On Tuesday, reports began circulating that one of the greats in the comedy world, John Witherspoon had passed away. People on social media tried to spin it, by saying it was a newscaster of the same name who passed away, however, the family of the actor & comedian confirmed the sad report.Family to John Witherspoon confirmed the unfortunate reports of the passing in a series of tweets on Twitter, "It is with deep sadness we have to tweet this, but our husband & father John Witherspoon has passed away. He was a Legend in the entertainment industry, and a father figure to all who watched him over the years. We love you 'POPS' always & forever. - The Witherspoon Family." Watch it down below.
So...my Dad died today & honestly I'm not sure how to feel. I'm sad, but I'm also happy 4 all the great times we had together. We'd roast each other like homies more than Father & Son, and I really liked that. He was my best friend & my idol.