CourtneyLuv.com has some extremely sad news to report. The founder of TMZ, Jim Paratore had died at the age of 58.
According to the world’s largest gossip site in which he founded, Jim died of an apparent heart attack while in France during a bike trip today. Not only was Jim the creator of TMZ, but he also credited for creating The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Rosie O’Donald’s talk show, Rosie, and the TMZ show.
Jim and Harvey have both paved the way for thousands of gossip blogs both big and small. If is wasn’t for them, many of us wouldn’t have platform.