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G.R.L. Breaks Up Months After Tragic Death of Simone Battle

G.R.L. Breaks Up Months After Tragic Death of Simone Battle

The all-female singing group G.R.L, – consisting of Lauren Bennett, Emmalyn Estrada, Natasha Slayton and Paula van Oppen – has broken up.

“Nearly 9 months following the tragic death of band member Simone Battle, girl group G.R.L. announces today that they are disbanding,” Kemosabe Records, RCA Records, Larry Rudolph and Robin Antin wrote in a statement (via Billboard). “We wish them continued success in each of their next creative endeavors.”

Tragedy struck the group last year when one of their members, Simone Battle, committed suicide at the young age of 25.

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