It is with our deepest condolences that we report that Comedy Legend John Witherspoon has died. The actor/comedian died suddenly at his home with no cause of death being revealed. For decades John has made us laugh with his comedic roles in film TV shows. He gained great popularity for playing Ice Cube’s dad Willie in the iconic franchise “Friday” and as “Pop” on the Warner Brothers television show “The Wayne Brothers.
Over the past couple of days, various celebrities took to social media to pay tribute Witherspoon. Ice cube posted on Twitter “I’m devasted over the passing of John Witherspoon. Life won’t be as funny without him”. Witherspoon is survived by his wife Angela, and two sons JD and Alexander.