If Tommy “Small” Lister died from COVID-19 — as men and women close to him suspect — it would have been his next bout with it, since TMZ’s realized he fought it off months just before his dying.
The “Friday” star’s rep, Cindy Cowan, tells TMZ … “Small” examined constructive about 4 months back. He had quite a few of the widespread signs … he felt lethargic and struggled respiratory, but his diabetic issues also made him large possibility. She suggests he wasn’t hospitalized but quarantined at property.
Quickly ahead to December 3 … Cindy tells us Tommy was meant to visit her residence, but alternatively, he called and informed her he was feeling all those painfully familiar COVID signs all over again.
She claims he felt it was possibly greatest for him NOT to enter her household out of worry of spreading what ever he experienced. Tommy’s cause of dying has not nonetheless been determined … but we’ve uncovered he feared he had contracted the coronavirus all over again.
TMZ broke the story … Tommy regrettably died the subsequent 7 days just after the L.A. County Sheriff’s Office conducted a welfare test and discovered him dead. Close friends had been involved when they hadn’t heard from him considering the fact that Wednesday night time.
Tommy experienced been emotion so ill … he was pressured to terminate his to start with day of filming Sunday for a new film with Sam Worthington. He also canceled a Zoom panel Tuesday.
He’d a short while ago advised Cowan he desired to be just one of the very first in line to get the vaccine when it rolls out later this thirty day period. He just preferred points to go back to regular as a lot as achievable … and expend time with his daughter, Religion.
At this instant, it is unclear what funeral preparations will be made, but seem for some type of celebration of lifestyle in early January, if achievable.