40 year old British/Ghanaian TV actor and Model Sam Sarpong has tragically taken his own life.
Sarpong who co-hosted MTV’s Yo Momma show leaped to his death from a bridge in Southern California.
He was one of the first black male models for designer Tommy Hilfiger and was the face of the brand for over six years
Friends reportedly described Sam as being the life of the party, someone who loved life and would face every day with a smile on his face.
He was also Omoni Oboli’s husband in the movie, Anchor Baby.
Omoni Oboli while mourning his death wrote
“Have mercy Lord!!! I have been balling my eyes out for the last hour! I can’t deal with this! God knows I can’t! My husband in the movie ‘Anchor Baby’ gone like that! I have never met a more positive guy in my whole life! He’s the most genuine, God fearing, lovable character you’ll ever meet. What is in this life now? all the hustle! Over! Just like that! I’m MISERABLE! God speed fam! Rest in the bosom of The Lord!