By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Popular YouTube star Mel Thompson has died at the age of 35, although the circumstances leading to her demise are not known yet.
Her husband confirmed her demise and lead a heart touching tribute for his wife on her Instagram page.
He wrote “Mel sadly passed away yesterday. It’s really hard to just choose 10 photos. We lost a beautiful person.
“I just wanted to show the smiles she brought. I’ve had to answer so many texts of people just checking in on her without even knowing of her passing. It’s great to see how loved she was.
“And she loved all you right back. I’ll continue to love her and miss her forever. She was such a pillar for our family. The kids would talk to her non stop and she was constantly talking with them and trying to help them with their stuff.”
He continued: “And no matter how bad she felt, she would still rub my back when I came and jumped on the bed next to her while she was working tirelessly to put out content.
“Everybody knows how talented she was as an artist and with her helpful knowledge, but those closest to her know how truly wonderful she was. She would have done anything to help anyone without a second thought.”
He ended the emotional message by saying: “I wish I had her back.”
As the news of her shocking demise reached social media, several fans and fellow make-up artists paid tributes to her.
Celebrity makeup artist Lisa Eldridge commented : “I’m so deeply saddened and shocked. My thoughts are with friends and family…. truly heartbreaking. Rest in peace Mel, thank you for always being so wonderful.”
Nikkia Joy wrote: “I am in utter shock. This is the most heart breaking news. I am so so sorry for your loss, the world will not be the same without Mel.”
And Fumi Desalu wrote: “I’m in absolute SHOCK!!!!!!! Pls tell me this isn’t true!!!!!!!!!! RIP my beautiful Mel.”
Some time in the year 2020, Mel shared how she wasn’t ready to have kids “I grew up always saying I would never have kids. Here I am today with 4 and I wouldn’t trade places with anyone. I’m so grateful to have such amazing kids and an amazing family.
“Being a mom is both rewarding and extremely frustrating at times but ALWAYS more rewarding. To my babies, (you’ll always be babies to me) I love you with all my heart.” she said then
The deceased vlogger is survived by the husband and four kids.