YouTube star Mel Thompson has died aged 35. The makeup artist and beauty vlogger
whose final video was uploaded to the platform just days before her death – tragically
passed away over the weekend, her husband Puffin Thompson confirmed on Monday
No cause of death was given, one of Thompson’s friends commented on the post and
revealed she had a lot of health problems, including Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which
she had been diagnosed with.
‘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,’ Puffin began.
‘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,’ he added.
‘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,’ Puffin continued.
‘The kids would talk to her nonstop and she was constantly talking with them and
trying to help them with their stuff. 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,’ he added.
‘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. I wish I had her back,’ he
The post also featured a number of condolences from friends, though a comment
from a friend named Elizabeth Spencer revealed that Thompson had ‘a lot of medical