The show definitely deeply hurt him, he was being made fun of because of the way he looks. It is mean, and it was bullying. But the show was not the reason for his depression, and it was not the reason he would take his own life.

Dr Frederic Brant’s publicist Jacquie Trachtenberg.

Dr Brant, the famed dermatologist to the stars, was found dead in his home in Coral Gables, Florida on Sunday. Page Six had previously reported last month that the doctor, who was known for his roster of celebrity clients (such as Madonna and Stephanie Seymour), was the inspiration for Dr. Franff, the puffy-faced plastic surgeon played by Martin Short on the Netflix comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

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