This is so heartbreaking. Jake Bailey, a talented makeup artist best known for his work with Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and more Hollywood A-listers, allegedly committed suicide, a new report claims. He was a beautiful soul and left this world way too soon. See his life in photos here.
After hearing the tragic news that Jake Bailey, an extremely talented makeup artist for the stars, allegedly committed suicide, we thought it’d be best to celebrate the young man’s life with a gallery of photos. So join us and take a look back at Jake’s life, in which he worked with celebs like Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Nina Dobrev and more. He will truly be missed.
See the photos in our gallery above. As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Jake, 37, was reportedly found unresponsive at his home in Los Angeles, California on Friday morning, Oct. 23, TMZ claims. He was allegedly found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning, the site further reports. There’s no indication of foul play at this time, but the L. A. Coroner’s Office has confirmed that they will perform an autopsy on the artist’s body and have a more definitive explanation for what happened at a later date.
This is so sad, as Jake was a talented artist and loved by many. Jake was also a sweetheart, and he recently worked with Selena Gomez on her new cover art for her album, Revival. Jake even gave HollywoodLife.com a how-to guide on Selena’s gorgeous look from her cover shoot. And they seemed to really enjoy each other’s company, as Jake often shared Instagram pictures of himself hanging out with Selena.
Jake, who also worked with Lea Michele, seemed really happy less than 24 hours before his death, which makes this news that much harder to comprehend. A photo posted on his Instagram account Thursday evening, Oct. 22, shows Jake smiling.
Our thoughts go out to Jake’s family and friends during this difficult time. We can’t even imagine what they’re going through right now. Please send your positive thoughts their way.
— Chris Rogers