‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star Jax Taylor Shares Heartbreaking News With Fans

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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“Vanderpump Rules” star Jax Taylor shared heartbreaking news with his fans Friday revealing that his dad had lost his battle with cancer.

“Where do I begin… I lost the best man I knew yesterday, he was my best friend. I didn’t go a day with out texting him a pointless question that usually drove him nuts, but I know he loved it,” the 38-year-old reality star wrote in a touching post on Instagram next to a picture he shared of his dad, Ronald Cauchi. Cauchi was 61 when he died after being diagnosed earlier this year with stage IV throat cancer.

“My dad loved his family more than anything in the world he was the ‘perfect father’ and wanted everyone to get along and be happy,” he added. “Cancer took my dad way too soon but I have to hope and pray that god has a bigger plan for him.”

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“My father never said one word that was negative, he helped so many people young and old…. I could go on and on. I love you dad, you are the best thing that has ever happened to me, I am so proud to be your son,” he continued. “Don’t worry I’ll walk jenny down the aisle this summer but we are gonna need your help from above bud. Last thing.. thank you dad, thank you for giving me everything I needed in life with out a question. I hope one day I can be half the father you are.”

Earlier this month, Taylor shared that his father was undergoing treatment for cancer.

“Yes cancer fu&king sucks, watching my father go through this is killing me.. prayers to all the families that have to deal with this awful disease,” Taylor tweeted. “I don’t wish this disease on my worst enemy. #fuckcancer watching your loved ones battle while I sit and watch is the worst feeling.”

In October, the reality star shared that his dad was battling throat cancer during an appearance on the Daily Dish.

“It’s in his throat, his esophagus, so it’s rough,” Taylor said. “This is such a horrible disease. He doesn’t deserve this. He’s, like, the perfect man. He’s the perfect human being, never done a thing wrong in his life. So it just sucks.”