Carl Weathers’ cause of death was revealed a week after the star passed away at the age of 76 just a week earlier.
On the death certificate obtained The explosion On Friday, the Rocky actor died of “atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease” after suffering from the heart disease for years, with investigators labeling the manner of death “natural.”
Weathers died at his home in Venice, California, at 12:18 a.m. on February 2, the outlet also reported.
According to the certificate, the late star’s son, Matthew, had contacted authorities about his father’s death.
On Friday last week, the shocking news of Carl’s death was revealed, and his family issued an emotional statement calling him an “exceptional human being.”
Carl Weathers’ cause of death was revealed a week after the star passed away at the age of 76 just a week earlier; seen in 2022 in Anaheim
In the death certificate obtained by The Blast on Friday, the Rocky actor died of “atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease” after suffering from the heart condition for years; Investigators labeled the manner of death “natural”; seen in Rocky II in 1979
According Mayo Clinic“Atherosclerosis occurs when the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients from the heart to the rest of the body (arteries) become thick and stiff, sometimes restricting blood flow to organs and tissues.”
It is also the accumulation of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the walls of the arteries. This buildup is called plaque.’
‘Plaque can cause arteries to narrow, blocking blood flow. The plaque can also burst and cause a blood clot.
The revelation of Carl’s cause of death comes shortly after the actor’s Super Bowl ad was modified in the wake of his death last week.
Before he died, he filmed a Super Bowl commercial with football legend Rob Gronkowski for the betting company FanDuel.
Now, the firm has confirmed People that they are making changes to the promotion to show their “respect” as his family deals with their loss.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Carl Weathers. Throughout his life, Carl was an iconic talent who had a profound impact on the people he worked with on and off screen,” FanDuel’s statement read.
“FanDuel was fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with him during our Super Bowl campaign,” the brand continued. “We are adjusting our campaign accordingly out of respect for the family during their time of grief.”
Weathers died at his home in Venice, California, at 12:18 a.m. on February 2, the outlet also reported; seen in February 2023 in Hollywood