The Voice Mexico star Jerry Demara dies in ‘unbearable pain’ aged 42 at California hospital after having vitamin buttocks injections
- Gerardo ‘Jerry’ Demara passed away at a hospital in Brawley, California on Monday
- Demara, who appeared on The Voice Mexico in 2012, died from complications related to vitamin injections
- Shortly before his death, Demara posted video saying he had accidentally injected himself with vitamins on three different days
- Demara’s wife said singer was left ‘delirious and vomiting’ and suffering from agonizing pain
The Mexican performer, born Gerardo Demara, passed away at a hospital in Brawley, California.
Demara’s widow, Claudia Plascencia, wrote on social media that her husband had been ‘delirious and vomiting’ before he was rushed to the hospital last week suffering from ‘unbearable’ pain.
Final video: Mexican singer Jerry Demara is seen in a November 28 Facebook video wincing in pain while undergoing treatment at a hospital in California. He died on Monday from complications allegedly related to vitamin injections
Demara rose to fame after appearing on The Voice Mexico in 2012 (pictured)
She mentioned that he had undergone surgery but continued suffering from complications. Plascencia repeatedly asked friends and fans to pray for his recovery, and appealed to God for a ‘miracle.’
On Saturday, a visibly unwell Demara shared a video on his Facebook page from the hospital, explaining that he was there ‘because I have a problem in [my] buttocks.’
The married dad-of-two went on to say that he had mistakenly injected himself with vitamins on three different days.
‘I put the last injection the day before yesterday but on the same side,’ he explained.
Demara did not specify the type of vitamins he had used.
Vitamin injections have been popular among some celebrities seeking to increase their energy levels.
Demara’s 2018 record was nominated for a Latin Grammy in the Best Regional Album category
As a composer, Demara had written songs for various Mexican recording artists and bands
‘I am in incredible pain. I have had it for six hours. You can see how I am,’ he said in Spanish while wincing and grimacing.
Demara criticized the quality of care at the hospital, claiming that staff have been ignoring him and failing to do more to help him.
‘I truly have a sense of helplessness,’ he lamented.
Born in Baja California, Mexico, Demara rose to fame in 2012 when he appeared on The Voice Mexico, known as La Voz.
In 2018, his six-track record Brindemos earned a Latin Grammy nomination in the Best Regional Album category, reported Billboard.com.
Demara’s widow, Claudia Plascencia, announced his passing on Facebook and mourned his untimely death. Earlier, she had asked for prayers from friends and fans
Demara is pictured singing a duet with his son and namesake, Jerry Jr (right)
Demara is survived by his wife and their two children (pictured together)
As a composer and lyricist, Demara had written songs for various Mexican recording artists and bands, including Gerardo Ortiz, German Montero, Alejandra Guzman and Original Banda El Limon.
Demara is survived by his widow and their two children: daughter Allison and his son and musical collaborator Jerry Jr.