Sahara Davenport Passes Away at Age 27

RuPaul’s Drag Race‘ star Sahara Davenport has passed away this evening (October 1st) at age 27, according to multiple sources. Details are practically non-existent at the moment. The last post from his partner Manila Luzon (also from RuPaul’s Drag Race) was posted to Twitter and Facebook yesterday September 30th, simply saying “I love him so much.”

A fan post on Facebook states, “someone said [Saraha’s] drag mother has said that for sure she is gone, and that there will be no details released until the family is informed.”

Sahara’s ‘Drag Race’ family has already sent an out pour of love and condolences:

Morgan McMichaels – “RIP to my sister Sahara Davenport, a true entertainer, who class, wisdom and laugh changed my life forever !! You are gonna be missed everyday my sister !”

Mystique Summers – “This is a messed up evening.. RIP to my Drag race sista Sahara Davenport =( soo i think im done posting my updates for the evening.. @KrystalSummers I don’t know sister I just found out. By Chanel and kelexis. #phoneturningoff #computeroff #verynumb”

Nina Flowers – “I just heard the sad news that our sister Sahara Davenport pass away. Love a respect to you sister you, will never be forgotten. RIP DIVA.”

Dida Ritz – “Just heard some news…..not sure if I believed it.”

Stacy Layne Matthews – “Just lost one of my Drag Race sisters….. RIP Sahara Davenport!!!!!!! I love you sis!!!!!!”

Jujubee – “A beautiful angel has been added to Heaven. Rest in peace my sweet friend. We will miss you, Sahara Davenport.”

Michelle Visage – “It’s true and I have no words. Have to sign off for now kids, can’t handle this. XOXO I love you @manilaluzon so very much. I’m crying with you”

Sonique – “R.I.P. sister @Saharadavenport I will always love you!”

Bebe Zahara Benet – “I am deeply saddened and at a lost for words. @SaharaDavenport – I Love you sis.”

Chad Michaels – “@SaharaDavenport too young gone, leaving a beautiful legacy. Rally round @manilaluzon, she carries on. #saharadavenport #DragRace”

Tatianna – “I’m at a complete loss for words. Rest in peace Miss Sahara Davenport. You were a beautiful person, performer, and sister. I will never forget you or the experiences we had together. Love you always.”


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