Vic Fabe, a well-known photographer and videographer who specialized in male models, died on February 14, 2018, at the age of 46. His partner, Jun Virola, announced the sad news on Facebook, saying: “He has thoughts of committing suicide. He is now in peace.
Who was Vic Fabe?
Vic Fabe was born on June 6, 1971, in Manila, Philippines, as Victor Fabella. He had a passion for photography and videography since he was a child, and he pursued his dream by studying Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines. He started his career as a graphic designer and a web developer, working for various companies and clients.
He later became a photographer and videographer, focusing on male models and aspiring actors. He established his own studio, Fabe Photo Studio, where he offered various services such as portfolio shoots, workshops, and casting calls. He also created his own website, YouTube channel, and social media accounts, where he showcased his works and talents.
However, Fabe was also a controversial figure, who faced many accusations and criticisms from his models and the public. He was accused of exploiting, harassing, and blackmailing his models, especially those who were underage or inexperienced. He was also accused of producing and distributing pornographic and scandalous videos of his models, without their consent or knowledge. He was sued by some of his models for violation of the Anti-Child Pornography Act, the Anti-Voyeurism Act, and the Cybercrime Prevention Act. He denied all the allegations, and claimed that he was a victim of extortion and defamation.
How did Vic Fabe die?
The cause of death of Vic Fabe is still unclear, as his partner and family have not released any official statement about it. Other sources claim that he died of natural causes, but there is no evidence or citation to support this claim. Therefore, the exact circumstances of his death remain a mystery.
How did his family and friends react?
The death of Vic Fabe shocked and saddened his family and friends, who expressed their grief and condolences on social media and in interviews. His partner, Jun Virola, posted a photo of him and Fabe on Facebook, with the caption: “You are my everything. You are my life. You are my happiness. You are my soulmate. You are my best friend. You are my lover. You are my husband. You are my father. You are my hero. You are my inspiration. You are my angel. You are my Vic Fabe. I love you so much. I miss you so much. I will always love you. I will always remember you. I will always cherish you. I will always honor you. I will always be with you.
Fabe’s son, Vince, also posted a photo of him and Fabe on Instagram, with the caption: “I love you dad. You will always be my hero”. His mother, Lina Fabella, also posted a photo of him and Fabe on Facebook, with the caption: “My son, my pride, my joy, my Vic Fabe. I love you so much. I miss you so much. I will always pray for you. I will always be proud of you. I will always be rateful for you. I will always be here for you.
Many celebrities and stars who knew Fabe also paid tribute to him and sent their prayers and thoughts to his family. Some of them include Coco Martin, Vice Ganda, Piolo Pascual, Anne Curtis, and Sarah Geronimo.
What was Vic Fabe’s legacy?
Vic Fabe left behind a legacy of success, controversy, and love. He was a talented and prolific photographer and videographer, who captured and created many images and videos of male models and actors. He was also a controversial figure, who faced many accusations and criticisms for his alleged unethical and illegal practices. He was also a devoted and caring partner and father, who loved and supported his family. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and fans, and his memory will live on in their hearts. Rest in peace, Vic.