Yesterday the comedy world was shaken up with the passing of Charlie Murphy. Friends, and fans of his work all poured online to express their sadness. Just before the day came to an end; Charlie’s family released a statement for all to read to share their sadness with his death and thanked everyone for their support.
The Chappelle’s Show star’s family released a statement regarding Murphy’s passing after the news was confirmed. “Our hearts are heavy with the loss today of our son, brother, father, uncle and friend Charlie,” the family said. “Charlie filled our family with love and laughter and there won’t be a day that goes by that his presence will not be missed. Thank you for the outpouring of condolences and prayers. We respectfully ask for privacy during this time of great loss for all of us.” Murphy was survived by three children and loving family, including his younger brother Eddie Murphy.