'Ugly Betty' Creator Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

The creator of Ugly Betty was found dead yesterday in his Miami hotel room.

Silvio Horta was 45, and according to sources, he may have committed suicide.

A representative confirmed his death to news outlets, but declined to make an official comment on how it happened.

Ugly Betty ran for four seasons on ABC from 2006 to 2010 and was adapted from a hit Colombian telenovela “Yo soy Betty, la fea.”

The show's star America Ferrera posted a tribute to Horta on her Instagram.

(via Variety)

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