Stars Mourn Death Of Makeup Artist Jake Bailey – See Celebrity Reactions

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Jake Bailey Dead

By Michael Lewittes

Jake Bailey Dead

(Instagram/Jake Bailey)

Celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey passed away of an apparent suicide on Friday, and now stars are mourning his shocking death at 37. As Gossip Cop reported, Bailey, known for his work with Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, and Mariah Carey, among many others, was found unresponsive by his assistant inside his home. When the police arrived, it was determined Bailey died by what appeared to be carbon monoxide poisoning. See how celebrities are reacting below to the news of Bailey’s death.

Emmy Rossum shared her disbelief on Twitter writing, “I am gutted to hear of my friend Jake’s passing. I saw him on Sunday, we flew together on a plane. He made me laugh as always. @ByJakeBailey.” And Octavia Spencer wished the terrible news was nothing more than a joke saying, “is this RIP Jake Bailey real. Oh no! please tell me it’s a twitter hoax.”

Ashley Benson, who also recently spent time with Bailey, wrote alongside an Instagram photo of the two of them, “Honestly can’t believe this. Was just with you last week. My sweet angel. #rip @byjakebailey you’ll be terribly missed.” In a lengthy Instagram post, Paris Hilton shared, “So sad, shocked & devastated to hear about @ByJakeBailey. He was such an amazing person, an incredibly talented makeup artist & friend. He was my makeup artist for the past 15 years. We travelled the world together, worked on so many beautiful projects & shared so many memories. Will miss him so much.”

“My thoughts & prayers go out to all his family & loved ones. Heaven has a new angel,” continued Hilton, adding the hashtag, “#RIPJakeBailey.” AnnaLynne McCord commented, “Devastated to lose your beautiful light @byjakebailey -thank you for giving us beauty.” And Charlie Puth tweeted, “Very tragic hearing about the passing of Jake Bailey. You are at peace now my friend, you will be hurting no longer. Rest in peace brother.”

Maria Menounos posted, “Shocked&saddened that we lost @byjakebailey he’s been doing my makeup for 10yrs.” Jenna Dewan-Tatum said, “I am absolutely devastated today by the passing of my dear friend @ByJakeBailey. The most loyal, beautiful soul in every way. I love you.” Hailee Steinfeld also commented, “I am so incredibly sad over the passing of Jake Bailey. You meant so much to someone who means so much to me. You will be missed.” Gossip Cop will update as more stars share their thoughts about Bailey’s death.

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