Influencer Joselyn Cano reportedly dead after a failed butt lift surgery


  • Instagram influencer Joselyn Cano died last week after travelling to Columbia for a Brazilian butt lift surgery.
  • Though confirmations regarding her untimely death have yet to be released, a video featuring the 30-year-old fashion designer who was also known as the “Mexican Kim Kardashian”, was posted on YouTube on Wednesday by a funeral home in California.
  • Brazilian butt lifts, which involves transferring fat from one part of the body to the backside, is one cosmetic surgery that is increasingly gaining popularity in the US.

Social media influencer and swimwear model, Joselyn Cano, has died after undergoing an unsuccessful medical procedure in Columbia.

While the 30-year-old model’s death has yet to be confirmed by her family, fans said the Akes Family Funeral Homes in Riverside, California, already uploaded a Wednesday YouTube video featuring her funeral.

A caption for the video read: “Joselyn entered this life on Wednesday, March 14, 1990. She entered into Eternal Life on Monday, December 07, 2020.”

Fans now took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late model.

Dubbed as the “Mexican Kim Kardashian”, the California model who was also a fashion designer had travelled to Columbia for a Brazilian butt lift surgery earlier this month. The circumstances surrounding her death still remain unclear.

The Post has reached out to Cano’s family and Mercer for confirmation regarding details of her passing. As of date, no official confirmation has yet been issued by them.

The same is true with brand representatives of Joselyn Cano Swimwear, the late model’s swimwear business, who did not return calls seeking comment.

Cano has gained notable popularity on social media garnering almost 13 million followers and from a lucrative line of swimwear. Prior to being a model, she studied microbiology at San Diego State University, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Brazilian butt lifts are among the cosmetic procedures in the US that are increasingly gaining popularity. It involves fat transfer, or taking fat from one part of the body and injecting it into your buttock in order to create more fullness.

However, a number of premature deaths as well as botched surgeries have been reported in recent years.  About one in 3,000 people who get the procedure have also died from it, per a 2015 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Source: New York Post

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