On Sunday, August 16, Filipino YouTuber Emman Nimedez passed away at age 21 after a months-long battle with leukemia. Peachy Santos, Nimedez' girlfriend, announced the news on his official Facebook page.
On August 14, Santos also made a post on his page saying that Nimedez was rushed to the intensive care unit (ICU) of St. Luke's Medical Center - Quezon City for kindey failure and blood complications. In the same post, Santos mentioned that Nimedez' family and his vlogger friends Team Payaman were talking to him before he was sent to the ICU. Santos is also asking for financial help to pay for his hospital bills on behalf of his family. For details, check the official post here.
Nimedez started making videos on YouTube in 2011 and was known for making short films and parody videos of popular K-dramas. He first revealed that he was diagnosed with leukemia in a vlog posted in May 2020.
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