- Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr. or 'Bentong' has recently passed away on February 9, 2019 at the age of 55
- The comedian's emotional reunion with Willie Revillame in the past has recently resurfaced after the news of his death
- The said video elicited reactions among netizens
Pinoy comedian Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr., or more popularly known as Bentong, has recently passed away at the age of 55.
After the news of his death, his emotional reunion with Kapuso TV host Willie Revillame resurfaced online.
KAMI learned that in the video, Willie shared how he was able to employ Bentong again under his care after working with him before in Wowowee at ABS-CBN.
Bentong also shared in the video that he was diagnosed with diabetes.
According to Willie, Director Bobot Mortiz called him regarding Bentong's sickness and asked the host if he could help, "Kaya kagabi, mga 12 midnight, tinawagan ko si direk. Direk asan si Bentong? Papuntahin mo sa studio, sakin na siya."
The past video showing the emotional reunion between Willie and Bentong elicited reactions among netizens.
"Kalungkot naman 'to. RIP Bentong."
"Sinong nanuod nito pagkatapos ang nangyari kay Kuya Bentong. R.I.P Bentong."
"Mabait talaga ito si Willie. May puso sa kaniyang kapwa Filipino. Ang utak niya nandoon palagi sa mahihirap.In contrary, Bentong now is happy with the Lord Jesus Christ."
"Ang bait talaga ni Willie at direk Bobot... Natulungan pa si Bentong. RIP."
"Nakakatouch 'to. Rest in Peace Bentong, You will be truly missed."
As reported earlier by KAMI, comedian Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr. more popularly known as Bentong died on Saturday morning. His death was confirmed by his son-in-law Arvin Vincent Anierdes thru a Facebook post. Anierdes said the comedian was declared dead on arrival at the said hospital following a cardiac arrest.
Bentong started off as a production assistant for ABS CBN. He was then given a break to be a comedian and was known as the “side-kick” of comedian and television host Willie Revillame in his noontime shows.
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