Youtube Sensation Jam Sebastian Succumbs to Cancer

Youtube Sensation Jam Sebastian Succumbs to Cancer

Maricar Fernando Sebastian confirmed the death of her son Jam Vhille Fernando Sebastian on Wednesday, March 4 at 10:30 am at St. Luke’s Global City.

In her Facebook account, the mother of the Youtube sensation said: “The fight is over we lost the battle my son Jam Fernando Sebastian just passed away 10:30 am march 4,2015.”

A few minutes before Sebastian’s mother announced her son’s death, his girlfriend Paolinne Michelle Liggayu revealed that they were just waiting for Sebastian’s medicine to run off.

Photo Credit: Screenshot from the Facebook Account of Paolline Michelle Liggayu

Photo Credit: Screenshot from the Facebook Account of Paolline Michelle Liggayu

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In 2011, reel and real-life couple Sebastian and Liggayu rose to fame after their video “By Chance” became a viral hit getting more than 7 million views on YouTube. Known as Jamich, the power couple who regularly uploaded videos, gained more than a million followers since then.

Photo Credit: RAPPLER

Photo Credit: RAPPLER

Early last year, Sebastian was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer despite being a non-smoker. According to Sebastian, stress and secondhand smoke from his friends might have contributed to the development of his disease.

Photo credit: Pinoy Ambisyoso

Photo credit: Pinoy Ambisyoso

His brother Yexel Sebastian disclosed last month that Sebastian sought “mercy killing” in order to end his sufferings. Yexel thanked Sebastian’s fans and supporter in a video he posted on Facebook just a few minutes after his brother’s passing.

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