RIP Antoine Ashley of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

Antoine Ashley, one of the stars of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ has died of heart failure at age 27. Ashley competed on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ as Sahara Davenport.

THe Associated Press cites Ashley’s manager, David Charpentier, who confirmed Ashley passed away on Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

RuPaul tweeted that Ashley’s death left him “heartbroken” and “shocked.” Ashley was a classically trained dancer, and he released a dance single earlier this year titled, “Go Off”.

Ashley is survived by his boyfriend of six years and his mother, Angela Ashley Reddish, who said, “our Angel is now dancing in heaven.”


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    37 Responses to “RIP Antoine Ashley of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’”

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      free says:

      RIP and condolences to his mom and manila.

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      FuturedocDonte says:

      #rip… 27 and died of heart failure… Wow

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      NaijaGal says:

      sad

      *the first 2 seasons of Drag Race was very entertaining*

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      ¿¿¿ :blink: ???
      Looks like a blend of Beyonce and Nicki Minaj in the first pic.

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      luVn_liFe... says:

      :blink: Heart Failure at 27?? How Bizarre may he RIP

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      FuturedocDonte says:

      Looks like a blend of Beyonce and Nicki Minaj in the first pic.

      Man, :nono:

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      lovezoe says:

      Man where you been?

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      KayCeiSoul says:

      He was too handsome for all of that airbrushing and paint, but if he liked it…. :shrug:

      RIP Antoine.

      Good Morning Roses! :hug:

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      Tainted_Love says:

      OMG! He could kill some turns!!! I loved Sasha: ( RIP: (

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      MsDivaRo says:

      RIP, love his eye makeup!!!!! FIERCE….

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      MsDivaRo says:

      :wave: KayCei, Future, Man, Jenie, Tainted….I spoke to the rest downstairs!

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      Milky says:

      RIP! Damn gone at 27.

      of topic:
      Questions for mitt romney 1) If you fire Big bird where is he suppose to live, isnt the unemployment rate high enough? 2)Bert and Ernie are already living together to cut cost what are they suppose to do? 3) Are the count, elmo, and snuffalupgus suppose to go live in the garbage can with oscar the grouch?

      Just wondering!

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      Keesh says:

      @ MSB… that gravi though.. :hahaha:

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      Milky says:

      @ms diva i still take care of u boo! but u dont return the favor so someone has to do it.

      here’s ur drank! :koolaid3: massages ur temples and whispers sweet nuthins in ur ear! R u happy now damn! (in my Martin voice) lol :rofl:

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      MsB says:

      :newpost:

      @Keesh, you no likey my gravi??

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      Keesh says:

      Miiillllkkkkkyyyyy!!!! I had to run shut my door so no one could hear my buss out laughing :hahahah: How do you come up with this shiat…

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      Keesh says:

      I love your gravi boo

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      MsB says:

      Well Thanks Shuga :hug:

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      MsDivaRo says:

      Milky says:

      @ms diva i still take care of u boo! but u dont return the favor so someone has to do it.

      here’s ur drank! massages ur temples and whispers sweet nuthins in ur ear! R u happy now damn! (in my Martin voice) lol

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      I is :happy: now….thanks Milkayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy and I read that last part in Martin Payne’s voice *snickering*

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      GAGIRL87 says:

      Rest In Peace

      I need to go rewatch all the episodes of Rupaul’s Drag Race on netflix tonight…..

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      Ms.Diva :hug: oh yeah :newpost: I guess, but I’m so tired of TI :deadhorse:
      Don’t ban me auntie :love: my login :hug:

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      San says:

      I got left in the other post downstairs :huh: but :waves: @ Luvn, MsDiva Jenie and everybody

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      hell_on_heels says:

      May he rest in peace….LOVES me a good Queen!!! My thoughts and prayers are with his family and close friends. Death no matter the circumstances is never easy…..

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      shakura80 says:

      this is sad… may he rest in peace. They never showed Drag Race over here though. I have been having problems with my heart recently and so I went to my GP and was told I have an enlarged heart Tuesday just gone so now there are more tests and ultrasounds to come :pray: worried as hell but I am glad I went with my instincts and demanded tests because as soon as my body doesn’t feel right I’m at the doctors first thing in the morning like he giving away the latest Iphone :nono:

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      Lady_Elle says:

      My sincere Condolences to Sahara’s family and loved ones! Sahara definitely brought some spice to the show!

      I really enjoy the RuPaul Drag Race shows!

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      SamIAMnotHAM says:

      Milky says:

      RIP! Damn gone at 27.

      Hi Milky
      Per Mitt here are your answers
      1) If you fire Big bird where is he suppose to live, isnt the unemployment rate high enough? He is suppose to live with his parents

      2)Bert and Ernie are already living together to cut cost what are they suppose to do? they are suppose to live with their parents

      3) Are the count, elmo, and snuffalupgus suppose to go live in the garbage can with oscar the grouch? No, they too will go to live with their parents

      Just wondering!

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      SamIAMnotHAM says:

      RIP so young. It’s amazing when I was 27 health issues was the furthest thing from my mind… We are dying off young these days

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      Phillybruh says:

      Good Morning All, sad but if he had affordable healthcare he could have gotten early treatment and found out about his heart condition before it was too late, I bet he went into the ER with chest pains?

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      andrea says:

      Sheree Whitfield?

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      OutsidetheBox says:

      RIP

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