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D.L. Hughley Mourns Death of His Father ‘I’ve Never Known a Stronger Man’

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – MAY 10: D.L. Hughley performs at The Stress Factory Comedy Club on May 10, 2018 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)

Fans flooded comedian D.L. Hughley with support after he announced the death of his father, Charles Ronald Hughley, over the weekend.

“My father has passed!” Hughley tweeted Sunday morning. “He was there and held me when I took my first breath. I was there and held him when he took his last.”

The solemn news drew messages of support from fans and fellow comedians alike, who offered their condolences.

“Sorry to hear of your loss. May he RIP,” wrote veteran actor Glynn Turman.

“Our condolences to you and your family brother,” comedian Chris Tucker said.

Hughley shared a similar message on his official Facebook page to his over 2 million fans

“My father has passed! He was there and held me when I took my first breath, I was there and held him when he took his last! He was the strongest man I’ve ever known! Luv you old man! RIP Charles Ronald Hughley!”

Fans also didn’t hesitate to tweet messages of sympathy.

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