Jake Bailey, who has worked with Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and Karlie Kloss, died Friday at age 37. He was found by his assistant on Friday morning in his home from an apparent suicide. An autopsy is to be completed by the L.A. County Coroner's Office, but it appears that Bailey may have suffered carbon monoxide poisoning.
"It is with deep sadness that we share the news of Jake Bailey's passing. He was an undeniable talent, a great friend, a loving son and brother, and our grief is shared with all those whose lives he's touched. As one of the industry's most sought after makeup artists, Jake worked with an incredible client roster and his work has been featured in publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue Italia, Vanity Fair, and Allure. He collaborated with some of the top photographers in the fashion and entertainment industries and was also a passionate photographer himself. Jake was a mentor to many, and his work will continue to inspire. He will be truly missed by those who knew him."
Many celebrities, including Pretty Little Liars' Ashley Benson, Paris Hilton, Octavia Spencer, and Emmy Rossum. But Katy Perry, who credited Bailey for her signature, also wrote a touching tribute that she shared on her Instagram account.