Drake Bell mourns his ex-girlfriend Stevie Ryan after her death: 'My heart is crushed'



Drake Bell is heartbroken in the wake of his ex-girlfriend Stevie Ryan's death. The 31-year-old actor took to Twitter on Monday to mourn Ryan after she was found dead in her apartment at age 33 after an apparent suicide.

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"No no no!!!! I can NOT BELIEVE THIS IS HAPPENING!!!!" Bell tweeted along with a photo of himself with Ryan. "Please wake me from this nightmare @StevieRyan I loved you and will forever miss you!"

Several hours later, Bell tweeted an article about Ryan's death, writing, "This is too much. My heart is crushed. @StevieRyan I love you and miss you..."

Bell and Ryan dated from 2005 to 2006.

The Los Angeles Coroner's Office confirmed to ET on Monday that Ryan was found dead in her home and an autopsy confirmed that the cause of death was a suicide by hanging.

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Ryan was known for her work on YouTube and on the VH1 series Stevie TV.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Stevie Ryan attends the 2015 NBC New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Stevie Ryan attends the 2015 NBC New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Stevie Ryan attends the 2015 NBC New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA- JULY 31: Actress Stevie Ryan arrives at the DoSomething.org and VH1's 2013 Do Something Awards at Avalon on July 31, 2013 in Hollywood, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Stevie Ryan attends the 2015 NBC New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 25: Actress Stevie Ryan arrives at Logo's 'Hot 100' Party at Drai's Lounge in W Hollywood on June 25, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodrigo Vaz/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 25: Actress Stevie Ryan arrives at Logo's 'Hot 100' Party at Drai's Lounge in W Hollywood on June 25, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodrigo Vaz/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA- JULY 31: Actress Stevie Ryan arrives at the DoSomething.org and VH1's 2013 Do Something Awards at Avalon on July 31, 2013 in Hollywood, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 31: (L-R) Actress Stevie Ryan and SVP, West Coast Production & Development at VH1 Jill Holmes arrive at the DoSomething.org and VH1's 2013 Do Something Awards at Avalon on July 31, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for VH1)
SANTA MONICA, CA - AUGUST 19: Stevie Ryan arrives at the 2012 Do Something Awards at Barker Hangar on August 19, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 02: Actress Stevie Ryan attends GBK Gift Lounge In Honor of The MTV Movie Award Nominees And Presenters - Day 2 at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills Hotel on June 2, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)
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