At the age of 28, a drag race fan in the United Kingdom died

At the age of 28, a drag race fan in the United Kingdom died ...

Cherry Valentine, a RuPauls Drag Race UK fan, died on September 18. The cause of his death has not been revealed.

The Wards' parents issued the most heartbreaking and deepest regrets to inform you that George Cherry Valentine has passed away unexpectedly. This will come as a shock to most people, and we understand there is no easy way for this to be revealed.

We are still grieving his death and our lives will never be the same again, the continued. We appreciate how much he is loved and how many lives he has inspired and touched. We ask for your patience and prayers in this difficult period.

World of Wonder, the film company that produced Drag Races, has issued a statement. We are devastated to learn of the passing of George Ward, better known as Cherry Valentine. Cherry will always be a valued member of our Drag Race family. Her compassion and infectious laugh have touched the lives of many people. We extend our sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Valentine appeared in Season 2 of RuPauls Drag Race UK, but was later eliminated in Episode 2.