Saturday, August 9, 2008

Comedian Bernie Mac & Soul Singer Isaac Hayes Die


Unfortunately, the entertainment community has lost comedian, Bernie Mac today, he was 50. He died from complications related to pneumonia in a Chicago hospital this morning according to his rep, Danica Smith.

My fellow Chicagoan will be truly missed!



According to CNN, soul singer Isaac Hayes has also passed away at the age of 65 (today, Aug. 10). Details are unknown at this time.

15 comments:

that guy said...

Bernie Mac will be truly missed. He was a great comedian.

12kyle said...

RIP for the Mac! He will be missed

Darius T. Williams said...

Just horrible...isn't that just horrible?

Anonymous said...

BERNIE MAC WAS A GREAT COMEDIAN AND ALSO A GREAT FRIEND RIP BERNIE

Nakyla said...

WHY IS IT THAT ALL OF A SUDDEN WE ARE LOSING THE MOST POWERFUL, SOULFUL, AND CLASSICAL PEOPLE...FIRST ITS BERNIE MAC...THEN ISSAC HAYES....I'M ONLY 13 BUT IVE BEEN LISTENING TO ISSAC HAYES SINCE I WAS 4 AND I'VE BEEN WATCHING BERNIE MAC SINCE I WAS 9....SO I BASICALLY GREW UP WITH THESE TWO SPECIAL PEOPLE'S ENTERTAINMENT AROUND ME....IN MY HEART THEY ARE ALWAYS HERE...THEY WILL TRULY BE MISSED...R.I.P. BERNIE MAC AND ISSAC HAYES

antithesis said...

those are some tough blows for this generation to take...bernie mac was a funny dude and my parents loved them some isaac hayes.

Dominican Enigma said...

I loved loved loved Bernie. Makes me cry thinking about this.His poor wife. they were married for 31 years. Wow

Anonymous said...

I was stunned at the Bernie Mac news, he was so young and had so much left to live. Isaac was an amazing artist and legend. We've lost two giants in the industry. They will be truly missed.

Kwana said...

What a sad weekend. They will both be missed.

T said...

Yeah it was a sad weekend for the entertainment industry.

I'll be sure to keep these men's family's in my prayers.

K-Bear said...

I'm just sick about Bernie leaving us so soon. BUT...he loved, he laughed and he lived. What more is there...nothing! God bless those closest to him as they struggle through this difficult time!

SolShine7 said...

So sad! Bernie Mac has this excellent interview that he did with Tavis Smiley. It should be on YouTube or PBS.org. He said some really inspirational and insightful stuff.

MeMe said...

BGG, I was so super sad to hear the news about Bernie Mac. I am still in a state of shock! I can honestly say that as a Chicago native myself and a lover of good comedy, I was a huge fan Bernie Mac. He will truly be missed!

Tawanna said...

Simply put, they will both be missed!

kb said...

He seemed more like family to me! I guess it's the whole Chicago connect. Let me tell you, EVERYONE,in Chicago is upset, even the governor.
R.i.P