UPDATE 5:08 P.M. EST: According to the latest, Ralphie had actually been battling pneumonia for as long as six weeks. He reportedly died after suffering cardiac arrest in a private residence in Las Vegas.
Gone too soon.
TMZ revealed Last Comic Standing comedian Ralphie May has died at the age of 45.
Ralphie had been reportedly dealing with pneumonia over the last seven days, but kept performing scheduled gigs.
Just yesterday he posted while attending the Casino Entertainment Awards where he was nominated:
Let├óΓé¼Γäós do this Las Vegas!A post shared by Ralphie May (@therealralphiemay) on Oct 4, 2017 at 6:20pm PDT
We’ll let you know as we learn more.
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