Was Huey Haha depressed? Comic wrote 'f**k life' before deactivating Twitter
TikTok star Huey Haha has died, leaving thousands of fans heartbroken. The 22-year-old's cause of death has not been made public as of now. However, many on social media are speculating that he died by suicide. Fans are now are wondering if Huey, who made the world laugh with his hilarious skits, was depressed on the inside.
MEAWW cannot independently confirm if the rumours surrounding the popular comedian's death are true.
Huey had created a niche for himself in the world of comedy, garnering an audience of over 240,000 on Instagram, over 500,000 on TikTok, and nearly a million subscribers on YouTube. His death came as a shock to his fans as the world of comedy lost another up-and-coming star. MEAWW previously reported how revolutionary comedian, Mort Sahl, died aged 94 at his California home on October 26. We also reported on the deaths of comedians Anthony 'AJ' Johnson and Fuquan Johnson.
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Fans online speculated whether the comic sensation was depressed, with one calling him the 'IG[Instagram] Robin Williams.' "Hueyhaha passed away and I’m sad. He genuinely was one of the funniest guys on social media without even trying and whenever I needed a good laugh I would go on his page. Man, this is like the IG[Instagram] Robin Williams..." model Jenna Lane wrote.
"Before his Twitter deactivated he tweeted “fuck life” 2min before. And I follow Mbnel’s li'l homies on IG and they said he shot himself. Shits crazy. Check on yo loved one's man," one fan tweeted "Aw RIP Huey Haha funny ass fella, gone too soon. Take care of your mental health, my friends," a comment read.
"I remember watching his videos way back. He was hilarious. It’s hard to believe that he really went out like that. I never would’ve even thought he would even think of going out like this. I guess you really never know how someone feels," another chimed in.
hueyhaha passed away and I’m sad. He genuinely was one of the funniest guys on social media without even trying and whenever I needed a good laugh I would go on his page. Man this is like the ig Robin Williams... ☹️— Jenna Lane (@missjennalane) October 27, 2021
Before his twitter deactivated he tweeted “fuck life” 2min before. And i follow mbnel’s lil homies on ig and they said he shot himself 😪. Shits crazy. Check on yo love ones man🤞🏽💙— nerp (@jaqeshhh) October 27, 2021
Aw rip Huey Haha 🙏🏼 funny ass fella, gone too soon. Take care of your mental health my friends.— emmuh (@emmast0n3) October 27, 2021
I remember watching his videos way back. He was hilarious. It’s hard to believe that he really went out like that. I never would’ve even thought he would even think of going out like this. I guess you really never know how someone feels.— Blair (@shoeprime) October 27, 2021
Huey Haha was a doting dad to his daughter Keilani Ha, 2, who he welcomed into this world with his girlfriend Heather Saizon. He shared a couple of romantic photos of himself and Saizon on his Instagram feed including one on Valentine's Day 2021. It was a photo of them standing on a bridge, with Saizon kissing him on the cheek as he smiled for the camera. He captioned the photo with nothing but a blue heart emoticon.
Huey was from Stockton, California, and was living in Sacramento for the past few years. The Vietnamese-origin comic made his first foray into internet humor in September 2020, sharing a skit on TikTok titled, "When you been reading the Quran," which went viral. The comedian, who collaborated with several content creators in his videos, was also known for his “When you don’t like to waste” skit, which received millions of views across various social media platforms. The news of his tragic death trended on social media on October 27, 2021. While the cause of his death is said to be suicide, it hasn't been confirmed by his friends or family at the time of writing.
If you or someone you know is in crisis you can call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1 (800) 273- 8255 - anonymously to just talk to someone about what you're going through