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Rickey Smiley Speaks On His Ailing Grandfather

Rickey Smiley recently got candid with fans about his grandfather’s health. The “Rickey Smiley For Real” star revealed on Facebook Live that his grandfather Ernest Smiley is “in the beginning stages of making his transition.”

According to Rickey, while he’s devastated by the news he’s making a personal sacrifice to spread inspiring words to listeners.

“Sometimes man, you have to push through,” said Rickey. I’m going through this but I had my grandfather my whole life. But there’s a lot of parents that done lot kids, people done buried their mothers and stuff who need laughter and inspiration this morning. Sometimes you just can’t take off. Somebody need help this morning, somebody need to laugh this morning.”

He also added that him still having a living grandather at 50-years-old is a blessing.

“To have a grandfather at 50 years old is rare, that’s rich,” said Rickey.

Rickey’s grandather has been documented on TV One’s “Rickey Smiley For Real” and was recently seen surrounded by family in his hopsital bed.

We’re sincerely sending out prayers to Rickey and his family!


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