Tisha Taylor Murphy, wife of comedian Charlie Murphy, lost her battle with cancer over the weekend.
Tisha passed away Sunday, “peacefully” and surrounded by family, in the couple’s New Jersey home. According to a statement released by the family’s publicist. she had been “facing the challenges of cancer for the past two years.”
“The Murphy family appreciates all the support they have received from friends and fans and requests privacy during this very difficult time,” the brief statement reads in closing.
There’s no official word on what type of cancer Tisha died from, but some speculate that she may have been suffering from breast cancer.
Charlie and Tisha married in 1997 and had two children together. S2S would like to send our condolences and prayers to the family at this difficult time.
— Sonya Eskridge