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“Big Black” From MTV’s ‘Rob & Big’ Dies at 45

This is heartbreaking.

One of MTV’s most loved characters, Big Black from MTV’s ‘Rob & Big’, has passed away. Big Black, real name Christopher Boykin, starred alongside Rob Dyrdek in their hilarious adventures on ‘Rob & Big,’ later moving on to ‘Fantasy Factory’ for more shenanigans. Big Black was Rob’s security and sidekick, going along for much of Rob’s crazy stunts.

Big Black reportedly had a heart attack. He was 45.

Rob Dyrdek expressed his sadness, saying, “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.”

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