Known as Sahara Davenport of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2, Antoine Ashley is dead at 27-years old.
Manila Luzon, tweeted “I love him so much”, speaking of his friend and partner.
RuPaul, after learning of Sahara’s death tweeted:
“Shocked & heartbroken over @SaharaDavenport.Never occurred to me that we’d ever lose one of my girls. I see them as immortal.”
Details of Antoine’s cause of death is unknown at this time. He will be part of Rupaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars set to premiere on October 22nd.
Logo expressed its condolences on its Facebook page:
“Logo is profoundly saddened by the passing of Antoine Ashley who fans around the world knew and loved as Sahara Davenport,” the Logo network posted Tuesday on its Facebook page. “He was an amazing artist and entertainer who’ll be deeply missed by his Logo family. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family, especially his boyfriend Karl, in their time of need.”