Suicide is one of the most tattooed people in the world and model Zombie Boy

On 33-m to year of life has died the canadian model Rick Genest, alias Zombie Boy. Police sources Radio-Canada klassificeret his death as a suicide.

According to reports, the man famous for his tattoos in the form of a skeleton, and died August 1 in his native Montreal in the Plateau Mont-Royal about 5 o’clock in the evening.

Worldwide fame Rick received in 2011 after the filming of the video , Lady Gaga Born This Way, which on the face of the artist was painted the same tattoo as Zombie Boy. After this fateful meeting a guy between the singer and Rick struck up a friendship.

A celebrity in his last post on Twitter has confirmed that the model itself has deprived with itself a life.

«The suicide of my friend Rick Genesta devastated me. We should try to change the culture, to put mental health on the first place and to erase the boundaries that prevent us from talking about it. If you are suffering, call your friend or talk to your family. We must save each other,» wrote the star.

The suicide of a 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

On the website Zombie Boy States that «he hopes that one day he will be able to return to charities and friends back home all they gave him».

The last entry on the official website of star in Facebook (almost 1 million subscribers) appeared after his death — the poem is THE WELL, written by him personally. Under the post, many fans of the Zombie-guy Express his condolences to the family and friends and can’t believe that it really happened.

—THE WELL—o Damballalo we howl upon the stars hung above we soul cast down the well of stone as laid fire is betwixt two…

Posted by Zombie Boy on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Rick Genest was born and raised in 1985 in Montreal. In 15 years, has had an operation to remove a brain tumor.

His first tattoo he did as a teenager: at the age of 16 stuffed black pirate flag on the left shoulder. He implemented himself in the street culture, which, in addition to the tattoo, was expressed in the piercing, music and fashion.

At the age of 23, Zombie Boy due to their appearance and participated in various freak show, performing tricks with fire. In the end, he brought his company with which he organized a show titled Lucifer’s Blasphemous Mad Macabre Torture Carnage Carnival.

After meeting with the fashion Director of Lady Gaga by Nicola Formichetti and shot the clip, it began to invite as a model for magazines GQ, Vanity Fair and Vogue Hommes Japan.

In 2012 a promotional video for L’oreal with his participation attracted more than 60 million views on YouTube, and then Rick became the first man from this cosmetic brand.

Lately Rick has been the Foundation Home Depot Canada, which draws attention to homelessness among youth.

90% of his body covered in tattoos, mostly bones and insects.

British artist Marc Quinn plans to create a 3.5 metre bronze sculpture Genesta for the London science Museum.