Reality star Lisa Vanderpump is mourning the loss of her brother who died from a suspected drug overdose.
The TV personality and restaurateur released a statement where she referred to her brother’s death as “a shock to us all,”. 59-year-old Mark Vanderpump, who worked as a DJ, died of a suspected drug overdose at his home in Gloucestershire, England, on April 30.
Reports remain unclear on if the fatal overdose was accidental or a suicide. Lisa hasn’t posted on social media since the day of Mark’s passing as sources say the entrepreneur has been left devastated and is traveling home to the UK for the funeral.
”My brother and I had connected the day before this tragedy and I was completely unprepared for this. He was my only sibling and I am shocked and saddened by his passing. I am trying to be supportive to his two young sons that he has left behind, and help them get through this tragedy. We appreciate your consideration in this private and extremely difficult family time.”
Mark Vanderpump reportedly was facing legal issues and the end of his 22-year marriage. Vanderpump is a well-known reality star from the hit TV shows “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and her spinoff, “Vanderpump Rules,”.
Take a look at Lisa Vanderpump and her late brother below.