Leslie Jordan passed away at the age of 67 on Monday after a car crash in Hollywood, California.
Actor and comedian Leslie Jordan passed away at the age of 67 on Monday after a car crash in Hollywood, California. According to BBC, confirming the news, his publicist David Shaul said that "not only was he a mega talent and joy to work with, but he provided an emotional sanctuary to the nation. Knowing that he has left the world at the height of both his professional and personal life is the only solace one can have today." Best known for playing Beverly Leslie on the long-running sitcom "Will & Grace," Jordan also found fame among younger audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic when he began posting daily updates while quarantining in his apartment in his hometown of Chattanooga.
The veteran actor gained six million followers on Instagram, where shared videos reflecting on his life or offering commentary on pop music and crafting dance routines. "A friend of mine called from California and said, 'You have gone viral.' And I said, 'No, honey, I'm fine. I don't have Covid,'" Jordan joked in one video.
As the nation mourns the loss of an icon, we're taking a look back at some of Jordan's most memorable moments on social media when he managed to make the country crack a smile even while going through turbulent times.