Celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey passed away on Friday from an apparent suicide. He was only 37 years old.
Bailey was best known for his work with numerous celebrities, including Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, and Mariah Carey. When news of his untimely death broke, many of his biggest clients expressed their shock and deepest condolences.
Paris Hilton shared on Instagram “We traveled the world together, worked on so many beautiful projects & shared so many memories. Will miss him so much.”
Oscar winner Octavia Spencer also grieved on social media.
Katy shared a heartfelt letter on Instagram about her late friend Bailey, who she says gave her, her signature look. “Every time I sit in that chair we shared, just know, no one holds a brush to you, friend. Be free now. My prayers are with the Bailey family.”
Our prayers go to the Bailey family during this devastating time.