This is unimaginably tragic.
The team did release a statement on the matter, though (below):
"No, but I'm related to them… Did you know I'm 13th cousins with them?"
Whoa, that's nuts!
Apparently, according to genealogy website Geni.com, they share a distant relative: Sir William Spencer, who was born in 1555.
So, the big question on everyone's mind? Would he be down for a family reunion?!
"That would be great, thanks."
Uh, can he PLEASE be on the next season of KUWTK?!