Comedy Central Comedian Chris Cotton Dies Suddenly at 32, Months Before Pregnant Wife to Give Birth

Comedian and Comedy Central character Chris Cotton has died. He was solely 32 years previous.

On Thursday (Dec. 12), Comedy Central confirmed through a tweet that the up-and-comedian had unexpectedly handed away. A explanation for dying has not been publicly revealed.

The loss is particularly devastating to his spouse of eight years, Ericalynn, who’s anticipating their first baby collectively in February. The couple had been reportedly childhood sweethearts.

A Philadelphia native, Cotton was a daily on the Philly and New York comedy scene. He carried out at NYC’s Caroline’s on Broadway comedy membership simply final week.

Cotton was finest identified for his work on Comedy Central, serving as a number of the community’s weekday on-line speak present, Every Damn Day.

He joined the present as a author by Comedy Central’s Creators Program and was then promoted to host. He has additionally appeared on different CC exhibits and was a purple carpet correspondent for among the community’s occasions.

He additionally launched a memoir final 12 months titled What My Dad Did: My Theory on Joke Writing.

The comedy group is mourning over his sudden loss. Comedians like Hannibal Buress and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon author Nate Dern shared their recollections and condolences on social media.

An official GoFundMe web page has been arrange in Cotton’s honor, elevating over $40,000 to date. Proceeds might be donated Ericalynm and their unborn child and Cotton’s household.

The web page additionally introduced memorial/comedy exhibits to rejoice his life in each Philly and NYC. The dates have but to be decided.

Philadelphia restaurant The Loft at City Winery has already introduced a memorial for Cotton to be held on January sixth.

Our ideas exit to Ericlynn and the Cotton household.

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