Model Thomas Blackwell, aka Tommy Playboy, passed away. Blackwell was reported missing recently.
In addition to being a talented model, Tommy Playboy was also an activist, dancer and movement artist.
His unexpected death news has sent a shockwave to the entire showbiz industry. What happened to the New York basked model? How did he die?
In today’s article, let’s explore all the known details about the late artist.
Transgender Tommy Playboy NYC Death And Obituary, Missing Found Dead
Tommy Playboy is reportedly dead. According to reports, The NYC artist passed away today.
Many of his fans and friends have come forward to pay tribute on social media.
The death cause and the circumstances surrounding the model’s passing are yet to be made public. A few days ago, Tommy Playboy’s missing news surfaced.
He was described as a person who stands 5’10” with a face tattoo of a Chinese symbol. Moreover, he was last seen at 59th Street (Colombus Circle). He was wearing a furry outfit and colorful boots with fishnets and fur.
Who Was Transgender Tommy Playboy?
As mentioned earlier, Tommy Playboy’s real name is Thomas Blackwell. He was a well-known model, activist, dancer, and movement artist in New York City.
But, the skilled artist was yet to establish a solid foundation for his modeling career.
According to the reports, Tommy Playboy danced in Thalia’s music video – La Luz. He also served as director for his friends’ music videos for Life of the Party.
Moreover, Thomas has also worked in Chynna Roger’s short video titled Drug Opera + Film. He has worked with many artists, including Shayne Oliver, Nicole Moudaber, and Telfar Clemens.
Looking at how people who knew the artist recalled him, we can say that Thomas Blackwell was a talented artist who could bring out the best in others.
He has a significant fan following on his Instagram account. The model is active on the photo-sharing platform under the username @tommy.playboy and has 15.2K followers.
Tributes Have Been Pouring
Tributes have been pouring all over the internet following the death news of the model.
Tommy Playboy’s friend, @indigo_agape, expressed his sorrow over his death. “Oh no. This is so sad,” the model’s friend wrote in a social media post.
@indigo_agape said that Tommy was a beautiful soul who was unapologetically himself. The model carried himself with great confidence even though he questioned himself.
The grieving friend noted that he would miss Tommy tremendously. “I’m so happy I could tell you how proud I was of you. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family. This is heartbreaking,” continued indigo_agape.
Many people who paid their tribute thanked him for helping them when they were at their lowest point.