TV host June Sarpong has paid an emotional tribute to her brother Sam, saying his death is a “loss for the world”.
Sam, well known in the States for co-hosting MTV’s Yo Momma, died after falling from a bridge in Los Angeles yesterday.
June said in a statement today: “I love my brother very much.
“Sam was an amazing human being. His passing is a loss for the world. ”
She added: “I’d ask anyone who is going through tough times to seek help. Please talk to someone.”
Confirming his death, Sam’s publicist J.D. Sobol, said in a statement yesterday : “It is with great sadness that the family of Samuel Sarpong, Jr. must share the news that Sam has passed away.