His family announced on Monday, Harry Brant – the fashionable son of Polish billionaire noise Peter Brant and supermodel Stephanie Seymour. He was 24 years old.
Gender-bending bon-vibnet – Icon Couture Hip along with his older brother Peter Jr. – was found dead on Sunday, just days before he was due to enter rehab, his parents said in a statement issued to The New York Post.
“With immense sorrow we share with you the good news that our beloved son, Harry Brant, lost his battle with addiction and died due to an overdose of accidental prescription drugs,” a statement from Stephanie and Peter Brant read.
“Our hearts are broken. Harry wanted to overcome his addiction and was only a few days away from re-entering rehab.
“We will forever be saddened that Harry’s life has been cut short because of this devastating disease. We ask that you ask for the privacy of our family as we try to deal with the loss of our beautiful and beautiful child.”
Harry and his brother – often portrayed as the male version of the rich sisters of celebrities Paris and Nicki Hilton – were known as fixtures at the hottest parties in New York City and at the forefront of leading international fashion shows.
“Harry loved fashion and was a pioneer in men’s beauty and cosmetics products – collaborating with a major brand in a cosmetic line for both sexes,” his family said.
“He’s achieved a lot in his 24 years, but we’ll never get the chance to see how much Harry could have done more.”
Growing up in their special world, Harry would pass by the family estate on the 300-acre estate in Greenwich, Caltania, with dozens of ponies, a polo field and asked by his father the names of the artists whose works were valuable. Decorated the walls, Harper’s Bazaar The magazine reporter in the family profile in 2014.
“If I had succeeded okay, I would have gotten a dollar,” Harry told Magic.
The father of the brothers Peter the Elder is the Queens-born owner of the paper maker White Birch Paper and Brant Publications, Inc., whose holdings include the Andy Warhol company established. interview magazine. Peter Sr. is also a world-renowned art collector and loves to play polo, albeit reportedly with a temperament, earning the nickname “John McEnroe of Polo”.
Seymour’s stunning mother was one of the first and most famous angels of a lingerie company.
Her handsome sons inherited her modeling gardens and worked for various agencies – and also created a makeup line for both sexes for MAC Cosmetics.
Still, the eccentric siblings, Gucci lovers – and their parents – have not been strangers to controversy over the years.
Harry Brant was circulated in 2016 for theft and drug dealing for allegedly skipping a $ 27.85 taxi fare and being caught “with white matter” which was later found to be drug-positive.
That same year, his brother Peter was charged with assault after he allegedly got into an alcohol brawl with a Port Authority police officer at JFK Airport. In 2012, Peter was also caught joking online about the assassination of President Obama.
In 2009, Peter Brant Sr. accused Seymour of being an “invalid mother” in divorce lawsuits, claiming she jumped pills and abused alcohol. The couple has since recovered.
In 2014 Seymour was charged with DUI after turning her Range Rover on a fast ramp and hitting a traffic sign.
Her husband once did 84 days behind bars for tax evasion.
This article originally appeared on Page Six and was copied with permission