Paul Walker’s Cause of Death Released, Late Actor Secretly Bought Couple’s $10,000 Engagement Ring: Wednesday’s Top Stories

Paul Walker
Paul Walker's official cause of death was released in Wednesday's top stories.  Jon Furniss/WireImage

Paul Walker's cause of death was released by the L.A. Coroner's Office. Plus the late actor secretly bought a couple's $10,000 engagement ring: See Us Weekly's top stories from Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the daily roundup.

After plenty of speculation surrounding the late Paul Walker's death, CNN reports that the L.A. County Coroner's Office has released a statement regarding the Nov. 30 crash and the star's official cause of death. Walker, who was 40 at the time of his death, passed away due to a combination of "traumatic and thermal injuries." 

The stories are true — Paul Walker gave back in more ways than one during his lifetime. Remembrances of the late 40-year-old actor have been pouring in since his tragic death on Saturday, Nov. 30, and now another recipient of Walker's kindness has come forward. According to one jewelry store sales associate, the Fast and the Furious star once bought an Iraqi vet's fiancee an engagement ring — in secret.

New hairdo for the new year? Chelsea Handler got a hair makeover on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The 38-year-old Chelsea Lately host shared photos on Instagram of her new, shorter hairstyle

Former pro soccer player Juan Pablo Galavis was a fan favorite on Desiree Hartsock's season of The Bachelorette in 2013. He didn't win her heart, but he'll get a second chance at love when season 18 of ABC's The Bachelor premieres on Jan. 6. Hailing from Barquisimeto, Venezuela, the single dad aims to become "one of the most respected agents in sports and music." Meet the 27 women who hope to be by his side when that happens.

It's been a big year for Beyonce, who brought the house down during the Super Bowl half time show in February before embarking on her epic Mrs. Carter World Tour in April. And the pop diva has been documenting her globetrotting adventures every bootylicious step of the way. 

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