DJ David Newsroom EXCLUSIVE: 'ROB & BIG' STAR BIG BLACK DEAD AT 45
Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin, who was the other half of Rob Dyrdek’s hit MTV show “Rob & Big” has died DJ David Newsroom has learned.
His rep tells DJ David Newsroom Chris died Tuesday morning. No word on cause of death yet.
He was Rob’s best friend and bodyguard on their reality show, which ran from 2006 to 2008. The pals got into a bunch of random adventures – like breaking Guinness records, exorcising their house, installing an ATM … and, of course, catching people with their net gun.
Before he was a TV star, Boykin served in the U.S. Navy.
Chris is survived by a 9-year-old daughter.
He was 45.
RIP @BigBlack. My heart is crushed. I’ll remember all the times you made me laugh and my prayers go out to your family ❤️🙏🏼😢
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'MY HEART IS BROKEN'
Rob Dyrdek just addressed the death of his longtime friend Christopher “Big Black” Boykin with a heartfelt message about the memories and time the two had together.
Rob posted a series of photos of the pair with the message, “My heart is broken. I don’t want to write this post. I don’t want to believe that this is reality. I am so thankful for you. We truly were brothers that lived an unexpected unforgettable adventure. I just can’t fathom that it would end so suddenly.”
DJ David Newsroom broke the story … Boykin died Tuesday, we’re told it was of a heart attack.