The Star Of One Of Lady Gaga’s Most Popular Music Videos Was Just Found Dead

Jena Greene | Reporter

One of Lady Gaga’s most recognizable dancers was found dead on Wednesday.

The performer, popularly known as Zombie Boy, was found dead in his home in Montreal, Canada, from an apparent suicide. (RELATED: Medical Examiners Reveal Shocking New Detail About Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide)

Zombie Boy, real name Rick Genest, appeared in Lady Gaga’s hit music video “Born This Way.” Further details about his death have not yet been released but Lady Gaga mourned his loss on Twitter late Thursday evening. (RELATED: Celebrities React To Anthony Bourdain’s Shocking Suicide)

“The suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy, is beyond devastating,” the pop superstar wrote. “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.”

“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,” she continued.

Genest would have been 33 years old next Tuesday.

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