Leslie Jordan’s Cause of Death Confirmed Three Months After His Tragic Passing

Nearly three months after Leslie Jordan’s unexpected and tragic passing, his cause of death has been confirmed.

According to multiple reports, Jordan died of “sudden cardiac dysfunction” while driving his car, which ultimately led to his car veering off the road. As the coroner’s report revealed, Jordan was taking heart medication at the time of his death. Additionally, it was reported that one of his arteries was 80% blocked and another was 50% blocked.

As TMZ reports, it’s alleged that the actor and comedian had “complained of shortness of breath in the weeks leading up to his death, and had an appointment with a heart doctor scheduled in the near future.” Leslie was 67 years old at the time of his passing.

As Mamas Uncut previously reported, several days after his shocking and unexpected passing, Leslie Jordan’s sister, Cricket, spoke out and shared some of her brother’s new music. As it was revealed shortly before his death, Jordan was dipping his toes in the world of music. Sadly, Leslie never had a chance to share his new music with the world before his passing. 

Leslie Jordan’s Sister Releases His First Posthumous Song Days After His Unexpected Passing

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So his sister is doing that for him. “Leslie brought love and light and countless acts of joy into a sometimes dark world. As Leslie’s sister, I wanted to share this song and video not only as a tribute to his life but as his final gift to all of us. Thank you, Leslie, for sharing with us the gift of your life and your love,” Cricket wrote.

She then shared a snippet of his new song and music video on Instagram.

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“As Leslie says, ‘kiss yo blues bye bye.’ Surround yourself with friends and family and take a minute to love, laugh, and dance. We hope you enjoy this song and dance as much as Leslie enjoyed making it,” the caption read.

You can watch the full video and listen to the full song below:

As Mamas Uncut shortly after the news of his death sent shockwaves around the world, Leslie Jordan’s team issued a statement. On the same Instagram account where Jordan brought so much joy to his fans, his team wrote:

“The love and light that Leslie shared will never go out and we invite you to share your memories and comfort each other during this time. In the coming days, we will be giving a glimpse of a project Leslie was really proud of and was looking forward to sharing with the world.”

In the last post shared by Jordan himself, he was singing a gospel hymn with a friend and revealed that he was working on music he hoped to share with everyone soon. It’s unclear if that is the work his team is referring to.

You can listen to the hymn from his final post below:

The video is of himself and Danny Myrick singing spiritual hymns. “Sunday Mornin’ Hymn Singin’,” Leslie wrote.

“Danny helped me with a new original song that should be comin’ out real soon. Love. Light. Leslie,” the beloved actor wrote. 

As Mamas Uncut previously reported, TMZ was the first to share the news of Jordan’s passing on Monday morning, October 24. Law enforcement revealed that Jordan was driving in Hollywood when it’s believed he experienced a medical emergency behind the wheel.

As a result, Jordan crashed his BMW into the side of a building. Jordan died as a result.

An autopsy is forthcoming. The comedic legend was just 67 years old. 

Jordan is most notably known for his roles in Will & Grace, Call Me Kat, and American Horror Story. He is also beloved by his many social media followers.

Earlier this month, Jordan joked about how he came out to his friends in high school, telling them that he had a secret before revealing he was gay. To which Jordan revealed his friends would say, “Yes, and what’s the secret?”

All throughout the pandemic, Leslie used his Instagram to keep the world smiling. And we will forever miss his spunky spirit and gigantic heart. 

Several of his famous friends made final remarks in the comments section of his Instagram posts. “This is too sad for us today,” actress Selma Blair wrote. “Oh Leslie! I love you so much. So much. You are stardust and all the love we are all crying into world. My own spirit lifts when I think of you. And always will. I can imagine millions of others are thanking the heavens you existed here. And gave your true self , but I want your hug again. Your strong hold. You showed me what a great man can be. I love you. I hug your loved ones . Talk to you at cocktail hour soon.”

“He was the funniest, loveliest guy on the planet and a true friend,” actor Dylan McDermott added.

“Thank you, Leslie. For everything you gave to this world. So many laughs, so much inspiration. You touched my heart and so many others FOREVER!! I love you,” singer Demi Lovato also wrote.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people who loved Jordan most.

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