Fans And Friends Share Their Thoughts Following The Death Of Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin

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05.09.17

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Many fans shared their shock online after learning about the death of former Rob & Big star Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin. The former bodyguard for pro skater Rob Dyrdek passed away at the age of 45, reportedly due to a heart attack, and leaves behind his wife Shannon and their 9-year-old daughter. MTV released a statement reacting to the news according to People magazine:

“MTV is deeply saddened to learn the news of Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin’s passing,” MTV said in a statement, obtained by PEOPLE. “He was a longtime and beloved member of the MTV family and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this time.”

Elsewhere, friends and associates shared their thoughts and grief over the passing of the lovable reality star.

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