Leslie Jordan was a celebrity in his own right. He made a name for himself by starring in a number of popular series over the years, and he was friends with a number of Hollywood celebrities before passing away on October 24, 2022.
Jordan also helped several individuals get past the COVID-19 lockout. He shared amusing films on the internet that were universally relevant throughout the outbreak.
Jordan’s most well-known parts were in “Call Me Kat,” “American Horror Story,” “Hearts Afire,” and “Will & Grace.” He was 67 years old when he died in a tragic accident.
Jordan’s representative confirmed his death, adding that the light he brought into the world will never be extinguished. The post also said that fans should expect to get a preview of a project Jordan was working on before his death.
Before he died, Jordan’s funny videos on Instagram and TikTok helped him gain a large number of fans. When asked what he did to gain such a wide following, he just stated that he was himself.
Many individuals were devastated by his passing because of this. Fans, coworkers, and friends expressed their condolences in the comments section of Jordan’s Instagram post.
Jordan’s official cause of death has yet to be determined. Nonetheless, he was driving his BMW in Hollywood on Monday, October 4, 2022, when he experienced a medical emergency and slammed into the side of a building, according to reports.
The front of the automobile was severely damaged, with most of the damage being on the passenger side. First responders pronounced Jordan deceased at the site. The collision occurred at 9:30 a.m.
Jordan arrived in Hollywood only days before his untimely death, and he looked to be full of life. Before passing away, he maintained his profession in the industry and even found a new love.
Jordan met a new lover months before his death.
Jordan has been a homosexual icon throughout his career and is proud of it. He once said,
“I escaped the womb and landed in my mother’s high heels.”
Just months before his sad death, the superstar stated that he had met a new guy. He discussed his relationship in an interview in February of this year. He stated that his lover was assisting him in overcoming his trouble receiving praise.
He added that his partner informed him that the best way to take a compliment was to return it. Jordan then laughed and said he didn’t have time for it.
Despite his aversions, he said that his lover has been assisting him in becoming better at receiving praise. He chatted cheerfully and animatedly about their adventure.
While people were curious that Jordan had a lover, he was never spotted out with him. There have been no paparazzi images or social media posts about the two.
Jordan was openly homosexual for nearly his whole career. He was, nevertheless, the type to flaunt his relationships. He was extremely secretive when it came to dating and relationships.
Although he didn’t talk much about his romances, the social media phenomenon once confessed to “The Gay Times” that he was seeing a man 20 years his junior.
He stated that they intended to marry but were unable to go the distance. He also said that he did not only date homosexual males. He revealed:
“That was done by my generation. I worked for one for 10 years.”
Jordan led an unusual life, and his death was felt deeply in his neighborhood and beyond. As soon as his death was confirmed, condolences for the late actor and comedian began flooding in.
Jordan’s colleagues mourn
On Monday night, fans, friends, and co-stars paid tribute to Jordan in the comments section of his death announcement post, expressing their love for him.
Jordan touched many people’s lives, and it was evident from his posts on numerous social media sites that his fan base was wide. Those who had the opportunity to work with him were the most affected by his death.
As the number of comments on Jordan’s Instagram post increased, so did the number of individual postings from previous co-stars. One of them was Mayim Balik, with whom he collaborated on “Call Me Kat.”
She turned to Twitter to issue a statement on behalf of herself and the “Call Me Kat” cast and crew. Balik stated:
“Leslie Jordan was really bigger than life.” He was the epitome of the Southern gentleman: compassionate, intelligent, wicked, and humorous. “We got to know and love him at the pinnacle of his pleasure and joy, and it’s impossible to picture life without Leslie.”
The article was accompanied by photos of Jordan, some with and others without Balik. Jordan appeared in one of the images as a young guy, smiling at the camera and with a full head of brown hair.
Megan Mullally, who co-starred with Jordan on “Will and Grace,” paid homage to him as well. She tweeted a sweet snapshot of the two of them, in which Jordan was dressed in a cowboy costume and Mullally laid her forearm on his head.
Mullally acknowledged her shock at the loss of Jordan, describing him as one of her closest friends. She also stated that he was one of the greats of humor and that he performed his parts easily.
She closed the message by addressing Jordan personally, telling him how much she loved him, how much she missed him, and how she knew there would never be another person like him. Sean Hayes, another “Will and Grace” co-star, immediately followed suit with his own homage.
Hayes tweeted a photo of himself and Jordan, who was once again dressed in cowboy attire. Hayes expressed his heartbreak at Jordan’s death and said that everyone who met him adored him.
Jordan, he claimed, had a large heart and cared deeply about the people he loved. He then addressed Jordan personally, saying he would be missed and referring to him as a great friend.
The latest “Will and Grace” celebrity to pay respect to his former co-star was Erin McCormack. McCormack wrote in a beautiful post:
“I was heartbroken to learn of the death of [Jordan], the funniest and flirtiest southern gentleman I’ve ever encountered.” Every episode of Will & Grace benefited from his pleasure and happiness.He died thirty years too soon. “Sweet man, you were cherished.”
Many news outlets reported that the stars of “Will and Grace” expressed their heartfelt sentiments for all to see. Friends and admirers from all across the world have been paying their respects. Leslie Jordan, rest in peace.