Austin Powers Star Verne Troyer Passes At 49


The shocking news of a big star from the Austin Power movies, movie star Verne Troyer who played "Mini-Me" passed at the young age of 49. A cause of death hasn't been released, but a post on social media has alluded to "depression" and "suicide." The statement from his team reads,

“It is with great sadness and incredible heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today [Saturday]. Verne was an extremely caring individual… [He] hoped he made a positive change with the platform he had and worked towards spreading that message every day.”

Austin Powers star Mike Myers paid tribute to his Mini-Me on Saturday. “Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him," the comedian said. "It is a sad day, but I hope he is in a better place. He will be greatly missed.” 



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