#UPDATE: Former “Project Runway” finalist Mychael Knight died Tuesday morning in a Georgia hospital .
Knight died after recently checking into the hospital. We’re told he’d been getting treatment for intestinal issues when he passed at around 7:30 AM. While it’s still unclear what caused his death, a few months ago Mychael revealed he’d been battling IBS — irritable bowl syndrome — and made it clear it was wreaking havoc on his immune system.
Knight was famous in the fashion world after his successful run on season 3 of ‘Runway’ … going on to launch his own lines of clothing and lingerie. He also once designed for Starbucks, and even created his own fragrance brand, MajK.
Knight placed fourth during his season on ‘Runway,’ and won the Fan Favorite Award as well.
He was only 39.
He was one of my all time favorites on ‘Project Runway’. 💔😢
According to theJasmineBRAND.com Atlanta designer Mychael Knight has died. Multiple sources reveals that he passed early Tuesday morning. He was known for his appearance on Project Runway. He was 39.]
In 2006 Knight appeared on Season 3 of ‘Project Runway’ reality show and did very well in the competition. He went on to win season three’s Fan Favorite award and to place fourth in the overall competition.
In 2007, Knight introduced his label, Mychael Knight, on BET’s Rip the Runway and he designed a line of custom tees for the Starbucks Corporation.
In 2008, Knight launched Kitty & Dick, his female and male lingerie label, and his unisex fragrance, MajK.
On March 17, 2010, Mychael Knight debuted his Fall/Winter 2010 line at Charleston Fashion Week in Charleston, South Carolina.
No details has been released at this time, the story is still developing…
RIP Mychael Knight.