Brandon "Bashurverse" Ashur, the Minecraft YouTuber and Twitch streamer, who is known to fans as Toasty Time has passed away due to COVID-19 at the age of 36 on September 12. Ashur's sister, Anesa Ashur, announced Bashurverse death in a Facebook post, which has gone viral across Twitter and Reddit.

His sister, Anesa, wrote on Facebook: “My brother fought COVID, and unfortunately lost the battle. I cannot believe this is happening… He was amazing. He is amazing.”

“There are so many things I could say, but I don’t think I could even put our lives into words if I wanted to,” she continued. “Why is this beast so terrible? Why did it have to get you? You have faced so many challenges in your 36 years, never would I imagine we would lose you to a pandemic.”

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Picture of Brandon Ashur and his sister, Anesa Ashur

What happened to Bashurverse Minecraft?

Bashurverse got a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 on August 7 and got hospitalized on August 14. Since then, he has been updating his battle against the virus on his Twitter account with 33o thousand followers. After the first four days, his situation got worsen quickly and the doctor had to move him to the ICU to put him on a ventilator.

"Still in the ICU on oxygen, its hell," Ashur tweeted on August 23, before urging, "please get your vaccine you don't want this. Not going to lie I was very close to death, now I'm slowly fighting back."

On August 26, while in the hospital, he posted a tweet to thank for all the love and support his fans gave him. Unfortunately, he passed away on September 12.

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Brandon "Bashurverse" Ashur died of COVID-19 on September 12 after 1 month of fighting.

Bashurverse Minecraft YouTube career

Bashurverse mainly uploaded Minecraft content on his YouTube channel. He became famous because of his Minecraft series “The Legend of the Hobo,” as well as his ‘BashDoesThings’ vlog series. In 2017, he took a hiatus due to a scandal he was involved in the past. He made all of his videos on YouTube private and deleted his Twitter account.

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Bashurverse was mostly known for his Minecraft series The Legend of the Hobo on YouTube.

On Feburary 22, 2018, Bashur's Minecraft account was hacked and put up for bid.

He eventually came back on September 17, 2019, and used his old Twitter account to tell his fans to follow his new T0astyTime account. He also streamed on Twitch under the name T0asty. Bashurverse Minecraft started uploading videos again on December 28, 2019, on the TOASTY TIME YouTube channel.

Bashurverse Minecraft life story

On March 4, 2015, Brandon uploaded a confession video about his past life. He revealed that he didn't know who his father was and his mother didn't care for him when he was young. Brandon was raised by relatives and got adopted by a musician who would take Brandon to his concerts.

He lost his interest in education in high school and he played EverQuest all day while further failing in his education. He got bullied, his money stolen, and his laptop broken. When he was 17, he got a girlfriend who cheated on him and it was devastated according to him.

Brandon usually went to his best friend's house and his best friend had a younger sister. As his friend's sister and Bradon talked about his life, they developed feeling for each other and became a couple in 2003, when Brandon was 18 and she was 15. Her parent hired a private detective to check on their relationship so things don't go too far.

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He had a struggling childhood, where he has gone through many traumas.

Brandon and the girl usually message each other and got quite intimate, but there was no physical contact. One day, the private detective knock on his door and put him in jail because of his provoking chat history with a minor.

He got bailed out of jail but was charged with a Class B felony and had to go to a therapist's class for pedophiles. All of his computers were confiscated. He also had to go through a 12-month prison time for an unknown crime. The therapist went to talk to the court that Bradon didn't need to be in the class.

After this event, he did not leave his house for 10 years and rarely met anyone but his adoptive mother. He would play games such as World of Warcraft or Katawa Shoujo on the new computer he bought every single day.

His Minecraft series The Legend of the Hobo got big with a million views. He started making more Minecraft series and collaborating with popular YouTubers such as Sky and CaptainSparklez and JeromeASF, creating his own fanbase.

On August 7, he got diagnosed with COVID-19 and passed away one month later on September 12.

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