True Crime fanatic Bailey Sarian rose to social media fame when she began uploading makeup tutorials to her YouTube channel.
While she applies a full face of glam, Bailey narrates her videos with tales of real-life murder mysteries.
Did Bailey Sarian and Fern break up?
Fans of Bailey Sarian became curious as to what the makeup mogul has been up to so far in 2022, as she appeared to be posting less on social media.
On Friday, January 21, 2022, Bailey broke her silence, writing: “Sorry I’ve been mia, I’ll give you a life update soon & no I haven’t been okay but I appreciate you for asking.”
The message was shared to both her Instagram and Twitter profiles, where she collectively has millions of followers.
Bailey went on to shock fans on Monday, January 24, 2022, after revealing she and her long-term partner, Fern, had split.
“Hi. Fern and I broke up. I’ve needed some time to cry it out. But ya, it’s over. Happy 2022,” she wrote on Twitter.
A few hours later, Bailey continued: “Please don’t be rude and send fern mean messages. I know we always want there to be a ‘bad guy’ in these situations but I can assure you, there really isn’t one.
“Sometimes in life you grow in different directions & that’s OKAY. I believe we met and we were together for a reason,” she wrote.
“But now it’s time to figure some things out on our own,” Bailey added.
“I will always love him and want nothing but love & happiness for him. He deserves that, I deserve that, you deserve that.”
How long were Bailey Sarian and Fern together?
Fern – Fernando Valdez – is Bailey Sarian’s longtime partner. He is both a tattoo and graffiti artist, and his private Instagram has over 116K followers.
The two met while Bailey received her first ever tattoo from Fern.
In 2013, the two went from being friends to lovers. They were engaged three years later in 2016.
“Yeah I didn’t see that coming 😳😛😍😝🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻,” Bailey wrote on Instagram at the time, next to a photo of her engagement ring.
It’s unclear whether or not the two ever married, but fans have speculated they tied the knot in secret at some point in 2021, according to Hollywood Mask.
Who is Bailey Sarian?
According to her Twitter profile, Bailey Sarian was born on November 26.
The social media star has over 388K followers on Twitter, 2.9million on Instagram, 2.5million on TikTok, and 6.17million on YouTube.
On March 14, 2022, the YouTuber returned with a video of her Mystery & Makeup series after a two-month hiatus.
She opened the video with the line: “Can’t a girl have a mental break down in peace?”
Sarian also apologized to her subscribers for “disappearing” on them.
She stated that in 2022 her life “turned upside down” and she “just needed a break.”
In further detail, she said, “I just need a break because and I think that’s a good enough answer.”
In January of 2019, Bailey posted her first true crime makeup video, racking up over 60,000 views in just 24 hours.
“To me, that was fame,” she said to the Village Voice.
“Then I was like, ‘maybe this isn’t a one-off, let me try it again with a different story.’ I’ve just kept going and I have not stopped growing since that first video.”
Her official series is entitled Murder Mystery & Makeup. She’s covered some well-known cases, such as the 2018 Chris Watts murders.
Alongside Wheelhouse DNA and Audioboom, Bailey also launched a podcast entitled Dark History, in which she covers more than just true crime.
The podcast is accompanied by a weekly video.
“I’m doing something I’m really passionate about,” she said.
“I get to research true crime and do makeup, which are my two favorite things. … I’ve found an audience that’s super into everything I’m into and I love engaging with my fans.”