Gone too quickly. Make-up mogul Jaclyn Hill introduced that her former husband, Jon Hill, has died, based on a Thursday, August 11, assertion she shared from his household.
“I used to be requested by Jon’s household to publish this subsequent slide …” the YouTuber wrote through Instagram Tales. “It’s with profound regret and sorrow that we should report that our beloved Andrew Jonathan Hill handed away on August 10, 2022,” the textual content learn on the following slide with a photograph of the skilled drummer. “We’re all devastated by the sudden tragedy. The Hill household request privateness throughout this overtly troublesome time. VR, Hill Household.”
The pair had been married for 9 years earlier than getting a divorce in 2018 following Jon’s substance abuse and battle with dependancy. “After virtually 9 years of marriage, Jon and I’ve determined to divorce,” she mentioned in a Could 2018 Instagram post. “Though this has been one of many hardest choices of our lives, I do know it’s what’s greatest for each of us,” she continued.
The musician launched his debut album Rebirth in January 2019 as a approach to inform the world his life story after he went to rehab in hopes of getting clear in 2017. “There’s a variety of false impression of me and the way issues went down with my divorce. Initially, I used to be ashamed of my dependancy and I didn’t need anybody to know I went to rehab,” the late Texas native instructed Billboard in January 2019.
“So, this album is my realization that I can use music to assist different folks. That’s the perfect excessive you’ll be able to ever really feel. I’m blessed with an enormous following and if I can contact anybody with my story, that may preserve me clear,” he added.
Jon defined that having a creative outlet, like writing songs and making music, helped him not solely steer clear of medicine however address the detox course of as nicely. His debut album was a testomony to his sobriety and a brand new chapter of life, whereas serving to him notice his full potential.
“The darker you get, the extra goal you’ll have as soon as it’s over — so long as you get clear and wish to get folks,” he continued whereas giving recommendation to others combating substance abuse.
“Waking up hungry was probably the most assured I ever felt in my complete life, like, ‘I beat this,’” the web persona added. “After each little mistake I’ve made, I earned it. You simply really feel this new purpose that’s come over your life, and it’s lovely.”
A rep for Jacyln didn’t instantly reply to In Contact‘s request for remark. A rep for Jon couldn’t instantly be recognized.
Should you or anybody you recognize is combating substance abuse, assist is out there on the SAMHSA Nationwide Helpline at 1-800-662-4357.