HipHollywood has learned that Project Runway star Mychael Knight has died at the age of 39. Knight was a finalist on the third season of popular fashion design competition show hosted by Heidi Klum.
“We are still processing the untimely death of our son, brother, friend and uncle. Mychael meant everything to us and we loved him dearly,” the Knight family said in a statement. “He was generous and so full of life. This is how we choose to remember his legacy.”
Knight checked into a Georgia hospital with intestinal issues and passed away on Tuesday morning at 7:25 a.m.