Lisa Lynn Masters, ‘Gossip Girl’ + ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Star, Dead at 52
Actress Lisa Lynn Masters, who's appeared in Gossip Girl and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, was found dead of an apparent suicide in a hotel room in Lima, Peru on Tuesday (November 15), according to a local report.
Peru21 says the 52-year-old actress was found hanged in her hotel room and had left behind a suicide note. The site adds Masters had been battling depression leading up to her death, and was discovered with antidepressants in her possession.
Masters had been in Peru for a modeling job.
The actress' family has since established a GoFundMe page to help cover funeral costs, which Masters' loved ones — particularly her husband, William — are struggling to cover. So far, contributors have collectively donated nearly $40,000.
"Lisa's genuine warmth, generosity and tenacious strength will be deeply missed," a supplementary memorial reads. "We will miss Lisa very, very much."
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