After earlier report by TMZ said that Tommy Ford had passed, the site has updated the story and now says that – according to Ford’s wife – the actor is on life support, but is not expected to make it through the day.
As for actor Anthony Anderson‘s Twitter post that Ford died earlier, it’s not true — Anderson has since deleted the tweet.
“Thank you all for your prayers but we lost #TommyFord this morning. May GOD rest his soul and comfort his family,” Anderson tweeted.
The story goes that Ford, 52, went into a state of unconsciousness Wednesday in an Atlanta hospital after going in for a post-op checkup from a recent knee replacement surgery.
He’d been rehabbing as of late … according to his social media.
Tommy starred in all 5 seasons of “Martin” as the title character’s level-headed best friend, who often played a straight man to Martin’s crazy antics.
He also appeared on “New York Undercover,” “The Jamie Foxx Show” and “The Parkers.”
Ford also wrote children’s books that promoted drug-free and violence-free lifestyles.
Let’s all say a prayer for Tommy Ford.