Fans are devastated after Ben, who was known for his role of Meep on ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’, died on Feb. 23 following a car accident in LA last week. They took to Twitter to mourn the actor — see their emotional tweets here.
Ben Woolf may be gone but he is not forgotten. “RIP Meep” was trending on Twitter on Feb. 23, after the beloved actor passed away from injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car in LA on Feb. 19. Find out how the fans are reacting.
Ben Woolf’s Death: Fans Mourn ‘American Horror Story’ Star On Twitter
Our hearts are breaking for Ben right now, and they’re definitely not the only ones. Famous fans like Alessandra Torresani (who co-starred with Ben on American Horror Story) expressed their sorrow over losing the actor, as did fans who’ve admired his work from afar. Here’s what they had to say:
So upset over the loss of Ben Woolf. So talented and beyond loved. #RIPMeep
— Alessandra Torresani (@BambolaBambina) February 24, 2015
#ripmeep this is literally the worst day of my life
— tarah (@zaynicotine) February 24, 2015
— Rachel Federoff (@RachelFederoff) February 24, 2015
— AmericanHorrorStFans (@AMHorrorStoryFn) February 24, 2015
— John Barra (@tvproducerbarra) February 24, 2015
RIP to the actor who plays Meep on American Horror Story. Genuinely upset 😢
— Dan Devine (@Dan_Devine805) February 24, 2015
Ben Woolf Dead: ‘American Horror Story’ Star Dies After Being Hit By Car
Ben passed away at age 34 on Feb. 23, four days after he was hit in the head by a car’s side-view mirror when he was crossing the street in Hollywood. He died from a stroke, according to a new report from TMZ.
Ben’s family released a statement to TMZ, saying: “We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from all over the world for our beloved Ben. He touched so many hearts in his 34 years.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ben’s loved ones during this very difficult time.
— Tierney McAfee