- Chokoleit passed away at the age of 48 after his show in Abra
- The video of his last performance went viral and made the rounds on social media
- The handsome guy who participated in Chokoleit's comedic skit finally spoke up
The full video of Chokoleit's last performance during the Kawayan Festival 2019, which was held in Abra, went viral after his sudden and untimely death on March 9, 2019.
KAMI learned that the handsome guy seen with the comedian during his last comedic skit was John Paul Ramirez Juanillo, a graduate of Business Management major in Marketing and also the reigning Mr. Abra.
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According to Tempo's report by Dante Lagana, the 22-year-old hunk was personally handpicked by Abra's governor to accompany the comedian on stage.
"Ibinigay ko po yung best ko dahil minsan lang ang pagkakataon na makasama ang isang popular na komedyante na katulad niya,
"Nakakalungkot lamang na last performance na pala niya iyon.
"Nalaman ko po kaagad ang nangyari dahil pagbalik ko po sa upuan pagkatapos magperform ni Chokoleit, tinawag po ako nung isa sa mga mayors ng Abra at sabi wala na nga raw si Chokoleit.
"Hindi ako naniwala nung una dahil kaka-perform nga lang namin.
"Ayon sa kuwento sa akin, sinugod pa raw po sa hospital at sinubukang i-revive si Chokoleit pero hindi na rin nga po ito naagapan.
"Nalungkot po ako at nag-pray na lang ako sa kinauupuan ko," John said as quoted by Tempo.
After Chokoleit's death, John shared the video of his last performance with the comedian and wrote, "RIP Chocoleit."
Here are some of the reactions and comments of netizens to his post.
"Nakita ko kasama ka pa Nya Sa stage Bro"
"Napanood kopa ung short performance nio bro... RIP chocoleit"
"Sinearch ko talaga to kasi kasama ka niya sa stage. Nakakalungkot ikaw yung kasama niya sa last part ng performance niya"
"Swerte mo bro. Idol ko si choco sobra."
"so nice of you John Paul kasi ikaw ang kasama ni Chocolite on his last part ng performance niya and his very last on stage na niya. Trending ka din ngayon at baka maging way ito para madiscover ka sa showbiz"
As reported earlier by KAMI, Chokoleit passed away due to a heart attack and a pulmonary edema. His remains have been cremated in Davao, March 17, 2019. His younger brother posted photos related to Chokoleit’s cremation.
Chokoleit died on March 9, 2019 after a comedic performance in Abra. He died after suffering a heart attack. Some of his celebrity friends include Vice Ganda, Pooh, Pokwang, K Brosas, Sharon Cuneta and Piolo Pascual.
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