Euphoria Star Angus Cloud’s Heartbreaking Final Post Before His Death

Angus Cloud shared a heartbreaking final social media post before his death.
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Angus Cloud shared a heartbreaking final post before his death.

The Euphoria star, 25, was best known for playing the fan-favourite character Fezco ‘Fez’ O’Neil on the hit HBO TV series.

Sadly, it was announced that he passed on July 31 after he was found dead at his family’s home in Oakland.

Cloud’s death comes just a week after his father’s funeral in Ireland.

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Conor Hickey passed away in May – with his obituary claiming that he died from a ‘short-term illness’.

In one of his final Instagram posts, Cloud shared a picture of his dad wearing an all-red hoodie and sweatpants.

It is accompanied by the caption: “Miss u breh.”


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People took the comment shortly after Cloud’s death to react to this image.

“They [are] together now,” writes one person, accompanied by a broken heart emoji.

Someone else adds: “RIP the both of you are reunited again, sweet talented soul gone too soon.”

“I hope they both rest easy. So sad,” comments a third fan.

Another person pens: “I hope he was waiting for you at the gates! Rest easy both of you.”

While a fifth user says: I’m so f***ing sad but I hope you found some peace brother.”

Angus Cloud
Angus Cloud shared a heartbreaking final post before his death. Credit: HBO

The news of Cloud’s death was revealed in a statement from his family shared by TMZ.

It reads: “It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today.

“As an artist, a friend, a brother and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways.”

The statement mentions the recent death of Cloud’s father and how he ‘struggled with his loss’.

It continues: “Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss. The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend.

“Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence.

“We hope the world remembers him for his humour, laughter and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss.”

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Cloud was set to reprise his role as Fezco in the third season of Euphoria – which has yet to enter production.

HBO says in a statement: “We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud.

“He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”

Meanwhile, the show’s creator, Sam Levinson, adds: “There was no one quite like Angus. He was too special, too talented and way too young to leave us so soon.

“He also struggled, like many of us, with addiction and depression. I hope he knew how many hearts he touched.

“I loved him. I always will. Rest in peace and God Bless his family.”

If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the US at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741.

In the UK, the Samaritans is available 24/7 if you need to talk. You can contact them for free by calling 116 123, emailing [email protected] or heading to the website to find your nearest branch.

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Written by Rosario Monachino

Rosario is a content editor at IGV who specialises in film, TV and entertainment news. He has a degree in English and Film from the University of Salford and a masters in Journalism from Liverpool John Moores University.