Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has passed away at the age of 67 after battling a “long illness,” his family announced on Tuesday.
“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of out 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. Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor.
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“Love, the Gottfried family.”
— Gilbert Gottfried (@RealGilbert) April 12, 2022