Teen YouTube star Ethan is Supreme, 17, dies after battling ‘drug addiction’, devastated pal claims
YOUTUBE star and beauty guru Ethan is Supreme, 17, has passed away after reportedly struggling with a drug addiction.
Fans have taken to social media to pay respects to the up-and-coming beauty influencer.
The cause and timing of the 17-year-old's death is still unclear.
Ethan's friend Ava Louise announced the sad news on Twitter, saying she was "lost for words" at the YouTuber's death.
She has alleged that the makeup artist, who had recently hit half a million followers on Instagram, was struggling with a drug addiction.
She posted on Twitter: "About a year ago he turned to drugs due to the pressure of being famous online at such a young age.
"He became problematic recently due to drug induced mania.
"Ethan had an addiction and addiction should not be shamed.
"I’m openly discussing his cause of death to save the next kid from a perc.
"He was so bright and so smart. He needed to live.
'LOST FOR WORDS'
"He was more than his demons and you all are to. Please get help."
Fans and friends of Ethan Peters, better known as Ethan is Supreme, have taken to social media to pay tribute to the 17-year-old beauty guru.
Fellow influencer Tana Mongeau shared her condolences on Instagram: "RIP angel.
"My heart goes out to his family and friends.
"If you need anything reach out please."
Makeup artist Manny MUA has paid tribute to the 17-year-old and tweeted: "Rest in peace Ethan @trashqueenethan you were so incredibly talented at such a young age.
"I know he’s made many many mistakes… but to say he deserved to pass away is horrible and inhuman. I pray for his family and loved ones, a horrible loss."
Influencer Grace Anne Auten shared on Instagram, "I love you. I can't believe I have to say goodbye so soon.
"We just talked a couple days ago, when you sent me a video of the disposables that had just come in from your visit here. F**k.
"I f**king hate it here. I wish I could say more..but there just aren't any words. I love you. I believe you're still here for me."
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