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Andrew Breitbart

Dead at 43

3/1/2012 6:33 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Andrew Breitbart -- founder of the popular news website -- is dead.
Andrew Breitbart -- founder of the popular news website -- died early this morning at the age of 43.

According to his website, Breitbart -- the political journalist who broke the Anthony Weiner penis pic story -- died "unexpectedly from natural causes" shortly after midnight this morning in L.A.

A statement on Breitbart reads, "We have lost a husband, a father, a son, a brother, a dear friend, a patriot and a happy warrior."

Andrew is survived by his wife and 4 children.

Breitbart's father-in-law told reporters Andrew was walking near his Brentwood home around midnight when he collapsed.

The father-in-law says someone saw Andrew collapse and called paramedics ... who raced to the scene and tried to revive him. Breitbart was transported to UCLA Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

According to reports, Breitbart suffered from heart problems last year.

Law enforcement sources tell us the LAPD is investigating the death.

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Andrew Breibart own words "I like making enemies" and he did a good job! no tears here! Couldn't get out of this one could you Andy?

973 days ago


Nobody can be 100% sure Andrew Breitbart is actually dead until we see his original, long-form death certificate.

973 days ago


He was a evil vile human being. right up there with Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, Santorum, Romney, Ginrich, Paul, Bohner, Ryan and all Tea Baggers

973 days ago

Al Redwood    

L.A Coroner, don't bungle this one like the score of previous episodes. It takes small mistakes to completely ruin the results. Previous cases only proved that they are reliably wrong, when it comes to famous personalities. Do they have a clue what to look for?

970 days ago

girl unimpressed    

dying so young... it could only be due to all the conservative based hate this man carried around inside him.

970 days ago


What slimeballs - he;s dead, and you choose to inject your imaginings. There's PLENTY of leftists in music & Hollywood that drugged themselves to death - Breitbart had health issues & had nothing to do with drugs.
Verbally hypocritical liberals - Love & Tolerance? Garbage.

967 days ago

Arthur Goldberg    

One less prick in the world!

966 days ago
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