Cherry Valentine has unfortunately passed away. The drag star, known legally as George Ward, died Sunday, although specifics regarding cause of death are not known at this time.
The 28-year-old’s family explained to BBC in a statement: Related: Drag Star Valencia Prime Collapses & Dies During Performance What a loss!
And at such a young age. Valentine was prominently known for appearing on season two of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK back in 2020 — after which they quickly skyrocketed to stardom with their OWN television career, eventually landing the BBC documentary, Gypsy Queen and Proud. World of Wonder, the production company behind Drag Race, also shared their condolences early Friday.
They posted this tribute: The performer had previously worked as a certified mental health nurse in 2015 before discovering their affinity for the drag scene.Read more on perezhilton.com