This article previously appeared on WHO.
Tragic news for Eddie Murphy as his older brother, Charlie Murphy, has lost his battle with leukaemia at age 57.
Murphy was a stand-up comedian, best know for his appearances on Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central.
The New York based performer was also instrumental in the writing of his younger brother's films, Norbit and Vampire in Brooklyn.
Following the entertainer's passing, many celebrities have taken to social media to extend their condolences.