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Simone Battle Dead - G.R.L. Singer Dies at 25

Simone Battle Dead - G.R.L. Singer Dies at 25

Simone Battle, one of the five singers in the girl group G.R.L., has tragically died at the young age of 25.

The singer was found dead in her Los Angeles home at 8am on Friday morning (September 5). The death is currently under investigation.

“She will be greatly missed and loved,” Simone‘s father Anthony Battle told the Daily Mail. “She was an exuberant person and a very loved person.”

The group’s founder Robin Antin has released a joint statement with Reign Deer Entertainment, Kemosabe Records, RCA Records.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Simone Battle of G.R.L.,” the statement reads. “Simone was an exceptional young talent and human being, and we are all devastated to learn of her passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones at this time.”

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

UPDATE: It has been reported that Simone committed suicide.

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Posted to: GRL, RIP, Simone Battle

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  • v

    Who? Some ghetto hoochie mamma? Ya….I am crying..

  • Blah

    @v: She’s not even ghetto… and lmfao @ “hoochie mama”… what, are you 35?

  • http://Tyree_D Tyree D.

    @v: that’s offensive to people that actually knew who she was.

  • Meh

    @v: just because she’s black automatically you assume she’s a “ghetto hoochie mamma”? Ignorance at it’s finest.

  • Frank

    My sympathies to her family and friends, rip.

  • ana

    I actually cried although I had only seen her ‘santa baby’ on youtube. She was so cute and charming. So sad :(

  • N

    She was beautiful…very sad.

  • Mike

    This is so tragic! She was so beautiful and talented and had everything to live for. May she rest in peace and condolences , peace and love to her family.

  • tess Nowell

    Always tragic when a life is lost. Especially when it is by their own hand. I don’t know what made her so unhappy that she felt this was her only choice, but I wish she had reached out to someone. Situations change and even those that don’t you can learn to live with. Some are harder to live with than others, but you can learn to cope. May her family find peace and be able to come together closer as a family thur their loss.

  • yoyo

    I have no idea who she was but R.I.P girl

  • Josh CLG

    RIP, Simone was found hanging on a rod in the closet of her bedroom around 8:30 AM on Friday. Read more:

  • Jen

    @v: In most of those photos she’s not dressed any different than the other girls in the group and she wore her hair in dreads because a it’s a common black hairstyle. That in no way shape or form makes her a ghetto hoochie mama. Hoochie mama implies she’s a slut and ghetto implies that she’s from the ghetto and possibly uneducated.. both of those terms apply to people of all races so it just goes to show you were playing a racist stereotype on her just because of her skin color. She was beautiful and talent and has family and friends who love her, you on the other hand are disgusting.

  • SB

    @v: she attended USC and Loyola Marymount both elite universities. She studied ballet and tap dancing as a child. She was actually respectable unlike you.

  • chris


    Yeah drug overdoses are very respectful. She seems like she was a real stand up citizen

  • SB

    @chris: where did you hear drug overdose? Did you imagine it? I’ve heard depression and suicide.

  • Bernadette

    no wonder you can not spell the word ‘of’ with the brains the size of of a pea ooh sorry you have no brains at all!

  • unk

    How sad. I hope you find peace and happiness elsewhere Simone.

  • Josh CLG

    Depression is a horrible thing. You can look at someone and never know what’s going on in their minds.
    Full story: Simone was found hanging on a rod in the closet of her bedroom around 8:30 AM on Friday. Read more:

  • unk

    What happened to EunB of Ladies Code is tragic

  • mia

    Beautiful young lady. Very sad news indeed.

  • http://justjared Charlie

    poor girl. I am so sorry for her and for her family. I know only one song of this Group, Wild Wild Love and it is an amazing song

  • Liverwurst

    This is so sad. Only 25 yrs young:/ Her family and friends must be going through horrible heartbreak right now. I pray the Lord gives them comfort and peace in knowing she is now safely at home with Him.
    *I wish JJ would have posted a more flattering picture of this beautiful girl:(
    In life she was a very clean cut looking young lady…one that serval posters would not have made such ugly comments about another human being in such a sad circumstance.

  • Lena

    I’ve never heard of her before. But she was absolutely gorgeous. I hope it wasn’t some kind of meds side effects that messed with her head and caused suicide ideation.