Her death follows complications from a week-long illness. In an Instagram post last week (December 12), she shared that she had discovered several blood clots in her leg, abdomen, and near a filter near her lungs (part of her earlier cancer treatment). In the post, she also states: “2019 has been one of the best years for me.
Rihanna has expressed condolences in a post that reads: “A queen. A force. A powerhouse beauty…”
Other tributes have poured in from across the fashion and beauty industry, in the comments of the original announcement post.