Catfish Star Michael Fortunato Dies at 26 — Girlfriend Ashley Sawyer Reacts

The universe of MTV's online-dating show Catfish just became a little smaller. The network reports the sad news that Michael Fortunato — who was featured on the Season 2 episode "Ashley and Mike" — died on Saturday, October 12, in Hartford, Connecticut. The office of the local medical examiner told MTV that Mike suffered a pulmonary embolism, a blockage in one of the arteries of one's lungs. His online love connection, Ashley Sawyer, told MTV that Mike was "the most honest, loyal person I'd...


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