“Spartacus” actor Andy Whitfield, 39, died on Sunday. The actor was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Starz CEO Andy Albrecht released the following statement, “”We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Andy Whitfield. We were fortunate to have worked with Andy in ‘Spartacus’ and came to know that the man who played a champion on-screen was also a champion in his own life.”
The Associated Press reported that his wife has released a statement that Whitfield died on a “sunny Sydney morning” in the “arms of his loving wife”.
Tragedy has hit Taylor Armstrong of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”.
Many have watched the turmoil the two have gone through in trying to repair their marriage and then reading about their divorce last month, but today’s news is quite tragic as Russell Armstrong has been found dead.
A roommate found Russell hanging in his bedroom and according to reports, there is no suicide note.
UPDATE: TMZ.com is reporting that Russell’s lawyer Ronald Richards was having major financial problems, in million dollars in debt and was extremely bummed out about his divorce with Taylor.
More details coming soon….