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Lady Gaga mourns death of “Zombie Boy”

The pop star Lady Gaga, through her social networks, paid tribute to the artist and model, who has taken his own life.


Singer Lady Gaga turned to her social networks to share with all her followers the pain and grief that has gripped her since, on Wednesday, the news that model and artist Zombie Boy – whose real name was Rick Genest – He had taken his own life in his apartment in the Canadian town of Plateau-Mont-Royal.

“The suicide of my good friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy, is very devastating, we have to work harder and harder to change the culture and give mental illnesses the importance they deserve, and above all we have to put an end to the stigma that it prevents many people from talking about it and seeking help, “the interpreter wrote on her Twitter profile along with several images that portray her with the deceased.

The renowned singer, who has been personally involved in all kinds of campaigns to give greater visibility to psychological disorders and the need to reinforce treatments, maintained a close friendship with the artist, aged 32, dating back to the times from the video Born This Way (2011), in which Zombie appeared as a guest star to claim individual expression and tolerance towards what is different.

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