Disney Star Sebastian Athie Has Passed Away At The Age of 24 After Suffering A Heart Attack
It is with a heavy heart that we here at MickeyBlog share the news that Disney Channel star Sebastian Athie has passed away unexpectedly at the age of 24 after suffering a sudden heart attack. The news was confirmed by the Disney Channel-Latin America earlier this week.
Athie is best known for his roles in La rosa de Guadalupe and O11CE, on which he played the character Lorenzo Guevara. He also had a music career and released a duet “Hasta que Vuelvas” with fellow actor Javier Eloy Bonanno in 2018.
Descansa en paz, Sebas. Tu arte y tu sonrisa se quedan para siempre✨🖤
Lamentamos la partida de Sebastián Athié y lo recordaremos siempre por su talento, compañerismo, profesionalismo y ante todo, enorme corazón. Acompañamos a su familia, amigos y fans en su despedida. pic.twitter.com/uDwQ0UWBiP
— Disney Channel LA (@DisneyChannelLA) July 5, 2020
“Rest in peace, Sebas. Your art and your smile stay forever,” Disney Channel LA tweeted on July 4 about the Mexican actor. “We regret the departure of Sebastián Athié and we will always remember him for his talent, companionship, professionalism and above all, enormous heart. We accompany his family, friends and fans in his farewell.”
Athies passing did come as a bit of shock. The day before his death, the actor appeared in a Zoom call to chat with his fans. Reports have been coming in this week that police are investigating the actor’s death.
Athie had over 242,000 followers on his Instagram account. He last posted on June 7th and shared a quote from Nelson Mandela: “Being free is not just a matter of taking off the chains ⛓, but of living respecting and increasing the freedom of others.” The post has since garnered more than 40,000 likes and thousands of comments from fans who are mourning the Mexican actor.
This is a story that we’ll continue to follow closely here at MickeyBlog. Please keep checking back for further updates. Our condolences go out to Sebastian’s friends, family and colleagues.