Yvonne Mooney is an actress model and best know as the former wife of Paul Mooney. Her Ex-husband Paul Mooney, the legendary comedian passed away at the age of 79 on May 19th, 2021, Wednesday morning at his home in Oakland, due to a heart attack. Paul, who’s been out of the public eye for the past few years had also reportedly been suffering from dementia for some time and was staying with his family.
Following the news of Paul Mooney’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the legendary comedian artist, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user wrote “So saddened by the loss of a real comedy King, Paul Mooney. Total respect for my elder. Witherspoon last year, now this. They say it comes in threes. I ain’t sleepin’ for the next two years.” Another said “Nooooooo! The beautiful, profound, deeply funny, and brilliant Paul Mooney has passed away. God!! I first met Paul at The Comedy Store when I was 19. He was always so lovely to me and I eventually got to work with him on SNL. F***! This hurts so bad.”. “It’s not hyperbole to call Paul Mooney an icon and a legend. He was all those things and more. The absolute top of the top, best of the best comic that they all aspired to be. His presence was STRONG. He and Pryor cracking each other up in heaven right now.” Other users said.
Deon Cole, the comedian tweeted “SOOOO I knew Paul was an iconic writer for Richard Pryor and When I became a writer for Conan I told him I was and he said to me “good for you. they got a can of moose hair gel with your name on it too. don’t use it” and I understood instantly what was up. R.I.P. PAUL MOONEY.” Reverend Al Sharpton, American civil rights activist tweeted ‘I am saddened to hear about the passing of comedian, Paul Mooney, an extraordinary humorist, and passionate community activist. We spent many hours in fierce and fiery discussions that I’ll always remember. May he Rest In Peace and Power.”
Yvonne Mooney is an actress, model, and well known for the movie in 1977 “Which Way Is Up” and “ The Richard Pryor Special”, establishing a name for herself in the ’70s. We do not have much information regarding her education details. Talking about her age, Yvonne Mooney is in the mid-’70s and she was born in the USA. We do not have much information regarding her parents. However, we will keep you updated in the future.
Yvonne Mooney was married to Paul Mooney in 1973. Paul Mooney is known for his roles in The Buddy Holly Story, and Chappelle’s Show. He previously worked as a writer on In Living Color and The Richard Pryor Show. However, the relationship between them did not work out and got divorced and the couple shared 5 children named Dwayne Mooney, Spring Mooney, Symeon Mooney, Shane Mooney, and Daryl Mooney. However, his son Symeon passed away in 2001, he was tragically killed.
Later, Paul got married to Shelley, we do not have many details about her. Paul Mooney in 2019 tweeted stating “My best friends are my children… all four of them.”. Father’s death broke, Spring Mooney and tweeted “Give me a moment !!! My best friend just died and my world is forever SHOOK !!! I really can’t put into words right now my feelings … know that I LOVE THIS MAN AND I AM BROKEN.” The Paul Mooney official Twitter page confirmed the news of his passing, stated, “Thank you all from the bottom of all of our hearts …you’re all are the best!…… Mooney World. The Godfather of Comedy – ONE MOON MANY STARS! .. To all in love with this great man.. many thanks.”
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