LJ became a social media sensation during the pandemic, with his silly video posts helping him skyrocket from about 80,000 Instagram followers to a whopping 5.8 million. He told us on “TMZ Live” his secret was just being himself — a silly, funny, goofy, happy-go-lucky senior citizen.
Following his viral pandemic fame, Leslie appeared on CNN’s New Year’s Eve 2021 countdown, ringing in 2022 with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen.
Leslie Jordan posted a video of himself singing on his Instagram account on Sunday.
24 hours later he suffered a medical emergency and died in a car crash.