Superstar make-up artist Laney Chantal, whose full identify is Alaina Chantal Parkhurst, died from an ‘unintentional drug overdose’ on Halloween aged 33, in accordance with a public obituary written by her household.
In a submit to Facebook on Friday, her mom Brandy Parkhurst, revealed that the 33-year-old had been fighting a number of psychological diseases.
She went on to say that her daughter didn’t ‘commit suicide’ or die from ‘avenue medicine’ however had ‘overmedicated on prescribed medicines’ following a ‘extreme anxiousness assault’ that night time.
Chantal was recognized for her look on actuality TV competitors Face Off and labored because the lead make-up artists for Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ which received video of the 12 months at MTV’s video music awards in 2021.
Six months earlier than her loss of life Chantal posted an image of a pink coffin.
Her household stated she ‘struggled with numerous psychological diseases all through her grownup life’ and requested for donations in her honor to contribute to psychological well being consciousness.
Parkhurst stated the household had added a ‘reason for loss of life to the obituary’ as a result of they ‘did not need rumors began’ about how her daughter died.
‘Let me make this clear. Laney didn’t commit suicide, she wasn’t ‘utilizing’, she didn’t purchase avenue medicine, and she or he did not get ‘dangerous stuff’ at Hallowicked,’ the submit learn.
‘As our household goes about making funeral/memorial preparations for our daughter/sister/aunt/niece, one thing I would not want on anybody, I’ll let everybody know what precipitated Alaina’s loss of life.’
Laney Chantal, whose full identify is Alaina Chantal Parkhurst, died from an ‘unintentional drug overdose’ on Halloween aged 33
In a submit to Fb on Friday, her mom Brandy Parkhurst, revealed that the 33-year-old had been fighting a number of psychological diseases
She went on to say that her daughter didn’t ‘commit suicide’ or die from ‘avenue medicine’ Parkhurst stated her daughter had ‘overmedicated on prescribed medicines’ following a ‘extreme anxiousness assault’
As a part of the submit Chantal’s mom posted an image of what look like 9 medication bottles and stated ‘That image up there? It is Laney’s medication.’
‘Really it is about half of it that she took on daily basis. That’s what psychological sickness appears like,’ she continued.
‘Laney suffered with Bipolar, Borderline, Physique Dysmorphia (are you able to think about that lovely lady may hardly look in a mirror?), and extreme anxiousness.
‘On the time of her loss of life she was on a ready record to go to a Borderline intensive outpatient program in Chicago.’
Parkhurst stated that she had been in a ‘good place’ having simply accomplished a dietary rehab in California.
‘She struggled on daily basis and fought arduous, and but she was nonetheless in a position to create probably the most superb artwork. Her abilities had been depraved good,’ the submit learn.
‘Laney may do all of it. She labored with so many bands, and actors, on video and film units. She cherished creating her monsters, her infants.
Her household stated she ‘struggled with numerous psychological diseases all through her grownup life’ and requested for donations in her honor to contribute to psychological well being consciousness
Chantal began her profession as a make-up artist in 2008 the place she attended the Los Angeles Cinema Make-up College
‘She cherished being a Juggalo and all of the folks she met. The Gathering was ‘probably the most enjoyable she had ever had in her life’.
Parkhurst goes on to say that on the night time of her loss of life Chantal ‘suffered a extreme anxiousness assault.’
‘Sure, some could have seen her at Hallowicked, however she left the venue at 9.15,’ the submit continued.
‘From there I do know she went again to her home, was texting a good friend and overmedicated with Her Prescribed Medication. Not avenue medicine.’
Parkhurst completed the submit by telling those that wrestle with psychological sickness to ‘by no means surrender.’
‘Hold combating till the psychiatrist will get your drugs proper, discover the suitable therapist and therapies,’ the submit learn.
‘If you do not have the cash or insurance coverage, contact your local people well being division. They are going to enable you.
‘And fogeys, do not ever cease attempting to avoid wasting your children. I do know it is arduous, it is tormenting. Dropping them is probably the most devastating factor that may ever occur to you.’
Household and buddies paid their respects to the 33-year-old make-up artist remembering her as somebody who was ‘deeply cherished by all.’
Her household remembered the younger make-up artist as somebody who ‘put her complete self, physique, thoughts and soul into her jobs’
Chantal was acknowledged for her work in actuality present Face Off and labored because the lead artist for Lil Nas X’s Montero video
‘Her household and buddies meant the world to her and gathering with them in the course of the holidays had been a few of her favourite and most anticipated occasions,’ her household wrote.
Chantal began within the make-up business in Los Angeles in 2008, the place she attended Cinema Make-up College. Right here, she obtained her accreditation to work as a particular results make-up artist.
‘Alaina put her complete self, physique, thoughts and soul into her jobs, regardless of the dimensions,’ her household stated.
‘Her creative skill and visions rapidly set her aside from different artists in her subject and her portfolio blossomed.
‘Laney, as she was recognized by many, lived her life to the fullest, and completed extra in her brief time on earth, than most do in a full lifetime.’
Chantal grew up in Manitou Seashore along with her dad and mom and two older sisters and was born February 20 1989.
Fellow make-up artist Gabriella Accarino additionally shared a tribute.
‘Her artwork and spirit are unparalleled, making the world a greater place. My final reminiscence along with her was driving on 4 wheelers within the woods in Michigan till sundown,’ Accarino wrote on Instagram.
‘Laney, you deserved the world and had been cherished by so many individuals.
‘You without end modified my life and taught me, unconditional love. You had been a present and I cherish each second spent with you. I’ll carry you in my coronary heart without end.’
Chantal was acknowledged for her time on season 5 of Face Off which aired in 2013, she was most notable for being the second contestant to voluntarily go away the competitors.