One Direction's Niall Horan, Nicki Minaj And More Pay Tribute To Photographer Matt Irwin
Matt worked with many huge stars and was friends with One Direction.
The celebrity photographer worked with an amazing list of stars, including Kylie Minogue, Rita Ora, Cara Delevingne, Years & Years, Miley Cyrus and more.
Matt began photography aged 15 when his friend gave him a camera, which he used until he sadly passed away.
He is believed to have died on May 6, though his photographic agency, CLM, had ‘no comment’ when approached by the Daily Mirror. His cause of death is not known.
Tributes are pouring in from the entertainment and music industries, with Lady Gaga sharing a photo on Instagram with the caption: “Matt Irwin you were such a talent. I am devastated. The world will miss u. I will never forget this shoot together it was magical. #RIPMattIrwin".
Nicki Minaj also shared her memories via the social media site, writing: “I just don't want to believe he's gone. He literally took my pics 3 months ago after I specifically REQUESTED him!!! Always made me so happy on set. Always so loving & sweet & optimistic. This is so surreal. He was just so unbelievably TALENTED!!!! God bless his family. Rest in peace my love. #RIPMattIrwin”.
Fans of One Direction, who Matt became good friends with, have shared their thoughts too, with one tweeting: “#RIPMattIrwin Thank you for the amazing memories to the boys and to us fans. We love you xo May he rest in peace”.
Here's just some of the tributes being paid on social media:
Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.
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