A well-liked comic handed away Friday night time from an obvious drug overdose.
In accordance with TMZ, Fuquan Johnson, 42, was at an undisclosed dwelling in Venice, California, for an intimate social gathering with a gaggle of mates, together with his ex-beau comic/mannequin Kate Quigley. Native police disclosed the New Jersey native was one among three individuals who overdosed on a cocktail of cocaine and fentanyl. They have been pronounced useless on the scene.
Shortly after midnight, police have been known as to the house, and upon arriving, they found Fuquan’s physique and two different unidentified folks. Quigley was rushed to the hospital and is in important situation.
Quigley reportedly lives on the property adjoining to the house the place the overdose occurred.
The Los Angeles Police Division (LAPD) is investigating. No particulars have been launched concerning who provided the medicine or how they have been distributed.
Fuquan’s life got here to an abrupt finish on the peak of his profession.
The comic had been within the sport for just a little over a decade. He was a author for 2020’s Comedy Parlour Dwell: Quarantine Version and was the manufacturing assistant for a 2013 mini-series, That’s A Good friend. Fuquan was additionally the affiliate producer for MTV’s 2018 collection Excessive Crimes– although it by no means aired. The Los Angeles-based entertainer had additionally labored with Shaun and Marlon Wayans.
Followers and trade people reacted to the information of his demise.
— Crack’Em Up Comedy (@CrackemupLA) September 5, 2021
— Aisha♋ (@Aisha77) September 5, 2021
— uno. (@4two6am) September 5, 2021
Rattling bro RIP #FuquanJohnson 🙏🏾😞 https://t.co/UnO2VYPnvT
— KP AKA Hold Pushin’ (The Starter Equipment) (@IKeeppushin) September 5, 2021
As particulars emerge, we’ll hold you posted.