2:fifty four PM PT— Chelsea has responded to Chuy’s dying, writing a touching tribute to her longstanding collaborator. She writes, “I liked this nugget in a large way, and I took wonderful pleasure in how many persons beloved him as significantly as I did and do. @chuybravo gave us so considerably laughter and I’ll never ever neglect the seem of his laughter coming from his office environment into mine.”
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Chelsea adds, “Or his ‘business calls’ with his ‘business manager,’ or his shoe rack with all his children-sized sneakers. I’ll hardly ever forget about him coming to Xmas with my loved ones a single 12 months in the Florida keys and, when my niece who was five or six at the time observed him, she ran in the other direction declaring she was scared.”
She finishes by stating, “My sister and I had been mortified and were being apologizing to Chuy, who informed us, ‘it’s okay, lots of minor young children get afraid when they see massive little ones coming their way.’ I like you, Chuy!”
Chelsea Handler‘s longtime Television set sidekick and hypeman,Chuy Bravo, has died … TMZ has confirmed.
The Mexican-American actor — ideal acknowledged for his several appearances on “Chelsea Recently” — passed away Sunday, according to his household. We are explained to Chuy was hospitalized Saturday in Mexico City, the place he’s been visiting household for the previous thirty day period.
His household members say he came down with a terrible tummy ache Saturday and had to be rushed to an crisis home in town, where he stayed right away. On Sunday, the family states they were being advised Chuy experienced handed absent. His correct trigger of dying is unclear.
Chuy was born in Mexico and immigrated to the U.S. at age fifteen. In accordance to Hollywood lore, he wandered on to the established of ‘Three Amigos’ and made a decision to get into enjoyment. He claims he started off taking lessons and at some point got forged in “Austin Powers in Goldmember.”
Other films he is starred in contain “The Rundown,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s Conclusion,” “The Honeymooners,” “The Intercourse Excursion” and “Tiptoes,” between other folks.
Of class, his huge break arrived from Chelsea — who showcased Chuy for 7 a long time on her have E! show from 2007 to 2014, in the course of which time he served as her “sidekick” and normal hoopla gentleman. He is almost likeJimmy Kimmel‘sGuillermo Rodriguez, orEllen‘s on-stage DJ,Tony.
Chuy starred in about 1,000 episodes of “Chelsea Recently.” The comedian hasn’t still commented on his demise.
Chuy revealed in 2012 that he was a survivor of prostate cancer, and that he was a recovering alcoholic. He was also born with dwarfism and stood at 4-feet and three inches in peak.
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His birthday went down just previous 7 days, and Chelsea despatched him effectively-wishes on the net … stating, “Happy Birthday to my OG Nugget @chuybravo. I like this image for the reason that–not only does it appear like Chuy just introduced out of my peekachu, I search like a member of ZZ Top rated. Pleased birthday Chuy, and thank you for eight many years of significant petting.”
Chuy was sixty three.
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