TikTok star Waffler69 dies aged 33


TikTok star Waffler69 dies aged 33: Social media sensation – who shot to fame eating bizarre foods and boasted 1.7m followers – passes away from suspected heart attack

  • The social media star, real name Taylor died on Wednesday, his brother Clayton told TMZ 
  • Clayton said Taylor began experiencing discomfort and called his mother, before ringing for an ambulance to take him to hospital – where he died 
  • The TikToker’s brother said Taylor’s dad and grandfather suffered from genetic heart problems 
  • Taylor, who has been making content for 16 years, posted his last TikTok video on Wednesday, hours before his death, in which he tried the viral Big Froot Loop

TikTok star Waffler69 has died from a suspected heart attack aged 33.

The social media star, real name Taylor – who boasted 1.7million followers on the platform where he posted clips of himself trying bizarre foods – died on Wednesday, his brother Clayton told TMZ.

Clayton said Taylor began experiencing discomfort and called his mother, before ringing for an ambulance to take him to hospital from his Louisiana home. Taylor died in hospital.

Tragic loss: TikTok star Waffler69 has died from a suspected heart attack aged 33 (pictured in his final video)

The TikToker’s brother said Taylor’s dad and grandfather suffered from genetic heart problems, 

Clayton has launched a GoFundMe to raise money for Taylor’s funeral costs.

He wrote: ‘If he has touched your heart in someway, Me and my family would appreciate it.’

The appeal has thus far raised  $1,245 of its $1,500 goal

Taylor, who has been making content for 16 years, posted his last TikTok video on Wednesday, hours before his death, in which he tried the viral Big Froot Loop, dunked in milk.

Much missed: The social media star, real name Taylor - who boasted 1.7million followers on the platform where he posted clips of himself trying bizarre foods - died on Wednesday, his brother Clayton told TMZ

Much missed: The social media star, real name Taylor – who boasted 1.7million followers on the platform where he posted clips of himself trying bizarre foods – died on Wednesday, his brother Clayton told TMZ 

Diverse: His quirky videos - which also saw him try watermelon flavored toast and make meals out of expired products - saw him gain more than 32million likes across TikTok

Diverse: His quirky videos – which also saw him try watermelon flavored toast and make meals out of expired products – saw him gain more than 32million likes across TikTok

His quirky videos – which also saw him try watermelon flavored toast and make meals out of expired products – saw him gain more than 32million likes across TikTok.

He was also known for eating extremely vintage promotional items, including Batman cereal from 1989 and Addams Family cereal from 1991. 

As well as making videos, the star also branched out into his own range of culinary seasonings, merchandise and was on celebrity video greeting site, Cameo. 

Online sensation: He was also known for eating extremely vintage promotional items, including Batman cereal from 1989 and Addams Family cereal from 1991

Online sensation: He was also known for eating extremely vintage promotional items, including Batman cereal from 1989 and Addams Family cereal from 1991

Tragedy: Clayton said Taylor began experiencing discomfort and called his mother, before ringing for an ambulance to take him to hospital from his Louisiana home. Taylor died in hospital

Tragedy: Clayton said Taylor began experiencing discomfort and called his mother, before ringing for an ambulance to take him to hospital from his Louisiana home. Taylor died in hospital

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