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Montreal model and artist Rick Genest, also known as Zombie Boy, has died, police sources have told Radio-Canada. Genest was 32.
Genest came to the public's attention after tattooing his body from head to toe, including images of a skull and brain on his head. He holds a Guinness World Record for most insect tattoos (176) and another for most human bone tattoos (139).
His body-art attracted fashion designers and he modelled at high-end shows in Paris and Berlin. In 2011, he appeared in Lady Gaga's music video for the song Born This Way.
Police sources told Radio-Canada that Genest died in Montreal's Plateau–Mont Royal borough around 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday. They are classifying his death as a suicide.
Lady Gaga tweeted Thursday night that the news is "beyond devastating."
Suicide, so unfortunate.
But he'll walking around in a few minutes.
OH NO!!! NOT ZOMBIE BOY MODEL!!!!
Shocking, I mean he seemed like a happy, well adjusted person.
How the fuck did she not know he was suffering from mental health issues? He tattooed himself to look like a zombie... Obvious cry for help.
Lady gaga is beyond devastated... Because weirdos are more special.
Hey, maybe the weirdness shouldn't be encouraged, because it masks real issues, and makes people kill themselves.
Guy who tattoos 90% of his body to look like a skeleton is mentally unstable, I'm shocked
I'm sorry he did this to himself. The whole thing. He literally woke up one day and realized he couldn't wipe it off, and he wasn't the person nature/god (You pick) intended him to be.
His poor mother wont get to see his real face instead that monstrocity at his wake.
This is the perfect analogy for the trend of zombie movies, videogames, and TV shows finally dying.
Really ironic he was in the "born this way" video. Says a lot about a lot of what hollywood ghouls like caca are pushing.
In conclusion, his parents didn't change all those diapers and give him love for him to do this.
Aye Gaga, if you need comforted while mourning, here's my digits (713) 867-5309
Lulz @ those tattoos
Yet another trendy suicide by hanging.
Apparently he had a degenerative disease of the lower body, and here's a photo of how they found him.
Spoiler: Warning - Graphic
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