On the way home the belle of the old time publicists, Ronni Chasen was gunned down and killed Tuesday with five bullets to her chest after attending the premiere of the new Cher film ”Burlesque”.
Chasen had been serving as senior vice president of worldwide publicity at MGM, where she was appointed in 1993, and also headed up her own public relations firm, Chasen & Co. The company has promoted such films as “An Inconvenient Truth,” “Slumdog Millionaire,” “No Country for Old Men” and “The Lord of the Rings.
Police think the murder of Ronni Chasen was planned and that the shots may have been fired from another vehicle that pulled up next to her car, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Lynda Obst: a producer and writer who has made 15 films in her producing career, at almost every major studio.
– No matter how bitter the Oscars got, no one would kill over them..
Let’s hope so.