Tributes have started pouring in for Ru Paul's Drag Race UK star Cherry Valentine after their family revealed that they had died aged 28.
The drag performer, whose real name is George Ward, starred in series two of the UK version of the hit competition. Their family said their 'lives will never be the same' following their death.
In a statement, they said: "It is with the most heart wrenching and deepest sadness to inform you that our George - Cherry Valentine - has tragically passed away.
This will come as a profound shock to most people & we understand there is no easy way for this to be announced. READ MORE: RuPaul's Drag Race UK star Cherry Valentine dies aged 28 "As his family, we are still processing his death and our lives will never be the same.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk