Comedian Patrice O’Neal passed away this morning due to complications from a diabetes-related stroke he suffered last month. He was 41.
Fellow comics are continuing to send their condolences via Twitter, including Dane Cook, Sarah Silverman and Seth Meyers, who was famously roasted by the late legend. Opie, aka Greg Hughes, regularly featured O’Neal on the Opie and Anthony SiriusXM radio show. He confirmed the passing of his good friend on Twitter:
Yes it’s true that our pal Patrice O’Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker i’ve ever known PERIOD. #devastated.
According to Punchline Magazine, “Last Comic Standing” Comedian Mike DeStefano passed away following a heart attack on Sunday. A favorite of fans and comedians in the New York comedy scene for years, DeStefano’s brutally honest comedy took America by storm when he placed fourth on Season 7 of “Last Comic Standing.”
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