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Animator Monty Oum Passes Away

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Monty Oum, animator for Rooster Teeth Productions, died this past Sunday. His notable works were "RWBY" and "Red vs. Blue." Monty Oum was a “Cambodian, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese” animator that entered the scene in 2007. People were first aware of Oum with his fighting mashup, Haloid as well as Dead Fantasy.

He passed away at the age of 33 on Sunday, February 1, ten days after having a severe allergic reaction to a medical procedure.

When he was in the hospital fans raised almost $238,000 on Gofundme.

In honor of his passing no videos were released on the day he passed away. To read their statement click here.

Rooster Teeth asked fans that, “In lieu of flowers or gifts, we ask that you simply do something creative.”

Rest in peace Monty Oum.

 

 
 
 
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