Katie May (Instagram)
Playboy model Katie May passed away on Thursday, February 4, after suffering a serious stroke on Monday, February 1, according to TMZ. She was 34. According to the site, May, known as the “Queen of Snapchat,” was taken off life support on Thursday and died surrounded by her family and friends.
May’s family set up a GoFundMe page on Thursday to raise funds to support her 7-year-old daughter, Mia.
“Anyone who was lucky enough to know Katie May was truly blessed by her incredible heart, mind and soul,” the donation page reads. “She was an inspiration and a guiding light to so many people in this world. Please help us by donating money to support her daughter and best friend Mia. We want to raise as much money for Mia’s living trust as possible to ensure she will always be taken care of. Mia was Katie’s whole life, so please help Katie, Mia and us by donating money to Mia.”
The blonde beauty’s family previously told TMZ that May had been complaining of neck pain prior to her stroke on Monday.
“@Ms_katiemay you look amazing my lady. How’s your neck feeling?” one of her followers wrote to May on Sunday, January 31. “Thanks love!” the model replied. “It still hurts, going back to chiropractor tomorrow xoxoxo.”
May’s last Instagram post was on Monday, February 1, and featured a photo of her leaning against a sandy cliff while wearing a bikini. “Hope everyone is having a great Monday!” she captioned the snap. “It’s very windy here today in LA #bikini #california #beach #lagunabeach.”