Iconic 'Survivor' contestant Rudy Boesch has died, and his co-star Richard Hatch is paying tribute to his old friend by reminiscing about their time and unlikely alliance on the show.
"Ours was an interesting bond, Dear Rudy! You and I helped open minds and undermine prejudices.. While your time here has passed, you will remain loved and iconic, dear friend!" Hatch tweeted after the announcement of Rudy's death.
Rudy Boesch died at the age of 91. He starred on the debut season of the reality show at the age of 72. At the time, it was by far the oldest contestant.
According to reports, Rudy's family says he died Friday night due to complications from Alzheimer's Disease. His wife Marge passed away in 2008. He is survived by his 3 kids.