Just as the group finds itself on the brink of international superstardom Simone Battle of girl group G.R.L has reportedly passed away.
Details on the 25 year old’s passing below…
‘Headline Planet‘ reports:
“Hit the Floor” actress Taylour Paige and stylist Charlie Brianna were among the first to confirm the news.
“Know that one of the kindest, beautiful, INSANELY talented, hardworking, easygoing women I’ve ever encountered is no longer apart of this phase of life,” wrote Paige on Instagram. “Simone you’ll always be in my heart, you always have been. Thank you for sharing your love, light, and gifts with the world in the time you did. We love you. You’re in my prayers Battle family and friends. I’m sure she’ll be doing an episode of Fashion Police somewhere with Joan Rivers right now.”
“Rest in Peace @SimoneBattle,” added Brianna. “I have so many memories to cherish with you. Life is so precious, spread love.”
Drew Ryniewicz, who appeared alongside Battle on “The X Factor,” also commented on the matter.
“#simonebattle so sad to hear that this beautiful girl passed away today,” wrote Ryniewicz. “Simone was a star from the day I met her, always full of confidence and always so eager to succeed.”
“Just heard about the passing of @GRLSimone,” added fellow “X Factor” contestant and current “The Goldbergs” actress Hayley Orrantia. “I’m still in shock. Im remembering our time together on @TheXFactorUSA.
Neither an official representative for Battle nor the overall GRL group has yet commented on the matter.
Our thoughts are with her friends and family at this time.