Charlie Balducci, MTV ‘True Life’ Star, Dies At 44 – Charlie Balducci, best known for his time on the MTV reality show “True Life,” was found dead at the age of 44.
Charlie Balducci, MTV ‘True Life’ Star, Dies At 44 | Cause Of Death:
According to a report from TMZ, Charlie Balducci was discovered unresponsive in his bed on Saturday.
Law enforcement sources told the outlet that Charlie Balducci had last been seen around 2 a.m. that morning and they found him on his right side of his bed later that evening around 9 p.m.
Paramedics were called to the scene, but pronounced Charlie Balducci dead at the scene.
Charlie Balducci’s mother who tells TMZ Balducci passed away unexpectedly since he didn’t exhibit any kind of sickness. She said the last words he spoke to her were that he’s happy to have his boys, who are 17 and 19, respectively.
Charlie Balducci Found Dead:
Charlie Balducci was a trailblazer of sorts as a pioneer of reality TV. In 2001, Charlie Balducci is most know for allowing MTV True Life cameras to follow him 4 months before getting married to Sabrina in 2001… resulting in one of the most infamous rants ever caught on TV.
On the day Charlie was set to get married, the limo driver was running late, prompting Charlie Balducci to threaten the limo driver, “I will gut you like the piece of s**t you are” and “I’ll hunt you down like cattle.” Charlie thought the camera and microphone were off.
Charlie Balducci and Sabrina were one of 3 couples featured on the reality show “True Life: I’m Getting Married.” They were discovered during a dress fitting after Sabrina said a woman came up to them saying they were hysterical. And when the opportunity to appear on the show came up, Charlie jumped all over it.
In 2006 Charlie Balducci founded the NYC Arts Cypher, a non-profit community center that acts as a hub for aspiring artists in various mediums. Charlie was an Actor and owned a non-profit arts organization in Staten Island that offers programs to aspiring artists.
He produced a documentary with his non-profit NYC Arts Cypher that won best documentary short in the 2010 Staten Island Film Festival.
Charlie Balducci and Sabrina were married for over a decade and had two children together.