Monday, November 09, 2015

What?!?!?!!?!? Actor Sam Sarpong Is Dead?!?!?!?

Sam Sarpong in the movie Anchor Baby
MTV actor and model Sam Sarpong has died after falling off a bridge in California on Monday 26th October 2015.  Sam starred as lead actor in 2011 award winning movie - "Anchor Baby" with Omoni Oboli.  He won Best Lead Actor at the New York Film Festival for his stellar performance in Anchor Baby.  The 40 year old supermodel, musician and actor had also performed in various films such as "Keeping Up With the Steins" and "No Weapons" for which he won best lead actor at the San Diego Film Festival.  At the time of his death, he was the host on MTV's Yo Momma.

Sam Sarpong
Sam and his sister June Sarpong

Sam was one of the first black male models for designer Tommy Hilfiger and was the face of Tommy Hilfiger for several years. He had also appeared in campaigns for Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Versace.

Daily Mail reports that police spent seven hours trying to talk down the British and American actor before he fell to his death.   He is survived by the loving members of his family which include celebrity presenter and broadcaster June Sarpong.  May his soul rest in peace.

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