Jackass star Patty Perez, known as Goddess Patty, dies after diabetes battle

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Jackass star Patty Perez, who played the role of Goddess Patty in the film, has died at the age of 57.

The beloved actress passed away last Friday at a hospital in Reno, Nevada where she was being treated for complications in connection to her type 1 diabetes.

The star's daughter Priscilla revealed her mother's passing to TMZ after dealing with the debilitating diagnosis all her life.

She confirmed her mother's kidney's were failing while in hospital as a result of her lifelong struggle with her health and weight which she had battled with for years.

The loving daughter told the publication: "We want to express our immense gratitude for the love and kindness everyone has shown to our mom.

"Being able to entertain and bring light and happiness to people was the highlight of her life.

"She was so proud of the work she did in the film industry," she added.

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