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Don Rickles' Cause of Death Revealed

There is now more information about the recent passing of legendary comedian Don Rickles.

According to TMZ, the 90-year-old comedian’s death certificate lists end-stage renal disease as his official cause of death.

The disease was reportedly detected in the last couple months of his life. Don also suffered from hypertension and type 2 diabetes.

Don passed away at his home in Los Angeles last week and has since been remembered by many of his famous friends.

Our thoughts continue to be with Don‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

Adam Sandler Shares His Don Rickles Fond Memories With Jimmy Kimmel - Watch Here!

Adam Sandler, along with tons of other celebs, is paying his respects to the late Don Rickles.

While making an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new original Netflix movie Sandy Wexler on Thursday evening (April 6) in Los Angeles, the 50-year-old entertainer reminisced about some of his time with Don in honor of the legendary comedian’s death that same day at age 90.

Jimmy, who also presented a montage of some of Don‘s greatest moments on his show, began by remembering an occasion when Adam and Don were on the show together.

Don, known for being an insult comic, shouted, “let’s take up a collection and buy Adam a suit.” On another occasion, Adam was having dinner with Steve Buscemi just after the release of Reservoir Dogs and Don happened to be there. The comic threw a barb at Buscemi, joking, “I saw your movie, Mr. Pink, more like Mr. Stink.” And then he turned his attention to Adam, quipping, ‘I saw Happy Gilmore, it’s amazing how no talent can get you a movie.’”

Pictured: Adam making an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show (airing April 7) before hitting the carpet with his co-stars Jennifer Hudson, David Spade, Quincy Jones, Terry Crews, Rob Schneider and Jane Seymour at the premiere of Sandy Wexler held at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on Thursday (April 6) in Hollywood.


Adam Sandler and Jimmy Kimmel Remember Don Rickles

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Givenchy dress.

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Jimmy Kimmel Pays Tribute to Don Rickles: 'We Lost Someone I Love Very Much Today' (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel, along with tons of other celebs, is paying his respects to the late Don Rickles.

On tonight’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, the 49-year-old host presented clips of some of Don‘s greatest moments on his show in honor of the legendary comedian’s death earlier today at age 90.

“This is not going to be our usual show tonight,” Jimmy revealed. “And I’ll tell you right up front that I’m going to cry – probably a lot, which is embarrassing. But I’m not good with this sort of thing and I’m sorry – especially to those of you who came here to see the show in person, because that’s probably not what you came for. But we lost someone that we and I love very much today.”

“There will never be another Don Rickles,” Jimmy said before showing the montage. “He was probably the greatest talk show guest of all time. Here he is: Mr. Warmth – Don Rickles.”

Watch below.


The Best of Don Rickles on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Tom Hanks & Tim Allen Remember 'Toy Story' Co-Star Don Rickles

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen are remembering their late co-star Don Rickles tonight.

The actors co-starred in the Toy Story franchise with Don and are sharing their condolences for the loss of their friend. In the franchise, Don played Mr. Potatohead in all three Disney films.

Don Rickles is one of the biggest reasons I am a comic today,” Tim told Entertainment Tonight in a statement. “I feel bad, mostly for everyone in Heaven who will now learn first hand from the sharpest wits ever, what it’s like to be Rickled.”

Don passed away today (April 6) after suffering from kidney failure. He was 90-years-old.

Tom took to Twitter to share his thoughts towards the late comedian.

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Celebs Pay Tribute to Don Rickles After His Death

Celebs are speaking out to pay tribute to Don Rickles after he passed away on Thursday (April 6) due to kidney failure.

The legendary comedian was known as one of the greatest comics of all time and his insults were his specialty.

Fellow comics like Jimmy Kimmel and Bob Saget were among the first to speak out on social media to remember their friend. You can expect to see tributes pouring out all day long on Twitter!

Read some of the tweets below.

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