Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, and More React to Tommy Ford's Death

Celebrities react to 'Martin' star Tommy Ford's passing at age 52.

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Martin star Tommy Mikal Ford passed away at age 52 today. Ford’s wife told TMZ he had been in the hospital on Sunday due to a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen. The star’s family confirmed his passing on Instagram and released a statement: “It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Son, father, brother, husband, and friend Tommy Mykhal Ford. On behalf of the family we would like to thank everyone for their love, support and prayers. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. Please respect the privacy of the Ford family during our time of grief.”

Though most famous for his role on Martin, Ford also appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show, The Parkers, and Who's Got Jokes?

Fans and celebrities alike have reacted to Ford’s passing. Celebrities that have reacted include Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Larry Wilmore, and Billy Bellamy, who appeared alongside Ford on Who’s Got Jokes?  

This is terrible news, man. #RIP
The world is going to greatly miss all the joy and laughter that you brought to it. Thinking of Tommy Ford’s family and friends today.
So sad to hear the news that we lost a great one. Sleep in peace brother #MikalFord AKA #Tommy
Rest In Peace #TommyFord. God bless his loved ones
This is really sad. Way too young. RIP Tommy.
Today I received some sad news that I have lost my brother and cast member #tommyford We bonded…
I will never forget this day and how hype I was to meet Bill Bellemy and Tommy Ford... One of my…
RIP Tommy Ford. Man sad news and especially at such a young age. Martin is my favorite show


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