Late Breaking News: Bernie Mac Has Died
In incredibly sad news, it has been confirmed that Bernie Mac died early this morning from complications of Pneumonia. According to the Chicago Sun Times, Bernie's publicist gave the following statement:
"Actor/ comedian Bernie Mac passed away this morning from complications due to pneumonia in a Chicago area hospital," Smith said in a statement. "No other details are available at this time. We ask that his family's privacy continues to be respected."
Bernie, who was born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, was only 50 years old. He was actually at one point this week responding well to treatment. But things turned fatal this morning. There is no word on whether public services will be held.
The actor's upcoming movies include "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" starring Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and David Schwimmer; and "Soul Men" with Samuel L. Jackson and Isaac Hayes. Incredibly sad news for everyone who loved and respected him. R.I.P. Bernie Mac.
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