Friday, August 3, 2018
Popular model Rick “Zombie Boy” Genest found dead In Apparent suicide
The Heavily-Tattooed model who was best known for his breakout role in Lady Gaga's 2011 music video “Born This Way” was found dead in his home in Montreal on Wednesday, according to iHeartRadio Canada.
The “Million Reasons” singer also shared the sad news, confirming that Zombie Boy took his own life.
“The suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy is beyond devastating,” she tweeted honoring the model who was best known for his breakout role in her 2011 music video “Born This Way”.
“If you’re suffering, call a friend or family today,” she added. “We must save each other.”
Zombie Boy also modelled for Jay-Z’s fashion label Rocawear and appeared in the Keanu Reeves samurai film '47 Ronin'.