Stand-up comedian and writer Jak Knight dies at 28

The Hollywood Reporter shared that Knight died in Los Angeles on Thursday

Knight’s career was taking off as his recent production for Peacock, "Bust Down," debuted in March

“Bust Down” was co-created, executive produced and starred by Jak Knight

Hit shows including Netflix’s "Big Mouth" and ABC’s "Black-ish” was written by Knight

Following the tragic news of Knight’s death, his peers shared condolences

"Jak Knight was a hysterical and honest comedian. We will miss him tremendously”, Comedy Central wrote on Twitter

In a tribute Twitter post, comedian Eddie Della Siepe called Knight "a phenom"

The cause of death of the comedian has not been shared

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