Hollywood Reporter, the former MythBusters co-host “died suddenly” from a brain aneurysm. He was 49.” data-reactid=”16″>Grant Imahara’s cause of death has been revealed following the news of his passing. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the former MythBusters co-host “died suddenly” from a brain aneurysm. He was 49.
“We were just talking on the phone. This isn’t real,” Byron tweeted.
Belleci wrote, “My heart is broken.”
Imahara joined the popular Discover Channel show in its third season. Aside from being a self-described “guinea pig,” the engineer designed and built robots for the show and operated electronics needed to test myths. The network issued a statement on Monday night.
Grant Imahara tests his bamboo blowpipe in preparation for the upcoming ninja myth segment on a 2008 episode of MythBusters. (Photo: Getty Images)
“We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant. He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family,” a spokesperson told Yahoo Entertainment.