Rickey Smiley’s son Brandon Smiley has died aged 32
actor and comedian Ricky Smiley announced the death of his son Brandon Smiley through a post on Instagram on Sunday.
The news shocked the public as it was with a heavy heart that Smiley shared the information and asked for prayers for himself and his family.
Brandon Smiley was a comedian and actor who appeared on his father’s TV One show Rickey Smiley For Real.
He was 32 years old and is survived by his 3-year-old daughter Storm and mother Brenda, as well as brothers Malik (21) and sisters D’Essence (25), Taylor (22) and Aaryn (21). .
Ricky Smiley announces in an Instagram video that his son has died
In the post, Smiley didn’t name a cause of death but asked people to pray for him and his family at this difficult time.
“I only had bad news this morning,” Smiley said in an Instagram video. “I’m on my way to the airport to get to Birmingham. I want everyone to pray for me, pray for our family. Our son Brandon Smiley passed away this morning. Lord, have mercy, Jesus.”
The grieving father, 54, added:
“Pray for Brandon’s mother and father Taurus and sister Taylor and everyone else. I hate to announce this but I just want to give it to you before you hear it on the street.”
He also shared a meme that read:
“May your struggles keep you close to the cross, may your struggles show you need God, may your struggles end as it should, and may your bad days prove god is good.”
Brandon Smiley was spotted smiling on Instagram hours before announcing his death
Just hours before the news of his death, a video was shared on social media of Brandon smiling and laughing alongside his partner Brooke Antonette, who captioned it video saying,
“He gives what should be given 🤣 Can’t wait to see what this year has in store for us!!”
The loss of Brandon Smiley has deeply affected the entertainment community and our thoughts and prayers are with Rickey Smiley and his family at this difficult time.
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