Randy Gonzalez, the father in the famous TikTok duo Enkyboys, has died. He passed away at the age of 35. According to a report by TMZ, he took his last breaths on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
It has been reported by the media outlet that the TikTok star passed away in hospice on Wednesday morning. Keep scrolling further to know the cause behind the death of Randy Gonzalez.
What was the cause behind the demise of TikTok star Randy Gonzalez?
TikTok star Randy Gonzalez passed away at the age of 35 in hospice on Wednesday morning. A source close to the family of Randy Gonzalez has told the media outlet TMZ, that he died after a battle with colon cancer.
Throughout his fight with colon cancer, Randy gave health updates to his fans on social media. He shared the news of his diagnosis in April. At that time, he told his 15.6 million followers on TikTok that he was diagnosed with the disease six months before.
Then, the father of three also went on to say that he was given two to three years to live. In addition to this, he also mentioned that undergoing chemotherapy could extend his life by an additional five years.
In his second to last video posted in December 2022, Randy told his TikTok fans that things were ‘doing good except that his current chemotherapy plan was ‘not working.’ Then, he shared a video in which he can be heard saying, ‘I do feel good.’
While standing next to his wife and their six-year-old son, Brice, Gonzalez further added, ‘I’m just happy we’re back in Texas with the family.’ In the video, he confessed that they have not been sharing videos because he was feeling ‘sick all the time.’
Randy Gonzalez created more awareness about colon cancer
After learning about his diagnosis, Randy took to social media and stated that he was trying to remain ‘strong for the family’ and used his platform to spread awareness of colon cancer.
Despite trying to stay positive throughout his diagnosis, he said, at times, he felt like he and his family were ‘going through the motions’ and just trying to get through his cancer diagnosis ‘day by day.’
In other videos shared on social media, Randy said that the doctors gave him ‘five years to live’ and he ‘still looks up for better days.’ In November, he said that going through treatment had been ‘horrible’ and he ‘barely started moving again.’
Gonzalez further added, ‘Cancer sucks. It sucks the life out of you and makes you feel like you have nothing to live for but in reality, you do…You have to be strong to fight cancer and beat it.’
The social media influencer went on to say, ‘I want to be a testimony of this in another year or so when I’m still alive.’ He claimed that he was denied at a cancer center at the University of Texas as they didn’t take his insurance. He even made a GoFundMe page to cover the cost of his treatments.
Randy bagged a role on NBC‘s Lopez Vs. Lopez as Chance, which premiered on November 4. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Gonzalez, son Brice and 2 daughters Lauran and Aubree.
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