Katy Perry's Makeup Artist Mysteriously Found Dead

Hollywood Makeup artist to the stars, Jake Bailey, was found dead in his home on Friday.

  • Katy Perry and several other A-list celebrities' makeup artist was found dead on Friday.

  • Celebrities share their memories on social media.

Jake Bailey, a beloved makeup artist for many A-list celebrities such as Katy Perry, Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and Emmy Rossum, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Friday morning. The 37-year old makeup artist is believed to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning. The New York Daily News reports that Bailey worked with several major celebrities including Katy Buring during the Super Bowl and her recent cover of Cosmo. He has also worked on several major publications such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Allure

Jake- My sweet, sensitive soul. What a wonderful journey and friendship we had together. What beautiful art we created together. We conquered the worlds biggest stages, together. I know you felt life so intensely and it created this incredible artistic passion in you that came out in everything you touched, from the amazing images you took to the ways you painted your muses, highlighting the beauty in everyone. You had the most otherworldly eye to detail... we would laugh about how you could take a nap in that eyelid crease you created (cause it was so deep) or Jake's 45 minute eyes... Which was such a precise lash that even Bambi couldn't rival. You essentially created my "look" ever since we met on the music video for Hot and Cold. We always confided in each other, rallied each other at our lows and pushed each other to be our best. We never got comfortable and I know that was why we did the best work together. My favorite moments of recent times is when we would meditate together during breaks on different jobs...tune all the noise out, forget about hollywood and the chaos that surrounds it, and look for a slice of peace, 20 minutes at a time. I know sometimes it was hard to find consistent happiness here on this earth, I understand you in that way. I want you to know now finally and forevermore that I appreciate you and all the lessons we traded each other in this life. I love you. No more work, no more searching, you are finally at peace. Every time I sit in that chair we shared, just know, no one holds a brush to you, friend. Be free now. My prayers are with the Bailey family.

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Several of Bailey's friends and co-workers mourned his loss on social media, sharing their fondest memories of the late Hollywood makeup artist. In fact, Katy Perry wrote a tribute to him  on Instagram saying: “I want you to know now finally and forevermore that I appreciate you and all the lessons we traded each other in this life. I love you,” she wrote on Instagram. Emily Rossum from Showtime's Shameless also commented on the Jake Bailey's death. Bailey's death is currently under investigation. According to TMZ, it is being reported as a suicide.

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