Sandra Bullock's longtime partner Bryan Randall passed away at the age of 57 after battling ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).
Randall's family confirmed his death in a statement to NBC News, expressing sadness and gratitude for the care he received during his illness.
Bryan Randall chose to keep his struggle with ALS private, and his family and caregivers respected his wishes.
The family thanked the team of doctors and nurses who cared for Bryan Randall, acknowledging their sacrifices to support him.
The family requested privacy as they grieve and come to terms with his loss, emphasizing the difficulty of saying goodbye to him.
The Mayo Clinic defines ALS as a progressive nervous system disease affecting nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It worsens over time and currently has no cure.
Bryan Randall met Sandra Bullock in 2015 when he photographed her son Louis' birthday party, and their relationship developed from there.
Bullock and Randall made their red carpet debut at the "Our Brand Is Crisis" premiere in Los Angeles in October of the same year.
Over the years, there were rumors of engagement and marriage between the couple, which Bullock's representatives denied.
In 2021, Sandra Bullock spoke about her decision not to remarry after a previous divorce, expressing that devotion and partnership don't require official paperwork.