Celebrities took to social media to express their grief over the passing of the comedian.
Filipino comedian Bentong passed away at the age of 55 on Saturday morning, February 9. His friends in show business were deeply saddened about it and took to social media to express their grief over the passing of the comedian.
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Bentong, whose real name is Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr., was brought to Fairview General Hospital but reportedly did not survive complications from his diabetes.
His talent management agency Star Magic has released a statement regarding his death.
"It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of comedian Domingo Brotamante, also known as Bentong, this morning. We ask everyone to pray for the eternal repose of his soul and the comfort of the loved ones he left behind," Star Magic stated.