Ashley Mattingly, who was best known for her modeling work with Playboy, has sadly passed away at the young age of thirty-three.
Keep scrolling to read more about Ashley's life, and to hear the tragic circumstances surrounding her death - including her heartbreaking final Instagram post.
Ashley Mattingly has been taken too soon.The Texan-born model was found "unresponsive" at her home last week on April 17th. She was only thirty-three-years-old.
Ashley was perhaps best known for her work with Playboy.Pictured above, second from the right, the model found her fame as Playboy's Miss March in 2011.
And, as well as being a Playmate, Ashley modeled for a number of different brands...Her Instagram account, which has now been taken down, was adorned with modeling and lingerie shots from her colorful career.
Hundreds of tributes have been flooding in for the model...
May you RIP @AshleyMattingly 😔 I’m not very good with words when it comes to things like this, but i’m so sorry https://t.co/E7Dy8dAc1F— Tiffany Toth (@Tiffany Toth)1587413197.0
Old Playmates are paying homage to their friend...
I am devastated. My friend #ashleymattingly took her own life. If you are struggling please reach out for help. S… https://t.co/pXWO0bQ25Q— Carrie Stevens (@Carrie Stevens)1587415354.0
Carrie has been sharing old stories from her and Ashley's long friendship...
I keep thinking of Ashley.She had these neighbors.Three guys that lived in the apartment next to hers. They weren’t… https://t.co/6uFWZGIfet— Carrie Stevens (@Carrie Stevens)1587442950.0
And, like many...
@SolarAtticFan I wish ... seems like it happened so fast. I’m just a wreck wishing I could have done something.— Carrie Stevens (@Carrie Stevens)1587447064.0
Other Twitter users are coming together to remember the type of person Ashley was...Behind all the glamor, Ashley was apparently the sweetest, most caring person.
People are shocked and devastated by her sudden death...
@jonnyr157 @muchbetterBeast @TiffanyTothxoxo @AshleyMattingly My gawd... What kind of world do we live in, where t… https://t.co/mGRuVKZCCg— Leodred 💫 HWAoC Time (@Leodred 💫 HWAoC Time)1587416741.0
Ashley is evidence that, despite how happy someone may seem...
@CarrieStevensXO Demons haunt all of us. Sorry for your loss. 🙏🙏🙏🙏— anthony airo (@anthony airo)1587415868.0
Ashley must have been experiencing a lot of turmoil...
@CarrieStevensXO My condolences. Anytime someone is in so much that only option they can see is the permanent one… https://t.co/MYh69KslEI— Scott Steadman Lucas (@Scott Steadman Lucas)1587418402.0
This is a stark reminder that those who are struggling need help.
@CarrieStevensXO Sorry for your loss. No words really help. May she RIP. My thoughts and prayers to you and her fam… https://t.co/HAobiEszmy— Scott Schwilk (@Scott Schwilk)1587425587.0
But, more importantly, why does this keep happening?
What a horrific convergence of our current crises. Former Playboy model commits suicide while in quarantine. She wa… https://t.co/7cwHv7m1Z5— Tiana Lowe (@Tiana Lowe)1587428623.0