Gilbert Gottfried, Renowned Comedian Who Claimed He Was Slipknot’s Tortilla


Sad news for the comedy world today, as Gilbert Gottfried, the gratingly-voiced comedian who once claimed that he was secretly Slipknot’s Tortilla Man, has died. He was 67.

The news was confirmed by Deadline, who posted the following statement from his family:

“We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness. In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend and father to his two young children. Although today is a sad day for all of us, please keep laughing as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor. Love, the Gottfried family.”

Everyone at MetalSucks sends their heart out to Gilbert’s friends, family, and fans during this difficult time.

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