Austin Russell or as most people know him Chumlee squashed the rumor circulating the internet that he had died of a heart attack.
This most recent death hoax got started by fans thinking that he had died from a heart attack. Truthfully though, the Pawn Stars cast member is healthier than ever.
After his father passed away at the age of 54, from pancreatic cancer Chumlee started altering his eating habits, and lost 100 pounds in a year by exercising at a gym six days a week and improving his diet, including drinking more juice, eating more vegetables and cutting out red meat from his diet.
Chumlee halted everyones fear that he was dead and made it clear that he plans on living for long time, with his post on Twitter:
Chumlee Death Hoax Squashed!
His boss on the hit TV show Pawn Stars, also made clear that Chumlee is still alive and well. Tweeting to the response of his co-stars death rumor’s:
Chumlee has emerged as fan favorite on the show as he often portrays a comedic goofball. Actually he is quite knowledgeable in appraising pinball machines, sneakers, and video games.
He is a childhood friend of Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison, and he began working for the family business at the age of 21. Chumlee has created his own company and sells t-shirts and novelty items that he designs.
When he’s not working at the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, Chumlee enjoys collecting shoes, and currently owns more than 150 pairs. He also enjoys sports, video games and skateboarding.
Chumlee Death Hoax Squashed! Pawn Stars Character Announces He’s Still Alive on Twitter.