Rick Genest, the tattooed Canadian model and artist known as Zombie Boy, rose to fame with his appearance in Lady Gaga's Born This Way music video has died of an apparent suicide.
Read Gaga's statement to her dear friend below.
The suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy is beyond devastating. We have to work harder to change the culture, bring Mental Health to the forefront and erase the stigma that we can’t talk about it. If you are suffering, call a friend or family today. We must save each other.