Actor Tommy Ford of “Martin” fame passed away earlier today, he was 52 years old. Comedian/friend Anthony Anderson first broke the news on Twitter that Tommy was hospitalized, and on life support.
According to reports, Tommy suffered a stomach rupture following an aneurysm, which is a weakness in the wall of the artery. This often occurs with people who suffer from hypertension. It's statistically most common in African-American men.
When an aneurysm breaks open, like what reportedly happened to Tommy, is can be life-threatening.
His family took him off life support this afternoon.