Credit: Rooster Teeth
Monty Oum who was a web based animator has died at the age of just 33.
The animator who was best known for his work on the Rooster Teeth has left the world at the age of 33. The production studio announced the saddening news on their website. Whereas Rooster Teeth released the news on its blog that Monty Oum was sick and that his recovery was questionable.
Monty Oum went for a simple medical procedure. As he was being treated he started to have allergic reaction to the treatment and that is why just like that he went into a coma. The boy’s work will never be forgotten especially the fight scene in Halo series called Red vs Blue. He also used to work on anime series and his most famous anime was called RWBY.
It is with an extremely heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved friend Monty Oum. http://t.co/cE71kZhcVx— Rooster Teeth (@RoosterTeeth) February 2, 2015
To honor Monty Oum’s death, the studio asked his fans that they should all do something creative and they should all try to make this world a better place to live. The studio also released a video in Monty’s memory.
We will not be releasing any videos today. Please take today to remember Monty. Thank you for your support & love during this difficult time— Rooster Teeth (@RoosterTeeth) February 2, 2015
Rooster Teeth’s blog post read that their friend who was an inspiration had passed away yesterday afternoon on 4:34 PM. The post also said that he was surrounded by the people who loved him. The blog post also described how he went into a coma when he was asked for a simple medical procedure.
Monty is going to be missed by his countless number of fans, his brother Woody, Chivy, Sey and Neat, his sisters Thea and Theary, his wife Sheena and his dad Mony. All of them told Rooster Teeth that they are going to miss him greatly. Many of his fans paid for his treatment and that is why his family were really thankful to the fans.
Monty Oum had 146000 followers on Twitter and 117000 people were following him on Facebook. DeviantArt.com has got many great creative artists. He was a part of their team for the past 11 years where he shared his art concepts with other members.
On his latest post at DeviantArt.com people commented “RIP” and said how they always loved his work and that he was one of the greatest artists of this generation. He always looked after the fans as he once said on Facebook that whenever he makes characters, he makes sure that their outfits have pockets so when fans wear them on cosplays, they have a place for their phones.
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