Celebrity fitness expert Eric Fleishman passed away at the age of 53
According to a post on his official Instagram page on Monday, Eric the Trainer, a celebrity fitness trainer and TV star, died “unexpectedly” at his California home last week. During his career, he had worked with the likes of model Patrick Schwarzenegger and Big Time Rush actor Kendall Schmidt (28.11.22).
The message said, “We are heartbroken to share that Eric Phillip Fleishman passed away unexpectedly on the morning of November 24, 2022. His wife Alysia, son, parents, and close friends/family are deeply saddened by this event. Eric touched many lives for the better. He was a beacon of light, hope, and love.
The message went on to add that the family of the ‘Celebrity Sweat’ host would like any tributes from friends and fans alike to be sent on to them.”
Following the announcement, ‘Star Wars’ actor Matt Lanter, 39, remembered Eric as someone who had made a big “impact” on his life.
He expressed his dismay in a letter: “Crushed. Eric made such an impact on my life and I don’t think he even knew it. I’m just shocked.”
The message added: “Eric’s family welcomes the community to join them in celebrating his life by sharing experiences, memories, and tributes to Celebrate.
[email protected] Please send photos, videos, music, and stories as to how Eric impacted your life. Our hope is to assemble these contributions for a Celebration of Life ceremony in the near term. The date and time of this event will be forthcoming shortly. This loss is devastating, and we appreciate your thoughts and prayers.”