“I am devastated,” the former Apprentice star told Radar Online. “He was the love of my life.”
Duncan died Monday in a Los Angeles hospital just two months after suffering a heart attack. He was 54. In Manigault’s official statement, she says the 6-ft., 5-in, 300-lb. actor “never fully recovered” from the heart attack.
Celebrities from all around the entertainment world have sent their condolences to Duncan’s family and friends.
“I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike,” said Tom Hanks. “He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of The Green Mile. He was magic. He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned.”
Steve Harvey stated, “I will miss my friend, Michael Clarke Duncan. What an incredible soldier in God’s Plan.”
Public and private memorial for Duncan will be planned in the coming days.