Rick Genest (Zombie Boy) before tattoos and Rick Genest for Ford Homme. Photo: Courtesy of Facebook/Ford Homme Rick Genest, also known as "Zombie Boy" for, um, obvious reasons, has been on EVERYONE'S radar as of late. He is the most-talked-about star of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video...

We knew Nicola Formichetti found Rick Genest (also known as Zombie Boy or Rico) on Facebook, but the rest of his origin story was pretty mysterious until now. In an illuminating interview with Hint Magazine, Formichetti opens up about finding his muse. The tale goes like this: Formichetti...

Rick Genest with his tatted up face, artfully done to look like a skeleton, was discovered on Craigslist and became the face of Thierry Mugler, under Creative Director Nicola Formichetti and his right hand lady, literally, Lady Gaga. It might seem that a face like that has one trick pony...

Zombie Boy in the November 2011 issue of "Inked." Photo: Courtesy of "Inked." Just when we think we can't become ANY more obsessed with Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" muse Zombie Boy aka Rick Genest, he always finds a way to weasel his cute little self back into our lives and knock us dead...

Zombie Boy Rick Genest gets his tattoos covered up by three makeup artists. Photo: Courtesy of DermablendPro's YouTube So, we've ALWAYS wondered what Lady Gaga's "Born This Way' muse Zombie Boy aka Rick Genest looked like without tattoos. It's hard to not wonder considering he's completely...

Zombie Boy Rick Genest and transgendered model Andrej Pejic for Auslander fall 2011. Photo: Made In Brazil Lady Gaga's favorite tattooed and shaved Zombie Boy (you know, the one she undulated with in her super hot "Born This Way" video) is not only an MTV Style favorite, but he's now a...

Rick Genest Is Not Tattooed Quite Everywhere, But Probably Will Be Someday As the story goes, when Nicola Formichetti discovered his muse Rick Genest (aka Rico) on Facebook a few months ago, he immediately invited him to the Mugler menswear show in Paris. There was a snag, though, when it...

Before he became Zombie Boy, Rick Genest was just a white Canadian guy with no tattoos. And for those of us who weren't around to see his skin unadorned, photographer Matthew Lyn gave us a glimpse at what he might have looked like for Schön magazine. Call it an example of Photoshop used in a...

Taking their limelight was none other than Zombie Boy aka Rick Genest, who rose to fame when Nicola Formichetti cast him in the Mugler campaign in January of last year. Dressed in what looked to be a combination of vintage and Formichetti originals (spiked vest, cap and sunglasses), he was...

You may recognize Rick Genest, also known as , from Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video or those incredible Dermablend ads. He's 's muse, and has covered several magazines. This guy has ink from his head (or, rather, exposed brain) to his toes, and the fashion industry industry is completely...

 

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