Ryuchell, a Japanese mannequin, tv persona, and LGBTQ influencer has died aged 27. They have been discovered useless by their supervisor on the company’s workplace in Tokyo. Their actual title is Ryuji Higa. The reason for their demise hasn’t been confirmed but, however, the police are investigating whether or not Ryuchell died by suicide.
The police are trying into particulars round Ruychell’s demise. Born in Ginowan, in 1995, Ryuchell labored at a used clothes store in Tokyo’s Harajuku after graduating from highschool. They have been recognized for his or her genderless type of dressing and gained recognition as a Instagram influencer.
They regularly spoke on LGBTQ points in Japan and actively participated in Tokyo Rainbow Delight. Ryuchell, over time, was featured on varied TV reveals and at a number of queer occasions in Japan. In 2016, they married a fellow mannequin, Peco. The couple have a son. The couple divorced in August 2022 after they introduced that they not recognized as male. Ryuchell confronted a lot on-line criticism on the time. They nonetheless stated that they might proceed to stay with Peco and their son.
In February this 12 months, Ryuchell and Peco appeared in a Youtube video, the place Peco defended Ryuchell and defended her ex-husband. Ryuchell was consistently topic to on-line harassment over their gender non-conformity. Peco and their son are overseas and are but to touch upon Ryuchell’s demise.