George Ward, better known RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Fans as Cherry Valentine, died September 18. he was 28. A cause of death was not announced.
“It is with heartbreaking and profound sadness to announce that our George – Cherry Valentine – has tragically passed away,” Ward’s parents said in a statement. “This will come as a profound shock to most people and we understand there is no easy way to announce this.
“As his family, we are still processing his death and our lives will never be the same,” he continued. “We understand how much he is loved and how many lives he has inspired and touched. We only ask for your patience and prayers during this time.”
Drag RaceThe production company of , World of Wonder, added in its own statement: “We are heartbroken to learn of the death of George Ward, aka Cherry Valentine. As an artist, nurse and activist, Cherry will always be a beloved member of our Drag Race family. Cherry’s love and her irresistibly infectious laugh touched the lives of so many. Our deepest condolences go to her family and friends.”
Valentine appeared in Season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UKand was eliminated in Episode 2.
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