Martin Lawrence Reacts To Tommy Ford’s Death: “We Were Friends Way Before The Martin Show”

tommy-fordToday we reported the unfortunate news of the passing of Tommy ‘Mikal’ Ford. Ford was mostly known for his role as a cast member of  Martin as Tommy.  Hours following the news of Ford’s passing; Martin Lawrence who shared the screen with Ford for years has now shared his thoughts on his friend’s passing. He took to his Twitter account with the following statement:

We were friends way b4 the Martin show & showed tru friendship on-screen. You brought a lot of love 2 the world & you’ll be greatly missed. My heart is heavy with the loss of my brother @BigTommyFord May he Rest In Peace

Thomas Mikal Ford was 52. His family also released a statement to confirm his passing;

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved son, father, brother, husband and friend Tommy Mykal Ford.. On behalf of the family, we would like to thank everyone for their love, support and prayers.