TMZ: Andy Rooney’s College Roommate Dies at Memorial Service

By Alex Weprin Comment

  • Well this is sad. TMZ reports that the college roommate of CBS News commentator Andy Rooney passed away at a memorial service for the TV personality. The man supposedly had a heart attack during a trip to the bathroom at the Century Club, and was declared dead on the scene.

> Update: Now TMZ reports the roommate, Bob Ruthman was revived and is in the ICU at a local hospital. TMZ pins the false information on Rooney’s son ABC News correspondent Brian Rooney.