Who was Mat George?
Mat George was an influencer on Twitter and Instagram who was widely known as the star of the “She Rates Dogs” podcast. He has died in a hit and run incident in California, his co-host Michaela Okland confirmed.
The Los Angeles Police Department has stated that George died in an accident in Beverly Hills.
“She Rates Dogs” podcast co-host Mat George was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident early this morning. Police are asking anyone with info to come forward: https://t.co/IYBCMjCRVC
— JustJared.com (@JustJared) July 17, 2021
His co-host Michaela 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.”
Mat George Wiki, Bio
According to LGBTQ Nation, George was a comedian, media personality and entertainer who completed his graduation from Arizona State University in 2017 after studying biology.
He previously worked at OrthoArizona and was a creator that contributed content via the digital app Fanhouse.
In 2000, after the podcast started, George talked about his decision to quit medicine and focus on entertainment in an interview with ‘Shoutout Arizona’ in December 2020.
How old was Mat George?
Mat George was 26 years old at the time of death.
“She Rates Dogs” Mat George
He described the podcast She Rates Dogs this way: “Co-Host of a podcast about dating, relationships and current social issues,” and said he had held the position for just over a year.
Mat George Hit and Run Accident
The Los Angeles County coroner confirmed that Mat died on the street on July 17, 2021.
According to Today, George “was struck in a hit and run early Saturday morning in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles.” The investigation is still active, Today reported.
According to CBS Los Angeles, George was struck around 2:20 a.m. by a white BMW.
He was a pedestrian who was “walking southbound on Croft Avenue,” the television station reported, adding that he was not in a marked crosswalk and the BMW fled the scene.
A white BMW struck and killed a popular podcast host this morning in LA and never stopped. This happened on Beverly and Croft in WeHo around 2 am. Please, if you know anything– please come forward for the sake of this young man’s family and friends: https://t.co/Kj1s8Ayy2W
— Molly Knight (@molly_knight) July 17, 2021