June Sarpong pays emotional tribute to brother Sam after he dies from apparent suicide

June Sarpone and her brother Sam

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.


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