Heartbreaking news for Cuba Gooding Jr.

1 min read

The actor has lost his father today

In devastating news today, we’ve learnt that singer and actor Cuba Gooding Sr. has been discovered dead in his car in Woodland Hills, California. 

The 72-year-old father of Cuba Gooding Jr. was allegedly discovered unconscious in his car and attempts to performs CPR on him were unsuccessful. 

It was reported by TMZ that empty alcohol bottles were found in the vehicle by police, raising concerns of death by overdose. 

Gooding Sr. was best known for his role as lead singer of the band The Main Ingredient and through the fame of his son, 49-year-old Cuba Gooding Jr. 

He is survived by his wife Shirley and their four children. 

Our condolences to the Gooding family and their friends. 

Images: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images, Kristen Blush/Getty Image

Written By Stephanie Nuzzo
Steph

Come again?

And wait until you see why!

mcflurry

Stop what you’re doing. Put your phones down. Put them in your pocket. Bolt to your closest Macca’s. McFlurrys are cheaper than a coffee today.