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RuPaul Drag Race contestant Sahara Davenport has died.

RIP

by Anonymousreply 4502/20/2013

Sad.

by Anonymousreply 110/02/2012

Wasn't he Manilla Luzon's boyfriend? Was it drugs?

by Anonymousreply 210/02/2012

A full day, and just 4 posts?

And do we have to wait for a Ru Paul Wake Special to find out cause-of-death?

by Anonymousreply 310/02/2012

r3, Primetime was in place. Primetime prevents non-subscribers from posting their comments.

by Anonymousreply 410/02/2012

What happened?

by Anonymousreply 510/02/2012

Interesting that it's now been about 18 hours without any further word on what happened. In this internet age of speedy information, it is pretty rare.

by Anonymousreply 610/02/2012

Obviously people are being very tight-lipped about it.

by Anonymousreply 710/02/2012

Maybe someone has to make a ruling on the type of death (i.e. natural, accidental, murder, suicide). It could take some time for that, but even then .... usually in most 'celebrity' cases, something comes out in a statement about a *suspected* cause of death.

by Anonymousreply 810/02/2012

R3, for a while people were simply posting new threads every time they wanted to say something about this incomparable tragedy, rather than adding posts to existing threads.

Sahara would have like it that way. She had a dry wit.

by Anonymousreply 910/02/2012

Still no real news.

by Anonymousreply 1010/02/2012

Kids, when someone dies and everyone close to her is opaque about the cause, there's only one reason.

by Anonymousreply 1110/02/2012

That's what I'm thinking too, R11 .... but even then, it usually gets out. Look at Sage Stallone ...and then when it was finally revealed it was 'natural' and related to his heart. But initially speculation was all over the place ...suicide, drug overdose, etc.

This one ....nada.

by Anonymousreply 1210/02/2012

So sad

by Anonymousreply 1310/02/2012

It's always a tragedy when the world loses someone who can put on outfits and lip sync.

by Anonymousreply 1410/02/2012

While sad, the unintended consequence was that the NYT outed her about lying about her age.

by Anonymousreply 1510/02/2012

My theory is she was the other patient (the one in critical condition) in the stories about the meningitis outbreak in NYC in HIV positive men. The timing and age fits, and if I'm right, it would out her as being HIV positive, and possibly cause panic in the NYC gay community, as it would be the second death in 2 weeks from meningitis. Two possible reasons they are not talking about the cause. But you would have to think it would have leaked by now as more than just speculation.

by Anonymousreply 1610/02/2012

"What happened?"

She, and her plumb, were tuckered out.

by Anonymousreply 1710/03/2012

Tickets still available

by Anonymousreply 1810/03/2012

Someone on Huffington said it was a klonopin OD.

by Anonymousreply 1910/03/2012

shit, can you OD on Klonapin without drinking a lot of booze with it?

by Anonymousreply 2010/03/2012

Still no news????

by Anonymousreply 2110/03/2012

Heart failure, according to Us magazine.

by Anonymousreply 2210/03/2012

Her heart failed [after she ODed].

by Anonymousreply 2310/03/2012

she mainlined liquid eyeliner and committed crimes.

by Anonymousreply 2410/03/2012

TV Guide mistakenly used a picture of Sheree for an article about Sahara`s death. Seriously.

by Anonymousreply 2510/04/2012

Half of my Facebook friends are acting as if The Dalai Lama has died. Who cares about some two-bit drag queen. I mean, did she change the world or help others, or just exhaust us with her typical drag queen narcissism?

by Anonymousreply 2610/04/2012

[quote]shit, can you OD on Klonapin without drinking a lot of booze with it?

From my experience, you can't OD on Klonopin even with drinking a lot of booze. You just forget where you've been.

by Anonymousreply 2710/04/2012

R26 .... I am willing to bet that the same mourning won't happen when you die. Hopefully soon.

by Anonymousreply 2810/04/2012

From the end of the family's message:

Donations to the Ashley family can be sent via PayPal to: saharadavenportmemory@gmail.com

Flowers, condolences, and checks can be mailed to Antoine’s mother: Angela Ashley Reddish at 1013 59th Avenue, Fairmount Heights, MD 20743

by Anonymousreply 2910/04/2012

She was a pioneer for all people who pretended to have a vagina on basic cable.

by Anonymousreply 3010/04/2012

[quote]Checks can be mailed ????

In theory, yes, but no one under the age of 60 does anymore.

by Anonymousreply 3110/04/2012

He was a classically trained dancer and had a beautifully thin body. I wonder if some years of eating issues didn't do some harm. A friend of mine was a gymnast and her body is destroyed and she's only 30. Some of it was wear and tear from training but her heart damage came from starving, purging and laxative abuse.

by Anonymousreply 3210/04/2012

R25. That is so fucking funny!

Shemale by Sheree indeed!

by Anonymousreply 3310/04/2012

Oooooooooooh, baby! Thank you Jesus for killing my baby! CHECKS!

by Anonymousreply 3410/04/2012

That is one classy family.

by Anonymousreply 3510/04/2012

R32 I have no problems

by Anonymousreply 3610/04/2012

Your heart doesn't fail at 27 unless: You had a congenital defect (and he was a dancer, so this is unlikely); You have an overwhelming infection which affects your heart;You have damadged your heart from starvation; You have taken something that caused your heart to fail.

by Anonymousreply 3710/04/2012

[quote]had a beautifully thin body. I wonder if some years of eating issues didn't do some harm.

But so long as he was "beautifully thin" who cares, right?

You sound really strange.

by Anonymousreply 3810/04/2012

Has CNN released a cause of death?

by Anonymousreply 3910/07/2012

When I said "lipsynch for your life," I didn't mean it literally.

by Anonymousreply 4010/07/2012

R40: I told you Ru was hard core.

by Anonymousreply 4110/09/2012

41 posts and that's it?

Does this mean RuPaul is over?

by Anonymousreply 4211/20/2012

and it wasn't cardiac arrest.

by Anonymousreply 4311/20/2012

It's been a few months. What happened?

by Anonymousreply 4402/20/2013

Nothing?

by Anonymousreply 4502/20/2013
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