MTV says Ashley Sawyer, who appeared in a 2013 episode of the network’s reality show Catfish, ha...
Director Max Joseph pays tribute to Catfish participant Ashley Sawyer, who has died at 23
MTV News reports Ashley died over the weekend in Alabama. The cause of death is not known.
Catfish is a series about online scams.
The episode that featured Ashley shows her meeting a long-time digital companion, Michael Fortunato, in person.
The pair used altered images of themselves after striking up a conversation in an online chatroom.
Shocked and saddened by the death of Ashley Sawyer. So sweet and kind. Thoughts and prayers go out to her family. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/fC6qG84gfC— Max Joseph (@maxjoseph) May 2, 2016