Homeless List updates are for the last three months. Updates may occur throughout the month; however, the first day of the month is the best day to check.
As of February 10, 2015:
New name added:
Anderson Footman . . . singer-songwriter; 2015 American Idol contestant (shelter and subways in New York City after arriving in May 2012) (source: New York Post, February 2, 2015, "From homeless to Hollywood: NYC man impresses 'Idol' panel," Quote: "He’s gone from homeless to Hollywood. An aspiring singer who slept in shelters and subway cars in New York got the break of a lifetime when he impressed the judges on 'American Idol' and won a rare chance to compete in California." Photo: American Idol/FOX.
Revised: (Grammy win noted)
Joan Rivers . . . Emmy Award-winning television talk-show host; TV-radio show host; Grammy Award-winning recording artist; best-selling American author; comedienne (car). Photo: TV Guide, January 16, 2005.
Revised: (better photo, additional source)
June Fairchild . . . actress (shelter/streets in downtown Los Angeles) (sources: Los Angeles Times, "Back From the Brink," June 30 2002 http://articles.latimes.com/2002/jun/03/local/me-june3 "By then she was homeless. She slept in skid row hotels, shelters and -- when things got really tough -- beneath borrowed blankets inside cardboard boxes on filthy downtown Los Angeles streets." / Entertainment Tonight, July 4, 2002; oncamera interview, including oncamera visits to homeless locations.).
Updated (added photo and recent source):
Anthony Ciccone . . . oldest brother of singer-actress-producer Madonna (streets and under a bridge in Traverse City, Michigan, USA after losing his job at the family winery due to alcoholism in 2010) (source: "Madonna’s Homeless Brother Dishes on the Pop Queen’s Childhood Passover Seders," Tablet, April 9, 2014, http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/music/169003/madonna-brother-passover-seder, "Ciccone, 57, . . . has lived on the street or in shelters for the past four years,").
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