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Adam Perkins: Social media star suddenly dies at the age of 24

The net world mourns Adam Perkins. The American made famous by the video platform Vine is dead. His twin brother makes the dramatic news public.

Adam Perkins († 24) became known to the general public in 2015 through his video "Welcome to Chili's". In the funny clip that he published on the video platform Vine at the time, he walked into a bathroom with nothing more than a pair of boxer shorts and said: "Hi, welcome to Chili's". The short video went viral, with many of his followers recreating, sharing and commenting on the funny scene. Ultimately, Adam was able to embarrass 26.6 million clicks. Adam passed away on April 11, 2021. He was just 24 years old.

Adam Perkins twin brother makes tragic news public

Adam's twin brother Patrick shares the sad news with the public with a black and white photo showing the two brothers. He wrote the sad words: "My brother, Adam Perkins, passed away last Sunday, April 11th, 21st. I can't even really put into words what this loss means for me." Patrick also goes into his text on the special relationship that he and Adam had, and what significance his death has for him. “Being a Gemini is a very central part of my identity. It's all I know. And I struggle for words to explain what it will be like for me to live in this world without him. My best friend. "

Patrick ends his sad text with the words: "I love you, my best friend Adam. 1997 - forever".

Cause of death unclear

His brother does not share what Adam Perkins died of. It is not known whether he suffered from depression or was ill.

Fans say goodbye

The American's many fans, however, are shocked by the sudden and far too early death of their idol. They say goodbye in numerous comments under Adam's last postings. "Rest in peace to the man who brought us this absolutely legendary Vine. Your legacy will live on forever in our hearts," writes about one. Another adds: "Rest in peace, legend. Adam Perkins, who always welcomed us at Chili's. You will be deeply missed." Many express their condolences by posting hearts and candles.

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