Popular vlogger Emman Nimedez passed away before dawn on Sunday after battling acute myeloid leukemia.
The news was confirmed by his girlfriend Peachy Santos in a post on Nimedez’ official page on Facebook.
“Our beloved Emman Nimedez joined our Creator at 1:00am today, August 16, 2020, Sunday. He was with his family during the time of his passing at St. Luke’s Medical Center – Quezon City,” Santos wrote.
She then gives thanks to everyone who prays for Emman. She then details about the latter’s funeral.
Santos said last Thursday that Nimedez was rushed to the ICU and was in critical condition due to kidney failure and blood complications.
Emman Nimedez started making Youtube videos in 2011. He is known for his parody videos. As of this writing, his Youtube channel has 2.18 million subscribers.
Last May 17, he announced that he was diagnosed with myeloid leukemia on his YouTube channel. His news broke the hearts of his fans and his fellow vloggers.
Nimedez said then this would be his toughest battle yet, but assured his followers that he would be strong and positive all throughout.
“Ito na ‘yong pinakamatindi na laban na kakaharapin ko at sinasabi ko sa inyo ngayon, lahat ginagawa ko para manatiling matibay, maging handa at higit sa lahat, maging malakas kasi kailangan eh,” he said.
“Hayaan niyo lang akong isama kayo sa laban na ‘to para makita niyo lahat ng ibabato sa ating hamon, pagsubok, kakayanin. Basta diretso lang tingin natin sa buhay at tsaka positibo tayo,” Nimedez added.
Prior to Emman’s passing, he released his track “Uuwian” which garnered over 1.1 million views on YouTube.
As of posting time, his YouTube channel has 2.18 million subscribers.
Fly high Emman!
Our prayers for the bereaved family.