The viral sensation of the internet, child star and rapper Lil T, has passed away due to the controversy stirred by her contentious videos. She was only 14 years old.
In a statement posted on her Instagram account on Wednesday, the announcement of her demise was made. It is unknown what caused the death.
The statement reads, “With heavy hearts, we share the tragic news of the sudden and sorrowful demise of our beloved Lil T.” “We lack words to express the unbearable loss and indescribable pain. This outcome was entirely unexpected and has left us all in shock.”
The statement also mentions that Lil T’s brother has also passed away, adding, “This deepens our grief and adds unthinkable depths to our sorrow.” It continues, “During this time of profound sadness, we request privacy as we mourn this immense loss, as investigations are still ongoing regarding the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Lil T and her brother.”
A conclusion is drawn, “Lil T will always reside in our hearts, her absence leaving an irreplaceable void that all those who knew and loved her will feel.”
Lil T, whose real name is Clea Hope, gained notoriety in 2018 with a controversial video where she showcased stacks of cash, sat in luxurious cars, claimed to have expensive attire, and declared having a lot of money. At just 9 years old, she dubbed herself the “youngest flexer of the century,” gathering a significant following of both fans and critics alike.
During a Good Morning America interview in 2018, she stated, “This is my decision. I’m happy with what I’m doing.” Lil T continued, “People think it’s funny because I’m nine years old and I’ve accomplished so much.”