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Comedian/Actor Ricarlo Flanagan Has Died At Just 41-Years-Old After Getting COVID-19

Some terribly sad news to report today. Actor/comedian Ricarlo Flanagan has died at just 41-years-old. It’s believed he died from COVID-19 complications.

Back on October 1, he tweeted out, “This covid is no joke. I don’t wish this on anybody.”

In one of the replies, Flanagan mentions he’s having some pretty bad chest pains, which likely means he developed pneumonia. We don’t know if he was vaccinated or not. His friends/family have not confirmed nor denied.

Flanagan was a semifinalist on Last Comic Standing back in 2015, he then went on to release multiple comedy albums, as well as landing multiple roles on several different television shows. He had a guest starring role on ‘Shameless‘ and most recently had appearances in The Neighborhood and Room 104.

According to the reports, he had just landed one of his first feature gigs, co-starring in the upcoming Aubrey Plaza thriller film, Emily the Criminal.

His loved ones have set up a GoFundMe page to assist with his untimely passing:

The news of a loved one’s death is never something easy to hear, let alone if you are far away from the individual. Our dear friend has suddenly passed away and sadly was far from his family. Ricarlo Flanagan was a loving son, grandson, cousin, nephew and friend with many amazing talents. He brought laughter to every room he walked in. We would like to get him home to his family in Cleveland, Ohio, so his family can put him to rest. We ask that you please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

You can find the GoFundMe page by clicking this link. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family.

And if you’re not vaccinated…PLEASE GET THE DAMN SHOT!