Madonna Mourns Death of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Co-Star Who Succumbed to COVID-19

Published: Thursday 26th Mar 2020 by Rashad

Madonna is among many remembering celebrated actor Mark Blum after reports surfaced he died of complications related to COVID-19 Wednesday (March 25).

Aged 69, the award-winning actor – who’s earned acclaim on Broadway, film, and television over his lengthy career – most famously starred in 80’s cult classics ‘Crocodile Dundee’ (1986) and ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ (1985) alongside the Pop megastar.

Taking to Instagram Thursday (March 26), the Pop Queen poured out heartfelt condolences to Blum’s family and fans – fondly remembering her time with him on ‘Susan’s set.

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I Want to Acknowledge the Passing of a remarkable Human, fellow actor and friend Mark Blum, who succumbed to Coronavirus. This is really tragic and my heart goes out to him, his family and his loved ones. I remember him as funny warm, loving .and professional when we made Desperately Seeking Susan in 1985!! Another reminder that this virus is no joke, nothing to be casual about or pretend wont affect us in some way. ♥️ we need to stay grateful -be hopeful- help each other-and follow the quarantine rules! #covid_19 #markblum #desperatelyseekingsusan

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“I Want to Acknowledge the Passing of a remarkable Human, fellow actor and friend Mark Blum, who succumbed to Coronavirus. This is really tragic and my heart goes out to him, his family and his loved ones. I remember him as funny warm, loving .and professional when we made Desperately Seeking Susan in 1985!! Another reminder that this virus is no joke, nothing to be casual about or pretend wont affect us in some way. ♥️ we need to stay grateful -be hopeful- help each other-and follow the quarantine rules! #covid_19 #markblum #desperatelyseekingsusan”

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According to CNN, March 25 was the deadliest day yet for Americans succumbing to complications related to COVID-19.  Blum was among a whopping 223 reported losses on that date alone, a count that brings the U.S. total to at least 928 (as of time reported).

On Thursday (March 26), Johns Hopkins University announced the United States – now with 82,400 confirmed – has more positive coronavirus cases than any other country in the world, including China and Italy.

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  1. Fancy BISH March 26, 2020

    So sad! ? ??

  2. I love big black c** March 26, 2020

    Ok…, I don’t know him but when u need to go, u gotta go, just like when u need to take a big sh*t

    • Ughhh March 26, 2020

      When are you going to go? Asking for a friend.

      • I love big black c** March 27, 2020

        Gurl bye! Stupid people like u went first! So go ahead!!!!

  3. C**-ila March 26, 2020

    I’m so sorry…Prayers to all his friends and family and hope they are safe!
    C********** is no joke, please all of you be safe!

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