Comedian 'Bentong' passes away at 55

Manila,Philippines - 'Bentong' or Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr. passed away at the age of 55, Saturday, February 9. The news was confirmed by his son-in-law Arvin Vincent Anierdes in Facebook post. 



"Rest in Peace Papa Bentong hindi ko akalain na heto na ang ating huling pagsasama naten alam ko kasama mo na ang Panginoon ngayon kaya panatag narin ang loob ko," Anierdes written in a post.

"Maraming maraming salamat Papa sa pag-aaruga sa Pamilya naten. Maraming salamat din dahil napakarami mo napasayang tao. Mahal na mahal ka namain Pa," He added. 

It was reported that he was declared dead on arrival in Fairview General Hospital following a cardiac arrest. Bentong started in ABS-CBN as a production assistant and he was given a break as a comedian and a side-kick of television host Willie Revillame in his noontime show.

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