(Courtesy people.com and the Gottfried family)
Gilbert Gottfried has died. He was 67 years old.
The actor and comedian's family announced the sad news on his official Twitter account Tuesday, alongside a photo of Gottfried.
"We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness. In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend and father to his two young children," the family said.
"Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert's honor. Love, the Gottfried family," they added.
He was such a beloved talent and human being. Adele being a huge Disney fan, Lago (Below) the voice of Gottfried in the Disney movie Aladdin was obe of our favorite characters because of Gottfried and the personality he gave that crazy bird. What was the long illness he suffered from?????
Gilbert Gottfried passed away at 2:35 p.m. ET on April 12, 2022, from Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia due to Myotonic Dystrophy type II." (RIP GG)