Pop star Justin Bieber's look-alike Toby Sheldon, whose legal name is Tobias Strebel, has been found dead.
The 35-year-old, who spent $100,000 to look like the singer, was reported missing earlier this week after he was last seen in West Hollywood on August 8.
Strebel's body was found in a Motel 6 in the San Fernando Valley on August 21, reports TMZ. The website claimed drugs were found in the room, though it's unclear how he died.
His spokesperson confirmed the news to mirror.co.uk saying: "I am beyond devastated to have heard the news about Tobias. Tobias was a kind, caring, and gentle soul that was dedicated and passionate to his music and career.
"For all the slings and arrows put forth against him, he always held his head high, treated everyone with respect, and had a warmth and glow to him that made anyone around him smile... My condolences go out to his family."
He found fame after appearing on reality TV shows "Botched" and "My Strange Addiction" last year as he continued his quest to look like Bieber.
Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.
As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.
Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.