Prince Azim of Brunei, 38, dies

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  • Prince Azim of Brunei has died at the age of 38.
  • The royal was fourth in line to the throne.
  • The prince pursued a career in Hollywood and produced many films, even rubbing elbows with the likes of Pamela Anderson and Mariah Carey.

Prince Azim of Brunei has died. He was 38 years old.

The royal was the son of the Sultan of Brunei and fourth in line to the southeast Asian nation's throne.

He died on Saturday morning, and though his cause of death was not revealed, Sky News reports he had been in hospital "for some time" and suffered from liver cancer.

Brunei declared a week of mourning following news of the prince's death.

Prince Azim was a film producer, and well known in Hollywood for hosting big, star-studded parties, reports CNN. He produced films such as You're Not You (2014) starring Hilary Swank and The Happy Prince (2018) featuring Colin Firth and Rupert Everett.

The prince was often seen with his very many celebrity friends and acquaintances. He rubbed elbows with the likes of Pamela Anderson, Janet and Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Naomi Campbell and Joan Collins. 

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