Dr. Fredric Brandt Dead at 65, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Parody Blamed

Rickey Yaneza

“Dermatologist to the stars” Dr. Fredric Brandt has died in Miami. He was 65. His clientele included Madonna, top models and socialites.

His publicist, Jacquie Trachtenberg, confirmed the news this morning saying:

“He was suffering from an illness. Everyone who knows him is devastated. I worked with him for over 20 years and he was an amazing man, not only was he a brilliant doctor, but he was the kindest human being.”

The Miami Police Department confirmed that Brandt committed suicide via hanging.

Brandt was devastated by the comparisons to the “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” character played by Martin Short.

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As a YouTube commenter noted: “The joke that ended a life.”

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