Lady Gaga apologizes for unsubstantiated Tweets about the death of Zombie Boy

Aug 8 2018, 12:38 pm

Lady Gaga has apologized for referring to the death of model Rick Genest, also known as “Zombie Boy,” as a suicide.

The pop star featured Genest in her Born This Way music video in 2011, tweeted “the suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy is beyond devastating” upon hearing the news last Thursday.

A Quebec’s coroner’s office has since said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of Genest’s death and that suicide has not been officially ruled as the cause.

Gaga apologized over the weekend for speaking “too soon” and deleted her previous tweets regarding Genest.

A private funeral will be held in honour of Rick Genest, he was 32.

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