Make-up artist, social media influencer and YouTube star Ethan Peters, known as Ethan Is Supreme is dead.
He died at the age of 17 on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020.
His father Gerald Peters confirmed his death to Fox News on Sunday.
The elder Peters, who found his son in his bedroom at around 11 a.m., told the network he is certain the cause of death is a drug overdose even though no official ruling has been released.
“The cancel culture we find ourselves [sic.] in weighed heavy on his heart. He wanted nothing but to inspire, make people laugh and push the boundaries of what is acceptable in our world for all young people,” Gerald Peters told Fox News “He was kind soul, who accepted everyone for who they were.
Peoples reports that Ethan launched his YouTube career on April 24, 2017. By 2019, he accumulated more than half a million Instagram followers and more than 140,000 YouTube subscribers.
Prior to breaking into the beauty world, he ran a successful meme account (Betch) which he grew to 1.3 million followers before selling it for $25,000 at just 13 years of age.