'See you real soon'

Mousketeer Annette Funicello Dies

Actress Annette Funicello, best known for donning mouse ears as a member of The Mickey Mouse Club and once-suggestive swimsuits in the Beach Party movies, died Monday at age 70. The former teen idol died from complications due to multiple sclerosis, which she had battled for 25 years. Funicello was one of the most popular Mousketeers in the ’50s, before becoming a bit of a sex symbol for her role in the popular Beach Party movies opposite Frankie Avalon in the mid-’60s. Disney confirmed the death on Twitter.