Comedian Paul Mooney has passed away, new reports today are claiming.
And the internet is in mourning.
He was seventy-nine-years-old.
Mooney, who also worked as a writer and actor, was best known for legendary stand-up performances such as Live on the Sunset Strip.
He was also the head writer on The Richard Pryor Show...
And wrote a few episodes of Pryor's Place. His other notable writing credits include Sanford and Son, In Living Color, and Chappelle's Show.
However, in recent years, his health had taken a turn for the worst.
Mooney had reportedly been suffering from dementia, and was staying with a family member.
And this morning, he tragically lost his life.
TMZ reported that he died at his home in Oakland. Paramedics tried unsuccessfully to revive him after he suffered a heart attack, the outlet claimed.
Rest in peace, Paul Mooney.
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