Heartbreaking News!! “What’s Happening” Star Ernest Lee’s Brother Died Of A Deadly Disease!!

If you have watched “What’s Happening” and its sequel, you must be a fan of Ernest Lee Thomas. He is pretty famous for his role in the show. Delivering insane performance, Thomas received tons of praise and developed a gigantic fan base. But, there are only a few fans who know, Thomas had a brother who came out to be transgender. And now the hot news popping out his Thomas has lost his brother due to a deadly disease.

Ernest Lee Thomas garnered incredible applaud for beautifully carrying out the role of Roger “Raj” Thomas in the popular 1970s ABC show, “What’s Happening!!” and its top-rated sequel, “What’s Happening Now!!.” He is also known for his brilliant performance in “Everybody Hates Chris” as Mr.Omar.

About Ernest Lee ThomasĀ 

 

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The popular social sensation, Ernest Lee Thomas, was born on March 26, 1950, in Gary Indiana, USA. However, he later moved to New York to tailor a career as a Broadway actor. Although in the initial days of his career working at the Broadway Productions, he struggled, ultimately he grabbed the role of “Raj” to acquire the crown of fame.

Ernest Lee Thomas Lost His Brother!!

Although Ernest Lee Thomas is pretty famous among the netizens, very little about his personal life is known. The fans are often curious to unwrap details about their favorite star. So, in an interview, Thomas opened up about his brother, who came out to be transgender and eventually died of a fatal disease.

 

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Thomas in an interview highlighted that his one and only brother came out to be gay before he was labeled a transgender. Thomas showers words of praise on his brother and conveyed that he was shocked to know about his sexuality as he was initially fond of ladies.

Thomas also revealed that his brother survived a near-death circumstance and so he wanted to live life according to his wish. He wanted to be Thomas’s sister. But, in the end, his brother died of pneumonia complexities and AIDS.

 

 

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