The Martone family opened up about their loss in the season premiere of ‘Unpolished’ as they spoke about Big Mike’s death. Here a look at Big Mike’s cause of death.
Big Mike Martone won many hearts when he appeared on Season 1 of the show. However, Season 2 came with a shock as people found out about his death. Jennifer, Bria, and Lexi Martone opened up about his death on the show while reflecting on how their lives have changed.
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Unpolished’s Big Mike’s cause of death:
The show revealed Big Mike’s cause of death was cancer. “A few months ago, Big Mike started not to feel well,” Jennifer revealed. “Wasn’t really sure what was going on with him — we thought it was his heart, we didn’t really know. So he went to the heart doctor and they did some blood work and immediately put him into the hospital. They did a couple of tests and they came back with the results that it was cancer.”
Jennifer revealed Big Mike was unaware of how bad things were. “Cancer took a toll on him,” she stated. To make things worse, Bria and Lexi did not get enough time to spend with him.
“Unfortunately, we didn’t really get to see our dad as much as we would have liked because of quarantine,” Lexi stated. Meanwhile, Bria revealed she tries to remember the good times she spent with him. Big Mike was diagnosed with cancer in February. He passed away on May 9, 2020.
The family admitted things happened very quickly. Jennifer wishes she had let her daughter meet him. At the moment, the family is happy that Big Mike is in a better place now.
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Twitter reacts to Big Mike’s death:
Viewers were left shocked after hearing about Big Mike’s death. “OMG Big Mike died!!! He was THEEE BEST FATHER a girl could have. He lived for Bria and Lexi. I’m so sorry for the loss of such an awesome father and husband. My so Ceo and deepest condolences,” one user wrote.
Another added, “I cannot believe I just found out about Big Mike passing. I’m so sad he won’t be walking his daughter down the aisle.” “Big mike passed? OMG I just started watching never saw this clip OMG ..my condolences to the family wow,” read another comment.