It is being reported that comedian Paul Mooney has passed away at age 79. He reportedly suffered a heart attack. His cousin, who lived with the comedian at the time of his passing confirmed the news, and shared that Mooney was also dealing with dementia.
Comedian Paul Mooney has died, according to @rolandsmartin. He passed from a heart attack. He was 79 years old. pic.twitter.com/mJbkd8F4XK
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) May 19, 2021
His family confirmed the news via Twitter. The tweet reads, “hank you all from the bottom of all of our hearts …you’re all are the best!…… Mooney World .. The Godfather of Comedy – ONE MOON MANY STARS! .. To all in love with this great man.. many thanks..”
May he rest peacefully.