YouTube star Stevie Ryan passes away at 33, suicide suspected

LOS ANGELES: Television personality Stevie Ryan was found dead at her residence in what the LA County Coroner’s Office has ruled as a suicide by hanging. She was 33.

Ryan, best known for YouTube channel and VH1 comedy series Stevie TV, died on Saturday, according to the coroner’s office’s online confirmation, reported Deadline.

The actress first rose to fame through her YouTube series called ‘Little Loca’. She then went on to do several celebrity parodies on the video platform.

The news of Ryan’s death comes days after the actress revealed on her podcast that her grandfather had died recently.

Ryan’s ex-boyfriend and actor Drake Bell reacted to her death on Twitter.

He posted an old photo of him with Ryan on the red carpet of the 2006 MTV Movie Awards along with a heartfelt caption.

‘No no no!!! I can NOT BELIEVE THIS IS HAPPENING!!! Please wake me from this nightmare @StevieRyan I loved you and will forever miss you,’ he captioned the picture.

No no no!!!! I can NOT BELIEVE THIS IS HAPPENING!!!! Please wake me from this nightmareI loved you and will forever miss you!

— Drake Bell (@DrakeBell)

The two dated from 2005 to 2006.