It has come to light what ultimately led to Grant Imahara’s passing on as a co-host on the MythBusters show. According to an updated report from The Hollywood Reporter, Imahara “died suddenly” following a brain aneurysm. His age was 49.
“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 representative for Discovery said in a statement to on Monday.
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci, who were Imahara’s longtime collaborators on the MythBusters show, responded to the news of their friend and former coworker’s passing on social media.
“I just cannot believe it. I don’t even know what to say. My heart is broken. Goodbye buddy,” Belleci wrote on Twitter beside a photo of the two while Byron tweeted, “We had so many adventures. You taught me so much,” alongside a set of other tweets honoring the late television personality.
— Tory Belleci (@ToryBelleci) July 14, 2020
“Heartbroken and in shock tonight. We were just talking on the phone. This isn’t real,” Byron posted in a follow-up tweet featuring a series of photos of Imahara having fun behind-the-scenes on set.
Heartbroken and in shock tonight. We were just talking on the phone. This isn’t real. pic.twitter.com/8zE2afcwSu
— Kari Byron (@KariByron) July 14, 2020
In another post, Byron added, “Somedays I wish I had a time machine,” with a red carpet picture of herself posing between Imahara and Belleci.
— Kari Byron (@KariByron) July 13, 2020
Imahara was the third and final member of what was commonly referred to as “The Build Team” or “B Team” on the popular television series that was broadcast by Discovery. Byron and Belleci were the other two members.
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The three actors made the announcement that they would be leaving the show in 2014, after having starred on it for many years. After that, in 2016, they worked together once more to host the White Rabbit Project on Netflix, which lasted for just one season.