Rest in Peace Big Black! MTV's Rob & Big's Christopher Black Dies At a Tender Age of 45

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Rest in Peace Big Black! MTV's Rob & Big's Christopher Black Dies At a Tender Age of 45

Gone but not forgotten!

MTV's "Rob & Big" star Christopher “Big Black” Boykin dies aged 45. As per his representatives, the star passed away on Tuesday morning (May 9) after suffering a fatal heart attack. 

Caption: Rob & Big star Christopher "Big Black" Boykin has left this world.

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Following this travesty, MTV spokesperson released a touching statement.

“MTV is deeply saddened to learn the news of Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin’s passing. He was a long-time and beloved member of the MTV family and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this time.”

He was Rob Dyrdek’s best friend as well as his bodyguard on their reality show. The show ran from 2006 to 2008, and following some heated rows between the two stars, the show ended abruptly.

Caption: Rob on his fallout with Big Black. (Published on Mar 10, 2016)

Boykin later appeared on 'Fantasy Factory' in the main role for seven long seasons within the span of six years from 2009 to 2015.

This sad incident prompted Big Black's close ones to flood social media with tributes.

His near and dear ones remain speechless on this sudden incident.

 

Don't even know what to say...

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Big Black and hope his soul gets eternal rest in heaven.

Rest in Peace Big Black!