Project Runway season 18 winner Geoffrey Mac is mourning the death of a loved one due to coronavirus.
On Monday, the 42-year-old designer took to Instagram to share that his best friend, Nashom Wooden, has died. Wooden was a well-known drag performer in New York City, who went by the name of Mona Foot. Mac tearfully relayed the news in a video, clearly distraught over Wooden's death.
"Hi, it's Geoffrey Mac. I lost my best friend today from the coronavirus, Nashom Wooden," the designer says, choking back tears. "And I just want to make sure that everybody out there stays healthy and takes care of each other because the virus is really real. And, I'm just so sorry."
On Twitter, more people mourned Wooden's death.
This virus has taken our dear Nashom Wooden..aka Mona Foot. Part of our New York nightlife family. A beautiful gorgeous creature, an amazing artist and a friend for 25+ years. When I think of you I will always see that beautiful smile. We love you Nashom... always and forever. pic.twitter.com/TnwEWiJh45— mariodiazlovesyou (@mariodiaz) March 23, 2020
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My heart is broken right now. I can’t believe this 💔 we lost Nashom Wooden (aka Mona Foot) @thenashom9000 to this fucking atrocity of a virus! Ive known Nashom since I was a teenager. I adored & admired the iconic Mona Foot. I got lucky enough to get to know Nashom and become friends as an adult. We’re both family members in the House of Feilds. I love you & will miss you my friend/my sister ♥️rest peacefully. You’re ABSOLUTELY FLAWLESS! PLEASE listen to the reports, STAY HOME, wash your hands, keep yourself safe! Love one another!
Interestingly enough, earlier this month, Mac shared a photo with Bravo's Andy Cohen on the set of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen on Instagram. Cohen, 51, shared on Friday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
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