U.k.: Last News


Drag Race U.K. Star, Cherry Valentine, Dead at 28

(CNN) -- George Ward, a star of the British version of RuPaul's Drag Race, has died at the age of 28, according to a statement issued by his family.Ward, who shot to fame on the BBC's RuPaul's Drag Race U.K. under the stage name Cherry Valentine, died on September 18, his family said.In a statement released by his agent, the family said: "It is with the most heart wrenching and deepest sadness to inform you that our George — Cherry Valentine — has tragically passed away."This will come as a profound shock to most people & we understand there is no easy way for this to be announced."As his family, we are still processing his death and our lives will never be the same."The statement continued: "We understand how much he is loved and how many lives he has inspired and touched. All we ask is for your patience and your prayers in this time.

Related News