Eddie Murphy Mourns Older Brother Charlie Murphy Who Died Of Leukemia At Age 57 (Photo)

Date: 12-04-2017 9:58 pm (3 years ago) | Author: kacy lee
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Charlie Murphy, comedian and older brother of Eddie Murphy, died on Wednesday. He was 57.

Charlie Murphy's publicist, Domenick Nati, confirmed to NBC News that the comedian passed away after battling leukemia. The Brooklyn-native had been receiving chemotherapy treatments.
Though Murphy had long been on the comedy circuit, he rose to national prominence in 2003 as a co-star on Dave Chappelle's eponymous "Chappelle's Show." Murphy was also a writer for the sketch comedy show.

Murphy tweeted Wednesday morning before TMZ first reported his death. The message starts with "Rise & Grind," an opening used frequently by Murphy on his Twitter account that is often followed by a motivational message.

"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle," the comedian went on to write, mistakenly attributing the phrase to Abraham Lincoln — a common error.




The post was taken down later in the day.

Members of the entertainment industry were shocked by the sudden loss and shared their sadness via social media.

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Posted: at 12-04-2017 09:58 PM (3 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- Markeve at 12-04-2017 10:09 PM (3 years ago)
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u both look alike Eddie Murphy take heart rip to d deceased.
Posted: at 12-04-2017 10:09 PM (3 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- akinmanchy at 12-04-2017 10:57 PM (3 years ago)
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RIP


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- Vicky_joseph at 13-04-2017 06:33 AM (3 years ago)
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This is serious
Posted: at 13-04-2017 06:33 AM (3 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- beneno at 13-04-2017 08:06 AM (3 years ago)
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RIP
Posted: at 13-04-2017 08:06 AM (3 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Fazob at 13-04-2017 08:55 AM (3 years ago)
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Big Bros take heart
Posted: at 13-04-2017 08:55 AM (3 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- schmit at 13-04-2017 05:04 PM (3 years ago)
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Rip
Posted: at 13-04-2017 05:04 PM (3 years ago) | Hero
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