Gilbert Gottfried Was Working Weeks Before Passing, in Great Spirits
Working weeks before death …
Hilarious to The End
4/14/2022 1: 00 AM PT
Gilbert Gottfried was hard at work just a few weeks before his death — and we’ve got video of one of his final on-screen appearances … where he looks as spirited as ever.
The President of HollywoodOffices, Brad Folb, tells TMZ … his company hired GG March 16 for a Cameo-styled ad through a company called Memmo — which allows you to book celebs for any type of shout-out you might want.
In this case, HO was looking for a personalized message from a star who would be instantly recognisable. They quickly landed on Gilbert. They thought he would be great, seeing as his voice is famous in La La Land.
Folb claims they sent Gilbert instructions about what they wanted to communicate in the video. Specifically, Gilbert was told that he would have to be a dummy and not rent office space from them. However, there was a no rules rule for the guy so he could express his feelings in whatever way he wished.
Welp produced exactly that… with hilarious results. We’re told the folks at HollywoodOffices were more than happy with what they got from him — a gig that cost ’em about $1,300.
Seeing that a lot of their clients work as entertainment professionals, Folb says that Gilbert’s ad was just right. And, of course, it was so freakin funny… in true Gottfried fashion.
As you can see … the dude looks and sounds like his old self, and surely seemed to be in high spirits — which is why his passing was as shocking as it was. His family announced that he had died Tuesday after a long battle against a heart condition called Ventricular Tachycardia due Myotonic Dystrophy type 2.
Gilbert was just 67. RIP
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