Our hearts are breaking for his family!
As we reported on Monday, Disney star Michael Galeota was found dead over the weekend.
The 31-year-old reportedly suffered from hypertension and high cholesterol, but it's now being said that he also struggled with alcohol in the few years leading up to his passing.
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According to TMZ, The Jersey star had three DUIs over the span of nine years with his latest being from this past September, which was still an ongoing case.
He also previously served jail time for violating his probation on multiple occasions.
Mike's family has since set up a GoFundMe page in the wake of his death.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones during this difficult time.
[Image via GoFundMe.]
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This is just so sad.
Disney star Michael Galeota has died.
The former child actor, famous for his role on The Jersey, was just 31 when he was pronounced dead at his home in Glendale, California on Sunday.
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According to reports, Mike suffered from health problems including abdominal pain, hypertension, and high cholesterol, and as TMZ described, was just in the hospital as late as last week before leaving early.
As of now, his cause of death is being seen as "natural causes," but an official examination will be happening Tuesday.
A GoFundMe page has since been set up in his honor, and along with it, a touching tribute to the late actor:
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