Comedian Charlie Murphy tragically passed away earlier today at the age of 57. Murphy had been undergoing treatment for leukemia in a New York City hospital and was evidently active on social media in his final hours.

RELATED: The comedy world says goodbye to comedian Charlie Murphy, dead at 57

Murphy sent out this tweet in the hours leading up to his death:

Whether or not the tweet was posted by Murphy himself or by one of his friends or family members remains to be seen, but it seems unlikely that it would have been sent without his consent, so the sentiment is the same either way.

Murphy was best known for his appearances on Comedy Central’s “Chappelle’s Show.”

Charlie Murphy was sending out inspirational tweets hours before he passed away AP Images - Chris Pizzello
Norman is a tall stand-up comedian from the mean streets of London, England. He has performed at several prestigious venues in his brief career, including (but not limited to) The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, The Capitol City Comedy Club in Austin, and a Hooters in St. Louis. His festival ...Read more
View More Articles