Josh Gad reveals nephew, 20, ‘passed away in his sleep’: ‘Our family is trying to make sense of it’


Josh Gad reveals tragic news that his nephew ‘passed away in his sleep’ at 20-years-old: ‘Our family is trying to make sense of it all’

  • The 41-year-old Frozen star took to Twitter to mourn the loss of his beloved family member at such a young age
  • On Sunday, Josh wrote: ‘Thank you all for your love. Our beloved nephew Marco passed away in his sleep at 20, his life cut far too short and our pain far too deep’ 
  • No official cause of death has been revealed. 
  • Josh did have the support of celebrity friends on the microblogging site as a few including LeVar Burton and Bradley Whitford posted sweet replies 
  • Days prior, Josh alluded to the tragedy while also reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade 

Josh Gad has revealed that his 20-year-old nephew died in his sleep.

The 41-year-old Frozen star took to Twitter to mourn the loss of his beloved family member at such a young age.

On Sunday, Josh wrote: ‘Thank you all for your love. Our beloved nephew Marco passed away in his sleep at 20, his life cut far too short and our pain far too deep.

Sad news: Josh Gad (seen in November 2019) has revealed that his 20-year-old nephew died in his sleep

Sad news: Josh Gad (seen in November 2019) has revealed that his 20-year-old nephew died in his sleep

'Our family is trying to make sense of it all': The 41-year-old Frozen star took to Twitter to mourn the loss of his beloved family member at such a young age

‘Our family is trying to make sense of it all’: The 41-year-old Frozen star took to Twitter to mourn the loss of his beloved family member at such a young age

‘Our family is trying to make sense of it all but your support has been incredible. [three red heart emojis]’

No official cause of death has been revealed. 

Josh did have the support of celebrity friends on the microblogging site as a few posted sweet replies.

LeVar Burton wrote: 'So sorry for your loss, brother. Sending love… [purple heart, praying hands, purple heart emojis]'

LeVar Burton wrote: ‘So sorry for your loss, brother. Sending love… [purple heart, praying hands, purple heart emojis]’

Actor Bradley Whitford replied: 'Love, love, love to all of you, Josh. May his memory be a blessing'

Actor Bradley Whitford replied: ‘Love, love, love to all of you, Josh. May his memory be a blessing’

Sports producer David Lang wrote: 'stay strong bud. love to all of you'

Sports producer David Lang wrote: ‘stay strong bud. love to all of you’

LeVar Burton wrote: ‘So sorry for your loss, brother. Sending love… [purple heart, praying hands, purple heart emojis]’

Actor Bradley Whitford replied: ‘Love, love, love to all of you, Josh. May his memory be a blessing.’

Sports producer David Lang wrote: ‘stay strong bud. love to all of you’

Days prior, Josh alluded to the tragedy while also reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. 

Family first: Josh has two children - Ava, 11, and Isabella, 8 - with wife Ida Darvish as they were married in 2008, the family are seen in August 2019

Family first: Josh has two children – Ava, 11, and Isabella, 8 – with wife Ida Darvish as they were married in 2008, the family are seen in August 2019

'As my family and I deal with unimaginable loss today': Days prior, Josh alluded to the tragedy while also reacting to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

‘As my family and I deal with unimaginable loss today’: Days prior, Josh alluded to the tragedy while also reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

He continued: 'They want us to be apathetic. We can’t. They want us to crumble. We don’t. They want us to concede more rights and freedoms. We won’t. Grieve today. Fight tomorrow. I will be right there with you'

He continued: ‘They want us to be apathetic. We can’t. They want us to crumble. We don’t. They want us to concede more rights and freedoms. We won’t. Grieve today. Fight tomorrow. I will be right there with you’

He wrote: ‘As my family and I deal with unimaginable loss today, I am also trying to balance it with the heartbreak of the events of today. Sometimes you need a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold or a partner to fight alongside. To every woman in fear today, I will be all of the above.

 ‘They want us to be apathetic. We can’t. They want us to crumble. We don’t. They want us to concede more rights and freedoms. We won’t. Grieve today. Fight tomorrow. I will be right there with you.’

 Josh has two children – Ava, 11, and Isabella, 8 – with wife Ida Darvish as they were married in 2008.

He alluded to the tragedy earlier that day as he wrote: ‘Don’t ask for a lot of love by our family could use it today. [prayer hands emoji]’

He alluded to the tragedy earlier that day as he wrote: 'Don’t ask for a lot of love by our family could use it today. [prayer hands emoji]'

He alluded to the tragedy earlier that day as he wrote: ‘Don’t ask for a lot of love by our family could use it today. [prayer hands emoji]’

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