RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star George Ward, identified by his stage title Cherry Valentine, has died on the age of 28, his household have introduced.
Ward appeared on the second sequence of the present earlier than launching a TV profession and fronting the BBC documentary Gypsy Queen (*28*) Proud.
A press release from his household stated: “It is with the most heart-wrenching and deepest sadness to inform you that our George – Cherry Valentine – has tragically passed away.”
The performer died on Sunday, together with his household saying his passing will “come as a profound shock to most people”.
“As his family, we are still processing his death and our lives will never be the same,” their assertion continued.
“We understand how much he is loved and how many lives he has inspired and touched. All we ask is for your patience and your prayers in this time. We love you Georgie.”