Former Tommy Hilfiger Model Dies in Apparent Suicide

Sam Sarpong.
Sam Sarpong. Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images

Us Weekly is reporting that Sam Sarpong, a model and former face of Tommy Hilfiger, has died at the age of 40. The magazine’s sources confirmed that Sarpong took his own life. The British-born Sarpong appeared in campaigns for Hilfiger and Louis Vuitton, and was in shows for designers including Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, and Versace. He went on to branch into acting, appearing on shows like American Crime Story and My So-Called Life. His sister June is a popular TV host in the U.K.