Gilbert Gottfried, who entertained the world with his unique brand of humor and voice mannerisms for years, has passed away. He was 67-years-old.
The legendary comedian’s Twitter account broke the news on April 12th. This was a shocking announcement as they made it known that he passed after “a long illness.” His cause of death was not directly divulged.
We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness. In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend and father to his two young children. Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor.
Gilbert’s passing adds to so many legends that we have lost in such a short time. Betty White and Bob Saget are among the names that Gilbert joins in that regard.
This is a shocking time and we will supply you with any updates as they are made available right here at Thirsty. Our thoughts are with Gilbert’s family and friends at this time.