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Bernie Mac Dies at 50

Bernie Mac Dies at 50

Comedian Bernie Mac died of pneumonia at age 50 early Saturday morning.

His rep released this statement: “Actor/comedian Bernie Mac passed away this morning from complications due to pneumonia in a Chicago-area hospital. No other details are available at this time. We ask that his family’s privacy continues to be respected.”

Mac, who was nominated for Emmys in 2002 and 2003 for The Bernie Mac Show, was admitted to Northwestern Memorial hospital for pneumonia on August 1 and was expected to make a full recovery.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bernie, his family and friends.

RIP.

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# 1

this makes me sad, i loved his show, r.i.p the mac man

# 2

RIP bernie mac.

# 3

RIP. bernie.

why does the first comment always have to be the negative comment?

# 4

OH MY GOD THAT’S HORRIBLE! :(

# 6

RIP Bernie Mac!
We’ll be missing you.

# 7

Oh no!
RIP Bernie Mac.

:(

# 8

Celebrity deaths are so random lately.

# 9

Such a shock!! He will be missed. God speed you Bernie Mac!!

R.I.P Bernie Mac. I’m not shocked. He has been very ill lately, but I never expected this so soon. He was talented. SO SAD.

Little Loca @ 08/09/2008 at 11:26 am

He was a good man and a credit to his race.

tayler (miley cyrus fan 4eva) @ 08/09/2008 at 11:26 am

OMFG !!!!!!!!! U GOT TO BE KIDDING RIGHT? HES NOT DEAD! =[[[

R.I.P.

#1 is really disrepectful.
i found the ocean 11, 12, 13 films good and entertaining. i only know him from there which is sad.
but hope he rests in peace.

OMG..

REST IN PEACE.

this news was very shocking. :|

Rest in Peace, Bernie Mac. He was great, thoughts and prayers go out to you.

rip bernie mac

BERNIE MAC U DA MAN!!

RIP!!

BERNIE MAC U DA MAN!!

RIP!!

R.I.P. And people need to stop being rude…a man died…love you Bernie!!!!

Oh thats so sad. RIP Bernie. He was such a great actor and truly funny guy. He will be missed.

Such sad news. You will be missed Bernie <3

And # 1 that was totally uncalled for and very very disrespectful. Grow up.

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!! I can’t believe it , so sad!

I don’t know what to say, RIP Bernie Mac.
You gave me some good laughs, you will be missed.

Pingy-ponga @ 08/09/2008 at 11:36 am

No *&^%^%&^ ways.

Sad! 50 isn’t the time to go…
my thoughts and prayers go out to his family..

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