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Lady Gaga pays tribute to Born This Way actor Rick Genest

The model used to be the face for Jay-Z's Rocawear label

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Lady Gaga has paid tribute to actor and model, Rick Genest A.K.A Zombie Boy, after he was found dead in his house.

The 32-year-old reportedly committed suicide and was found his Montreal home.

The model was known as Zombie Boy due to bone and organ tattoos that covered his body.

Instagram – Zombie Boy

Rick starred in Lady Gaga’s video for ‘Born This Way’ in 2011.

Gaga took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the model and called on fans who are dealing with mental health issues to talk to someone.

The singer also tweeted a link to her ‘Born This Way Foundation’, which is described as being “committed to supporting the wellness of young people and empowering them to create a kinder and braver world,” on its website.

Rick worked with various successful fashion labels throughout his modelling career and was to turn 33-years-old next week.