Celebrity makeup artist Makeup by Samuel has been in a tragic accident over the weekend, leaving his clients and friends posting well-wishes online.

Samuel Rauda is well-known online for his work with social media’s biggest names, including Kylie Jenner and Nikita Dragun. Fans have been made aware of his recent accident, leaving him to undergo emergency brain surgery.

Kylie Jenner shared the news to her Instagram story, adding an image of him with the text: “May God watch over you and protect you @makeupbysamuel. Everyone take a moment to say a prayer for Sam who got into an accident this past weekend. And swipe up to visit his families’ go fund me.”

While fellow makeup artist Nikita Dragun also added to her story on the situation, writing: “I just witnessed a terrible tragedy with my own eyes this weekend. Sam is literally an incredible light in this world. He was involved in an accident and had to undergo brain surgery. My heart is in pieces. My prayers are with him and his family. His family started a go fund me page to help cover the very expensive medical costs. Anything helps. Please God watch over Sam.”

What happened to Makeup by Samuel?

Allegedly, Makeup by Samuel was caught in a vehicular accident, causing him to come off the moving vehicle and hitting his head on the pavement which caused internal bleeding and brain injuries. At this moment in time, no other details on where or how the accident happened are known.

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Friend of Samuel Rauda posted the details on Instagram, writing: “An awful accident happened and he flew off a moving vehicle crushing his head into the pavement, suffering from internal bleeding and different injuries to his brain. The surgery went well and now we are just waiting for when Sam wakes.”

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His family have a GoFundMe for the accident

As posted by some of his friends, Makeup by Samuel’s family set up a GoFundMe to pay for his medical bills and after care.

“At this moment, he needs our support and prayers more than ever. Sam underwent major surgery on Sunday, 3/14/21. He has a long road to recovery ahead of him. I know he is loved by many. Your donations will help cover the cost of his medical expenses and what’s to come. Please know that a donation of any amount is greatly appreciated,” reads the description.

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