TikTok Influencer Commits Suicide After Eerie Farewell Video

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 Influencer VonViddy Commits Suicide After Posting Eerie Farewell Video
Instagram | VonViddy

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.

He Uploaded A Haunting Farewell Video

@vonviddyIt’s all love♬ original sound – VonViddy

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.”

VonViddy’s Sister Confirmed His Demise

@martha_merced Joe was my first word. He was my older brother, my only sibling, and this is one of the worst days of my life. I know folks have been concerned since his (Vonviddy’s) last video and deserve some closure.@VonViddy #vonviddy #closure #mentalhealthmatters #mentalillness ♬ original sound – martha merced

Following his death, VonViddy’s sister, Martha Muchlinski, hinted that the TikTok creator’s decision to commit suicide was influenced by his long-term battle with mental illness.

She made the reveal on Monday in a somber clip she posted on her TikTok page.

“I do want to confirm for his fans that he did lose his long battle with mental illness and that he did take his own life,” she said.

She added, “Joe fought a long and really terrible battle with his mental illness, and all we can hope now is that he is at peace.”

The grieving sister also noted that she made the post to offer “closure” to her brother’s fans by sharing more about the situation.

Fans React To VonViddy’s Death

TikTok Influencer VonViddy Commits Suicide After Posting Eerie Farewell Video
Instagram | VonViddy

VonViddy’s demise was deeply felt by many of his fans who had followed him over the years, per NYP.

“Your words are so haunting. I can’t believe you’re gone,” one of the fans penned mournfully. “Rest in peace, VonViddy. Much love to his family; I am so sorry for your loss.”

A second fan commented, “Aw, Joe. You are remembered. You fought so hard. I know you can’t read this final message, but you did good, man. You did good.”

A third fan wrote that the influencer would be remembered by all, saying, “Von Viddy, we love you. Thank you for all of the laughs. Truly heartbreaking.”

Another heartbroken admirer pointed out that, amid the influencer’s struggles with mental health, at least he had TikTok as a source of solace and happiness.

The fan said, “TikTok meant a lot to him; it gave him joy and gave him something to laugh at.”

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