June Sarpong, a TV presenter and sister of the late Sam Sarpong says the death of her brother is “a loss for the world”.
According to her, Sam was an amazing being.
“I love my brother very much. Sam was an amazing human being. His passing is a loss for the world. I’d ask anyone who is going through tough times to seek help. Please talk to someone. My family and I are in a state of shock, please allow us to grieve in private. Thank you for all your messages of condolence,” she said.
Sam Sarpong, a British-American Hollywood actor, model and TV host died after jumping off a bridge in Pasadena, Calif, reports say.
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His first on-screen role came in an episode of Claire Danes’ “My So-Called Life” in 1994. In 2006, MTV cast him as one of its co-hosts for “Yo Momma.”
Among the films he starred in include “Carmen: The Hip Hopera,” “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” and “Anchor Baby.”
The late Sarpong’s other TV credits include “Pacific Blue,” “Family Matters,” “ER,” “Boston Public,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” “Veronica Mars,” “Bones” and “24.”