'Botched' Star & Justin Bieber Lookalike Tobias Strebel Found Dead

Tobias Strebel 2015
Courtesy of E!

Tobias Strebel in "Botched."

Strebel, who had spent $100,000 to look like Justin Bieber, was last seen in West Hollywood on Aug. 18.

Botched reality TV personality Tobias Strebel, known for his similar appearance to Justin Bieber, was found dead in a Motel 6 room on Aug. 21 in North Hills, Calif., The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He was 35. 

'Botched' Star and Justin Bieber Lookalike Reported Missing


Strebel died Aug. 21 at 5 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Coroner's Office. An autopsy was conducted Wednesday, and the cause of death had not yet been determined. TMZ broke the news of Strebel's death.

Strebel was reported missing earlier this month, having last been seen in West Hollywood on Aug. 18.

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He appeared on a 2014 episode of E!'s plastic-surgery series Botched, where he revealed that he spent $100,000 on procedures to look like Bieber. Strebel praised the pop star's appearance as "extraordinarily beautiful." 

He also appeared on TLC's My Strange Addiction and had been pursuing a music career. 

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter



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