Angus Cloud, breakout star of ‘Euphoria,’ passes away at 25; Twitterati mourn his demise saying ‘Psychological well being isn’t any joke’
Angus Cloud, the actor who starred because the drug seller Fezco “Fez” O’Neill on the HBO sequence ‘Euphoria’, has handed away. He was 25.
Cloud’s publicist, Cait Bailey, mentioned the actor died Monday at his household house in Oakland, California. No explanation for dying was given. In an announcement, Cloud’s household mentioned goodbye to “an artist, a friend, a brother and a son.”
“Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss,” the household mentioned.
“The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend. Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence.”
“We hope the world remembers him for his humour, laughter and love for everyone,” his household added.
Cloud’s stint in ‘Euphoria’ was his first performing gig. He was strolling down the road in New York when casting scout Eleonore Hendricks observed him. Cloud was resistant at first, suspecting a rip-off. Then casting director Jennifer Venditti met with him and sequence creator Sam Levinson finally made him a co-star within the sequence alongside
Zendaya for its first two seasons.
To some, Cloud appeared so pure as Fez that they suspected he was an identical to the character – a notion that Cloud pushed again towards.
“It does bother me when people are like, ‘It must be so easy! You get to go in and be yourself.’ I’m like, ‘Why don’t you go and do that?’ It’s not that simple,” Cloud instructed Selection. “I brought a lot to the character. You can believe what you want. It ain’t got nothing to do with me.”
The ‘Euphoria’ official social media deal with put out a put up remembering the late star with a black and white picture and a observe that learn, “We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”
His on-screen brother, costar Javon Walton took to his social media deal with to recollect their happier instances collectively on the units in a put up that learn, “forever family.”
Information of his tragic passing took over social media by storm, with followers of the actor taking to Twitter to specific their shock over and misery. Cloud’s shifting scene with co-star Maude Apatow singing to the lyrics of the music ‘Stand By Me’ from Season 2 went viral, with followers saying, “Angus Cloud came into Euphoria with no acting experience and then effortlessly created the show’s most charming character. He had a long career ahead of him, but Fez alone will be an iconic character for generations. I hope he’s at peace now.”
“Angus Cloud died at only 25. 25 is way too f*****g YOUNG. this is so sick. please remember mental health is so important EVERYDAY. rest easy angus cloud. hope you found peace, wherever you are,” tweeted a fan.
“I’m really sad over the Angus Cloud news. Fezco was my favorite character on Euphoria. He had so much talent, died way too young. Mental health is no joke,” mentioned one other.
This is how different followers reacted:
The half made Cloud the breakout star of 1 the buzziest reveals in tv. He had a supporting position in his first movie, “The Line,” a school drama starring Alex Wolff and John Malkovich that premiered earlier this 12 months on the Tribeca Pageant. Cloud was just lately forged to co-star in “Scream 6.” He is additionally made cameos in music movies for Juice WRLD, Becky G and Karol G.
The third season of “Euphoria” hasn’t but begun filming.
“We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud,” HBO mentioned in an announcement. “He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and ‘Euphoria’ family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”