Cherry Valentine Obituary, Death –  American Drag Queen Has Died George Ward, also known as Cherry Valentine, passed away this past Friday, as stated in a notice that their family posted on Instagram. Cherry Valentine was George Ward’s stage name. Cherry Valentine, who was a star of the British version of “Drag Race,” passed away at the age of 28. She was also known by her stage name, George Ward. The information was disseminated by Valentine’s management, who on Friday made an Instagram post containing a statement from the band’s family. You can read the statement by clicking here. The announcement was reportedly made with “the most heartbreaking and profound sadness” according to the statement.

According to reports, the statement said something along the lines of, “This will come as a deep shock to most individuals, and we appreciate there is no easy way for this to be announced.” “As members of his family, we are still trying to come to terms with his passing, and the fact that he is no longer with us has significantly altered our lives. We are still trying to come to terms with the fact that he is no longer with us. We are aware of the reverence that is held for him as well as the profound effect that he has had on the lives of a very large number of people. At this point, all we ask for is your patience and your prayers. Thank you so much for your support. I really appreciate your help.
There has been no information provided at this time regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of the person.

As the first transgender Romani drag queen to ever compete on the first season of Drag Race U.K., Valentine made history when she took part in the competition. They were highlighted in the documentary Gypsy Queen and Proud, which was made by the BBC and described their struggle to find a balance between their identities as LGBT individuals and Romani Travelers. The documentary was released in the earlier part of this year. In an interview with Dazed that took place in the month of February, Ward stated that they “truly adore” their hometown and “wouldn’t change it for the world.”