Girl Gaga mourned the dying of Zombie Boy, saying on Thursday the obvious suicide of her “Born This Approach” pal left her “past devastated,” The Wrap reported.

Mannequin Rick Genest, often known as Zombie Boy resulting from detailed tattoos of bones and organs throughout his physique and skull-like options on his face, died in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont Royal borough on Wednesday night.

Police suspect his dying was a suicide however that has not been confirmed, The Impartial reported.

The 32-year-old Genest appeared in Gaga’s music video “Born This Approach” and the 2 have been reportedly good pals.

His dying prompted Gaga to fireside off a sequence of tweets reaching out to followers who could also be battling psychological sickness.

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“We have now to work tougher to alter the tradition, convey Psychological Well being to the forefront and erase the stigma that we are able to’t speak about it,” she tweeted. “If you’re struggling, name a pal or household as we speak. We should save one another.”

Gaga went on to encourage others to “attain out in the event you’re in ache, and if you realize somebody who’s, attain out to them too.”

Suicide charges within the U.S. are on the rise, with almost 45,000 lives misplaced to suicide in 2016 alone, in accordance with a report by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.

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Suicide is now the tenth main reason for dying within the nation, in accordance with the America Basis for Suicide Prevention.

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The subject has come to the forefront following the deaths of superstar chef Anthony Bourdain and dressmaker Kate Spade, each who hung themselves earlier this 12 months.


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