TikTok Star Huey Haha Cause Of Death Confirmed As Suicide
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TikTok star Huey Haha died by suicide, medical examiners have confirmed.
Huey — real name Hieu Minh Ngoc Ha — passed away at his home in California in October last year, aged 22.
In the months before his death, he had risen to fame on TikTok with his short comedy sketches and was considered a growing star in the world of social media comedy, having amassed hundreds of thousands of followers across TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.
Sacramento County Coroner's Office confirmed the cause of death to PEOPLE magazine yesterday, February 17, almost four months after his death.
News of Huey's death was confirmed in a post on his Instagram account on October 27, with a GoFundMe page also set up to help pay for funeral costs, as well as the care of his daughter, Princess.
'He loved and appreciated every single one of his supporters,' the caption read, with an update to the GoFundMe page stating, 'Huey touched so many lives through his humor and big heart — now is our time to help his family in their time of need.'
Since then, more than 1,000 donations have been made to the page, which was set up by one of Huey's friends and is currently just shy of its $50,000 target, having raised a little over $46,000.
In an Instagram post, Huey's close friends and fellow TikTokers Coby Jdn and HypeBoii paid tribute to the comedian, writing, 'Used to saying RIP but this hurt the most. We always hated comedy cuz all people see is laughs, not what we hadda do or go through. They already took the fun out the comedy but now its not gon be the same without you. We love you brother see you in the future [sic].'
Jdn and HypeBoii also shared a clip showing Huey speaking about his daughter, in which he says, 'I love it when I come home and then my daughter, she just comes running to the door and she just screams like ‘ahhhh!’ and then she runs around in a circle and she comes back and she hugs me. It’s like the best feeling, bro. You don’t really understand, like, fatherhood, until you’re in that. It’s really true.'
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