‘Real World’ Star Sean Sasser Dies — Pedro Zamora’s Boyfriend Dead at 44

Breaking News 0808-sean-sasser-pedro-zamoraSean Sasser — who famously dated “Real World” star and AIDS activist Pedro Zamora back in the “90s — has died after batting a rare form of lung cancer.

Sasser frequently appeared on MTV”s “The Real World: San Francisco” … and participated in a commitment ceremony with Pedro, before Zamora passed away from an AIDS-related illness in 1994. Sasser was HIV positive.

Judd Winick — who also appeared on the show with Sean and Pedro — broke the news of Sean”s passing on his Twitter page Tuesday night … saying:

“Our friend Sean Sasser has died. Our love goes out to his family & husband Michael. We will miss u so much.”

Sasser was 44.