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11th Jun 2024

YouTube star Ben Potter dies in ‘unfortunate accident’ aged 40

Charlie Herbert

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His wife confirmed his death in a statement on Monday

YouTube star Ben Potter, who was known as Comicstorian, has died following an “unfortunate accident”, it has been announced.

The YouTuber’s death was confirmed by his wife Nathalie in a heartbreaking statement on X yesterday (June 10).

She said: “Two days ago, on June 8th, my husband, Ben Potter, passed away in an unfortunate accident.

“To many of you, he was Comicstorian, voicing stories from across multiple different mediums.

“To his loved ones, he was one of the best and most supportive individuals anyone could ask for. As a husband, a son, a brother, a friend, or even just a stranger, Ben was loving and genuine.

His wife confirmed his death in a statement on Monday

The statement continued: “He was someone who would listen and make time for his loved ones.

“He would do his best to make everyone laugh and make sure they were okay.

“He was our rock and he’d reassure his loved ones whenever they needed it. He was my world and I need time to be with friends and family.’

She continued: “I have so many things I need to figure out but firstly, I need to grieve. I ask that you respect my privacy as well as everyone else’s.

“Right now my priority is preserving everything he’s built and I don’t have any plans beyond that.”

Nathalie went on to label her late husband’s YouTube channel as “one of his greatest accomplishments,” saying that he spent over a decade “spreading his love and appreciation for his hobbies.”

More to follow.

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