YouTube Star Dead at 33

Authorities rule death a suicide
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 3, 2017 6:58 PM CDT
In this June 24, 2015 file photo Stevie Ryan arrives at the NBCUniversal New York Summer Press Day event at The Four Seasons Hotel in New York.   (Charles Sykes)
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(Newser) – Stevie Ryan, an actress and comedian who gained fame with impersonations of celebrities on YouTube, has died, the AP reports. She was 33. Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter says Ryan died Saturday at her home in Los Angeles. He says her death has been ruled a suicide after the agency performed an autopsy. Ryan had gained fame on YouTube with impersonations of celebrities, including Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, and Amy Winehouse. She also had a sketch comedy show on VH1, Stevie TV, and co-hosted a relationship talk show with Brody Jenner. (Read more celebrity death stories.)

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