Singer and YouTube star Rebecca Black tweeted: “Oh god…this makes me incredibly sad. Corey La Barrie was always kind and knew how to lift people up.
“Always brightened my day when I saw him. his friends really loved him so much, and i am so sorry to them, his family, and his supporters.” (sic)
A fan tweeted: “Rest in peace Corey La Barrie. Thank you for changing (+ continuing to change) the lives of many. You were were never under appreciated.”
Another Twitter user added: “I’m at a loss for words. May you Rest In Peace @coreylabarrie Left us far too young, and no mother should ever have to watch their kids pass.”
Corey had opened up about his time in isolation with his roommates during the coronavirus lockdown and growing a beard in his final social media posts.