The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” family is grieving the loss of one of their own.
Zavion Davenport, most popular as Chi DeVayne, has kicked the bucket at age 34, Zavion’s mom, Tina Davenport, told CNN.
“It is with tremendous sorrow that my family and I announce the passing of my beloved son, Zavion Michael Davenport, the world renowned ‘Chi Chi Devayne,'” a statement on behalf of the family said.
The announcement included: “His final words to his family and fans, ‘Never Give Up!'”
Subtleties on the reason for death were not quickly accessible, however Davenport presented on Instagram from the emergency clinic and referenced a fight with pneumonia.
DeVayne was a fan most loved on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” contending on season 8 and season 3 of the show’s top pick version.
Via web-based networking media, host and leader maker RuPaul stated, “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.”
The announcement included: “May her generous and loving spirit shine down on us all.”
Universe of Wonder, the creation organization behind the arrangement, likewise delivered an announcement affirming the pitiful news.
“We’re heartbroken to learn that Chi Chi DeVayne has passed away today. Her drag spread a message of love and kindness that truly touched each person she met,” a statement said. “Rest in power, Chi Chi.”
The Davenport family said in their explanation that extra data with respect to a dedication and “the method to remit condolences and expressions of kindness” will be made sometime in the future.