Comedian and TV host Carmelito Reyes, more popularly known as Shalala, has passed away. He was 61.
News outlets on Wednesday reported about the death of Shalala, who was a former co-host of late German “Kuya Germs” Moreno in Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman.
Shalala’s passing was relayed to TV host and singer John Nite by the former’s brother Anthony Reyes.
“Anthony, the brother of Carmelito Reyes (a.k.a. Shalala) confirmed to me that my good friend died at 7:30 a.m., in a hospital due to cardiac arrest,” John announced in a Faceboook post alongside a photo of Shalala.
“Sad day, sorry for the great loss. RIP,” he added.
In a separate Facebook post Nite shared a set of photos of them less than two weeks ago with their circle of friends.
Alex-Gonzaga, who was Shalala’s co-host in the TV 5 showbiz talk show Juicy which ran from 2010 to 2012, took to Instagram to mourn the death of the comedian.
“We will miss your laugh. Praying for your family, friend.