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TikTok Influencer Commits Suicide After Eerie Farewell Video
August 24, 2023
Joe Muchlinski, a TikTok sensation better known by his username VonViddy, has tragically passed away after taking his own life. It comes after he shared a final video of himself delivering a monologue on the video-sharing platform.
In the clip, he told fans that he wanted to be remembered as a creator rather than an addict and an alcoholic. He also thanked them for their love over the years, adding that they mean the world to him.
Following his death, his sister shared a clip where she revealed that her brother had struggled with mental health issues for years.
Keep on reading to learn more.
VonViddy Battled With Mental Illness
TikTok creator VonViddy took his own life on Monday at age 32. It is speculated that he committed suicide due to his long-running battle with mental illness.
The social media star began gaining popularity in 2020, and as of the time of his death, he had amassed over 170,000 followers on the video-sharing platform.
His comedic content was what enthralled fans, which he often shared on TikTok and with his more than 23,000 followers on Instagram.
In the meantime, burial arrangements have yet to be revealed, but it is assumed that it will be a private affair for family and close friends.
Prior to his tragic passing, VonViddy posted what is now believed to be a farewell video in which he outlined how he wished to be remembered.
“I want to be remembered as a creator,” VonViddy told his fans. “As a creator of videos that make people laugh and a creator of music, I also want to be remembered as a camp counselor who helped kids make happy memories.”
Elsewhere in the video, he admitted that he was “an addict and an alcoholic who put his family through hell,” but he did not want to be remembered for those traits.
He also thanked his fans for giving him the best of experiences all this while, adding that he had nothing to complain about
“You guys mean the world to me,” he noted. “All in all, I’ve had a terrific life. I’ve got to visit the other side of the world, and I’ve made tons of friends from all walks of life.”
Alongside the video, VonViddy added the caption, “It’s all love.”