’Baron of Botox’ Dies in Florida
He helped celebrities stay wrinkle-free, but sadness lurked behind his mask of youth: Dr. Fredric Brandt, 65, hanged himself in his Miami home over the weekend. He was in psychiatric care and taking medication, but some are pointing fingers at an unflattering portrayal of a Brandt-like doctor on the Netflix series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. His publicist said that while the show was “mean” and a form of “bullying,” it was not the source of Brandt’s depression. It remains unclear what will come of his clinics.