Chuy Bravo From 'Chelsea Lately' Dead at 63 | 22 Words

Chuy Bravo, known for his work on Chelsea Lately has died suddenly, aged sixty-three.

Chelsea Lately writer and comedienne, Heather McDonald, announced the heartbreaking news to fans on Instagram.

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Chuy Bravo was best known as the sidekick of Chelsea Handler.

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The Mexican-American performer rose to fame for his work on Chelsea's E! talk show Chelsea Lately. 

He worked on Chelsea Lately from its 2007 debut until 2014.

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In 2014, the show ended its 8-season run.

Following the end of Chelsea Lately, Bravo worked on a number of other projects.

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Including the likes of 2016’s The Sex Trip and Buscando Nirvana the following year.

On December 7, Chelsea posted a heartwarming celebratory birthday post for her longtime friend...

"Happy Birthday to my OG Nugget @chuybravo. I love this picture because--not only does it look like Chuy just launched out of my peekachu, I look like a member of ZZ Top. Happy birthday Chuy, and thank you for 8 years of heavy petting," she captioned the post.

But tragically, his sudden death was announced on Saturday.

It has been reported that he passed away on Saturday evening. Chelsea Lately writer and comedienne, Heather McDonald, announced the heartbreaking news: "I just heard minutes ago about our Chuy. I don't have many details but we are finding now. Please keep his family in your prayers and remember all the laughs and joy he brought to so many of us. #chuybravorip."

Shortly after the announcement, Chelsea posted a touching tribute.

“I loved this nugget in a big way, and I took great pleasure in how many people loved him as much as I did and do," she wrote. “Chuy Bravo gave us so much laughter and I’ll never forget the sound of his laughter coming from his office into mine."

According to reports, Bravo passed away after being hospitalized with stomach pains...

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Though his cause of death remains unconfirmed. So tragic. R.I.P. Chuy. To see more on stars we've lost this year, keep scrolling.