Christopher 'Big Black' Boykin, star of MTV's 'Rob & Big,' dies at 45

Christopher 'Big Black' Boykin, star of MTV's 'Rob & Big,' dies at 45
ET can confirm that the 45-year-old entertainer and musician passed away on Tuesday morning. There is no news yet on cause of death, however, TMZ reported that "multiple people connected to Chris... believe it was a heart attack."

Boykin and his best friend, skateboarder Rob Dyrdek, starred in their eponymous MTV reality show from 2006 to 2008.

The Mississippi native was also Dyrdek’s bodyguard, and the series followed their adventures, from holding an exorcism to breaking Guinness world records, including eating the most powdered doughnuts eaten in less than 3 minutes.