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RuPaul Issues Statement Following the Death of 'Drag Race' Star Chi Chi DeVayne

RuPaul Issues Statement Following the Death of 'Drag Race' Star Chi Chi DeVayne

RuPaul is speaking out.

The RuPaul’s Drag Race host issued a statement following the tragic news of Drag Race star Chi Chi DeVayne‘s death on Thursday (August 20).

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Chi Chi sadly died at the age of 34 following a battle with pneumonia.

“I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of Chi Chi DeVayne. I am so grateful that we got to experience her kind and beautiful soul. She will be dearly missed, but never forgotten. May her generous and loving spirit shine down on us all. On behalf of VH1, World of Wonder and the cast and crew of RuPaul’s Drag Race, I extend my deepest sympathy – from our family to hers,” RuPaul said in a statement.

Our thoughts are with Chi Chi‘s loved ones at this incredibly difficult time. Here’s what fellow Drag Race stars said…

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