GRL's Simone Battle Reportely Committed Suicide, Dead at 25

GRL's Simone Battle Reportely Committed Suicide, Dead at 25

Simone Battle, part of the girl group G.R.L., reportedly died by committing suicide, according to TMZ.

The 25-year-old singer was found hanging in a closet in her bedroom at her Los Angeles home on Friday morning (September 5). Simone‘s autopsy has not yet been completed, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.

If you aren’t familiar with Simone‘s group G.R.L., you may remember her as a finalist on the first season of the U.S. version of The X Factor where she was championed in the early rounds by Simon Cowell.

We continue to send our thoughts and condolences to Simone‘s family and friends during this time.

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  • sweetness

    Sad. R.I.P. Life is just beginning at 25 even think that one at such a young age saw no other way out is truly sad.

  • Jane

    This is a heart breaking tragedy for Simone’s family. No mother and father should have to see child leave this world before them.

  • RIP

    RIP Simone <3

  • M

    Hm…a lot of show biz suicides lately. Why?

  • Fercat

    @M: People prone to depression have their illness aggravated by the steady stream of Godawful news from everywhere else.

  • Huh

    @M: A lot? Don’t you mean 2? Are there any others?

  • Frank

    Sure, I remember he had a t-shirt with a broken heart, this is sad news.

  • what

    wow that’s so sad. for me everyday is a struggle to not want to off myself so whenever I see someone lose the battle I feel even more sad


    btw with no racist intent, white men are the ones who commit suicides the most, so I am quite shocked it’s a black female.

    I will pray for everyone who is fighting depression right now and suicide thoughts.

    take care people

  • Akari

    Suicide is not the problem, depression is. Please anyone who know someone who battling depression, get knowledgable with his illness, suppose, give a word of wisdom. It make me sad

  • Akari

    @what: It doesn’t matter the social statistics. Everyone is human. You cannot give. I know it is everyday struggle, but it will be all worth it. I understand when I read someone comityed suicide, it makes me feel that there no hope. I have to realize that there hope and keep running .

  • Justin Smith

    So tragic. If you are suffering from depression, I highly recommend the destroy depression system. Written by a former sufferer of depression, it teaches a simple 7-step process to help eliminate depression from your life.

  • WR

    Simone was signed to Dr Luke’s record label. He was the one who was blamed for causing Kesha’s eating disorder. I wonder if he and Simone got along.

  • sigh

    i have no idea who she was until now but that’s really sad. she was so young. depression is a b i t c h

  • sigh