Drake Bell Says His "Heart Is Crushed" Following His Ex-Girlfriend's Shocking Suicide
Nickelodeon alumnus Drake Bell has posted a heartbreaking message on Twitter after learning of the death of his former girlfriend, YouTube star & mental health podcaster Stevie Ryan.
The 33-year-old social media personality was found dead at her LA home on July 1st in what the County Coroner’s Office has ruled as a suicide by hanging.
Stevie & Drake dated between 2005 and 2006, and the Drake & Josh star has posted a vintage snap of the pair on Twitter as tribute to her memory, along with the caption "No no no!!!! I can NOT BELIEVE THIS IS HAPPENING!!!! Please wake me from this nightmare @StevieRyan I loved you and will forever miss you!"
"This is too much. My heart is crushed. @StevieRyan I love you and miss you…" he added.
— Drake Bell (@DrakeBell) July 3, 2017
This is seriously so sad we can't even handle it!!!
Stevie starred in her own VH1 comedy series called 'Stevie TV', hosted a podcast about mental illness and other issues called 'Mentally Ch(ill)' and had clocked up more than 43 million views on her YouTube channel, Little Loca.
She was said to be devastated by the loss of her grandfather in the days before her death.
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