Teenage viral sensation Lil Tay is reportedly nonetheless alive regardless of claims of her dying circulating on-line, in response to TMZ.
Tay Tian, who goes by the web identify of Lil Tay, was reportedly useless as of Wednesday after a press release was posted on her Instagram. Within the put up, her authorized identify was known as “Claire Hope.”
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that we share the devastating information of our beloved Claire’s sudden and tragic passing. We’ve got no phrases to precise the insufferable loss and indescribable ache,” the now-deleted put up learn. “This consequence was fully sudden, and has left us all in shock. Her brother’s passing provides an much more unimaginable depth to our grief.”
Nonetheless, a TMZ report on Thursday claimed that Lil Tay is definitely alive and a sufferer of an Instagram hack.
“My Instagram account was compromised by a third get together and used to unfold jarring misinformation and rumors concerning me, to the purpose that even my identify was unsuitable,” Tian instructed TMZ. “My authorized identify is Tay Tian, not ‘Claire Hope.’”
The Instagram put up is reportedly an entire fabrication with Tian telling TMZ that each she and her brother are alive and coping with the state of affairs. Tian thanked Meta, Instagram’s mum or dad firm, for the assist in taking again her account. (RELATED: Luxurious Style Exec George Kolasa Lifeless At 57)
Tian turned a viral sensation on the age of 9 after calling herself the “world’s youngest flexer,” posting a number of movies of expletive-ridden raps, and displaying off an opulent way of life. Her social media has accrued an immense variety of followers, together with the hacked Instagram which has over 3.5 million followers at the moment.