How did The Voice’s Gerardo Demara, 42, die? Singer was in ‘unbearable pain’ after vitamin injections led to death
On November 28, Demara posted a video from the hospital, telling his fans that he was there after taking the vitamin jabs, and the singer described the terrible pain he was in
'The Voice' Mexico star, Gerardo Demara, widely known as Jerry Demara, has died at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Bawley, California. The singer died suffering “unbearable pain" after taking vitamin injections on bum known. Taking such injections is reportedly popular with celebrities.
His wife, Claudia Plascencia, and his sister confirmed the news of his death on Monday, November 30. Plascencia said that Demara had been “delirious and vomiting” before being admitted to hospital and had been suffering from “unbearable pain in his leg and bottom”. On November 28, Demara posted a video from the hospital, telling his fans that he was there after taking the vitamin jabs. The singer described the terrible pain he was in, but it is unclear why he became so ill. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
In the video, Demara can be heard saying, “I am in the hospital because I have a problem in [my] bottom. By mistake, I used [the injections on] three different days, far from each other. I injected vitamins and the day before yesterday I did the same in the other part of my bottom. I have been suffering strong pain, around 12 levels out of 10, for six hours.”
Born in Los Angeles, the 42-year-old singer rose to fame on 'The Voice' Mexico in 2012, and later collaborated with Latin singer and his coach, Paulina Rubio. With his debut release of 'Brindemos', he became the first artiste signed to Casa Nacional, Nacional Records' regional Mexican imprint. The six-track album received a Latin Grammy nomination in the best banda album category in 2018, after which he also performed with his son Gera Demara, as well as fellow nominee Santiago Motorizado, at the Latin Grammys premiere ceremony.
He has received several ASCAP Awards for the most played regional Mexican songs of the year. He has penned the track 'Anímate y Verás', the first single from Chiquis’ 2020 Latin Grammy-winning album playlist. Hollywood celebrities like, Rita Ora, Kelly Brooks and Katie Price have been known to take vitamin jabs to help boost energy levels. Jerry Demara did not explain what type of vitamins he took or what the injections were for.