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October 28, 2001 - The Globe reports a pal admits Sarah Michelle Gellar is stunned and upset over her father's death. A pal revealed, "Sarah is overwhelmed with sadness that she's lost the opportunity to make amends." Arthur Gellar's co-worker told the Globe, "The poor guy died penniless and heartbroken. He had stacks and stacks of articles and photos of Sarah. He always hoped they'd reconcile. He never stopped loving her."

October 24, 2001 - Star reports cold-hearted Sarah Michelle Gellar skipped the Long Island funeral for her father Arthur Gellar. A friend told the Star, "Arthur Gellar died of a broken heart as much as from anything else."

October 24, 2001 - The Enquirer reports that just before his death presumably by drug overdose brought on by the depression of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Arthur Gellar told a friend, "Just before he died, Arthur told me, 'I've watched every episode of 'Buffy.' I watch my gorgeous daughter, and it tears my heart out that I can't be part of her life.'"

October 23, 2001 - Serious USA, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising announced yesterday that they'll soon be launching the premiere set of Buffy the Vampire Slayer CD Cardz, which will sell for $19.95.

October 19, 2001 - Many people are guessing E! Online's blind item from Ted Casablanca this week is Sarah Michelle Gellar; "Meow alert! One small-screen siren is getting quite a rabid rep. The blond b-buster has gotten increasingly crabby with her costar cronies and many on-set toilers. The vexin' vixen is pushing some pissed-off buttons. Even though you may have heard this scandalous story before, this powerful puss (still) has a way of instilling fear in much of the hired help. Raunchy rumor has it more than one protesting peep has been flagrantly fired after messing with the monarchist missy. The abrasive broad won't tolerate any back talk, not even from her brawny beau (not beaux). Hmmm. Isn't it interesting that compact cuties always seem to pack the most powerful punches?"

October 18, 2001 - Cinema.com has an interview with Sarah Michelle Gellar where she talks about fiance Freddie Prinze Jr. saying of their relationship, "We were very lucky we were able to keep it quiet for as long as we did. Relationships are hard, no matter who you are. And it's even more difficult to have other people critiquing and making comments."

October 17, 2001 - Popmatters.com's Michael Abernethy reviews the new season of Buffy and says, "Buffy Summers should have another rough year. That's good news not only for viewers, but also for Whedon and Gellar." Read more.

October 11, 2001 - NEWS FLASH:::: Heartbreaking news as the Sun is reporting that  Arthur Gellar, 60, was discovered dead in his apartment after colleagues became worried when he failed to show for work. The cause of death is not known, though he'd been diagnosed with cancer of the kidney. As we know, Sarah basically disowned him saying, "I don't have a father. I would never give him the credit to acknowledge him as my father." Despite Sarah's heartless comments, her father had said, "I'd still love to have a relationship with her."

October 6, 2001 - UPN has launched a new official Buffy site following the shows' move to the network. The new site is at BuffyUPN.com, which opened October 2 to 1.2 million visitors, according to Zap2it.com

October 3, 2001 - Sarah Michelle Gellar talked to Access Hollywood about returning to the set of Buffy following the terror attacks in the United States on September 11 saying, "It was just very quiet. I think there was just a certain amount of guilt that we had to go back and work and you feel sort of frivolous and helpless."

October 3, 2001 - The Chicago Sun Times previewed the opener of Buffy last night.

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