whitesnake, including the 1987 smash song “Here I Go Again. The music video has been played several times on burgeoning music television networks back then. She became famous among the audience with the videos and her charming attitude. Tawny Kitaen also starred as the fiancee role to Tom Hanks’ character in the 1984 comedy “Bachelor Party”. She starred as a woman possessed by an Ouija-board spirit in the 1986 cult hit “Witchboardand”. In a 1991 episode of “Seinfeld”, she got the role of Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriend. Her other credit works include “Santa Barbara,” “The New WKRP in Cincinnati,” the 1984 French action-comedy “The Perils of Gwendoline,” “Playback” released back in 1996, and 2014’s “After Midnight” with Richard Grieco. Kitaen also appeared on the reality shows “The Surreal Life” and “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” in which she revealed her struggle with substance abuse.
TAwny kept her matter pretty personal and private. She married the Whitesnake singer, David Coverdale in 1989. But they got divorced after two years. Later, she got married again to MLB pitcher Chuck Finley in 1997, with whom she had two daughters, Wynter and Raine but the marriage ended in 2002. As reported, she sealed with the law several times due to possession of cocaine back in 2006 and driving under the influence around 2009. Jordan Kitaen, her younger brother shared his thoughts about her after a few weeks of passing away. He told the source how she dealt with drugs and struggled to get over it but also eventually somehow the cause of the death, we could say. Tawny’s loved ones held a small celebration of her life in late May, where her daughters gave out speeches along with her brother. A musical performance of ‘Let It Be’ was also held by Jordan’s son.