Youtube star, Steve Cash, best known for his popular “Talking Kitty Cat” videos on Youtube has died by suicide.
According to TMZ, Cash died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday morning April 17th. His death was confirmed in a Facebook shared by his wife, Celia DeCosta Cash. He was 40 years old.
“This is so hard. I’m not even sure what to say, or for that matter, what to do,” the post read. “I just lost my best friend, my sidekick, my lover, my mentor, my absolute everything, this morning. I’m so sad to say, my husband, Steve Cash took his own life this morning 4/16/2020. It hurts me to share this. Please understand, give the family time to grieve, but know that Steve is no longer in pain.”
TMZ reports that Cash had been open with his mental health struggles, even opening up about it with fans.
Back in September, a fan commented on one of his videos that he had “been so active on social media lately that at first I thought you were hacked,” the YouTube personality replied by stating, “Nah, just bipolar. I’m on a manic up right now. When I go back into depression I’ll vacate everything.”
Steve who started his YouTube account in 2007, when he debuted his sketch comedy series under the channel “Talking Kitty Cat” has over two million subscribers.