Tawny Kitaen died of heart disease, with opioids playing a role.

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Tawny Kitaen, the late actress who featured in “Bachelor Party” and whose personal life was riddled with extreme ups and downs, died from cardiac problems, according to her autopsy.

Tawny died from dilated cardiomyopathy, the most common type of heart illness, according to the Orange County Coroner’s Office.

Other risk factors include clogged arteries, antidepressants, sedatives, Tylenol, nerve pain medicine, and opioids.

Tawny died on May 7 in Newport Beach, California, and police told her family that no evidence of alcohol, drugs, or pills were found at the scene, nor were there any signs she committed herself.

Tawny died not long after her father died, and her brother informed us that their father’s grief was simply too much for her to bear. Her family and close friends recently gathered in Newport for an intimate celebration of life to honour her one final time… and she’s been incinerated.

Tawny had a pretty illustrious career, having appeared in films such as the one mentioned above, as well as films such as “The Perils of Gwendoline” and “After Midnight,” as well as several hit TV shows such as “Santa Barbara,”

“The New WKRP in Cincinnati,” “Eek! the Cat,” “Hercules,” “Moms Anonymous,” and many, many more over the years. And, Tawny famously was featured in some music videos … notably Whitesnake’s “Is This Love,” and “Here I Go Again. “Tawny was 59.

Story by : Norvisi Mawunyegah