Several sources have confirmed this: Teddy Ray died of The shadow room. The comedian celebrated his 32nd birthday on July 30. At that point, he took to Instagram with a throwback photo and caption: “I’m putting on 32 like…Lord, thank you for one more lap around this hot** sun.”
At this time it is unclear what led to his death and we have no further information. However, news of Teddy’s death is beginning to circulate online, including messages from close friends and industry peers.
We already miss Teddy Ray.
— Los PopaVitch (@KarlousM) August 12, 2022
Ah… reliable source has confirmed this.
— Tim Chantarangsu (@TimothyDeLaG) August 12, 2022
Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He will be deeply missed by the entire comedy community. pic.twitter.com/45xrqIL4QM
— comedycentral (@ComedyCentral) August 13, 2022
Teddy Ray was one of the realest niggas who breathed. The world has just lost a legend. He was such a good guy this is trash.
— He Burton (@ThatDudeMCFLY) August 13, 2022
RIP my nigga Teddy Ray
— Big 🐰 (@FreddieGibbs) August 12, 2022
Fans share favorite moments celebrating Teddy’s life
As mentioned, Teddy was best known for his comedy, including his appearances in Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital platform. He is also known for his cast member days on MTVs Wild ‘N Out’ and podcast with Lewis Ray called The Cali Backlash. As news of his death spread, fans began sharing some of the comedian’s favorite moments, including his “double cheeked” viral video.
Also these pic.twitter.com/vL5wGhkcf1
— LTE (@Lte456) August 13, 2022
This guy Teddy Ray left us with a blast and niggas never dropped a live version 😭😭😭
REST IN PEACE pic.twitter.com/maXctAJygq
— Yuusha ga Shinda SZN (@dbshinnin) August 12, 2022
My Favorite Teddy Ray Clip
Rest in paradise pic.twitter.com/yEQWzKhmz5
— Elgin Barrett Eugene Smith III (@jayubeezy) August 12, 2022
Teddy Ray and DoBoy toasting each other was great comedy, we’re going to miss that
— Jordan Mendoza (@jordan_mendoza5) August 13, 2022