Popular American Podcast host and Twitter Celebrity-Mat George Died at the Age of 26

Mat is a nickname for Mathew George. With his best friend Michaela, George co-hosted the “She Rates Dogs” podcast, which he described as the biggest risk he’s ever taken in his life. “I was understandably a nervous wreck,” he confessed on his radio show. Despite only having been around for 5 months, the podcast quickly gained popularity, making both Mat and Michaela internet celebrities. It was back in August 2020 that the duo released the first episode of “She Rates Dogs.” His other accomplishments included having graduated from Arizona State University and being a popular Internet personality.

What Cause is Mat George Death?

In accordance with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, Mat George has passed away. He was 26 years old at the time. George, who went by the handle @matchu chutrain on Instagram and Twitter, had nearly 80,000 followers between the two social media platforms and was well-liked by his followers. As a graduate of Arizona State University, he also co-hosted the popular podcast “She Rates Dogs” with Michaela Okland, which garnered widespread acclaim.

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Caption: American Podcast host and Twitter Celebrity-Mat George (Photo: Twitter)

In a hit-and-run incident early Saturday morning in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles, George was struck and killed, according to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). At the time of writing, the investigation was still ongoing on Saturday evening.

Okland wrote on Twitter:

“I would rather you guys here this from me than a news article. Mat was killed in a hit and run last night. I don’t really have any other words right now. I wish I could contact everybody who knows him personally but the news is already out and I just can’t do it right now.”

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Additionally, one person wrote:

“Mat was such a beautiful kind person, this is so heartbreaking my God,”  “Rest in Peace king.”

Another person wrote:

“Never met him in person, but he was always a bright spot on my timeline. His vulnerability and humor made me feel a little more at home in my own skin. This is tragic news and I’m sorry for such a sudden loss of what seemed like an incredible guy.”