The surreal Zombie boy, Rick Genest, dies at the age of 32

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Canadian artist and model Rick Genest, popularly known as the Zombie boy, passed away on Thursday afternoon. The Canadian Zombie boy was found dead in his house at Montreal. Reports suggest that the model committed suicide.

The famed Zombie boy came into the front pages of stardom when he was featured in Lady Gaga’s video ‘Born This Way’. The demise of the tattoo boy has left many personalities of the glamour world, including Lady Gaga in utter shock and grief.

Lady Gaga took to twitter to talk about the suicide of Genest and also raised concerns regarding mental health issues.

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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.

— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 3, 2018

Science tells us that it takes 21 days to form a habit, if you are suffering from Mental Health issue I beckon for today to be your first day or a continuation of the work you’ve been doing. Reach out if you’re in pain, and if you know someone who is, reach out to them too.

— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 3, 2018

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