YouTuber and actress Stevie Ryan has passed away at the age of 33.
The death was ruled a suicide, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office. Ryan died on July 1.
In the early days of YouTube, Ryan was known for her channel Little Loca, on which she addressed celebrity and reality TV culture as well as rape and teen pregnancy. She moved on to reality TV in 2012 with the VH1 show Stevie TV and in 2015 co-hosted the Brody Jenner E! series Sex With Brody.
Ryan was open about mental health, and co-hosted the podcast Mentally Ch(ill). On June 29 Ryan tweeted out the latest episode, in which she discusses her grandfather’s death and history with depression; on June 30 she tweeted one last time.
The man of my dreams will now only be in my dreams. I'll miss you everyday, forever. I love you my Pa. pic.twitter.com/nQ6hPPD3cC— Stevie Ryan (@StevieRyan) June 30, 2017
The YouTube community has offered an outpouring of support for Ryan.
.@StevieRyan gave me my first TV writing job. A great talent and human being, gone too soon. ❤️— Adam Conover (@adamconover) July 3, 2017
Words cannot describe how heartbroken I am…. @StevieRyan you will always be in my heart.— Chris Crocker XXX (@ChrisCrocker) July 3, 2017