Chi Chi DeVayne dead: RuPaul’s Drag Race star dies aged 34 after pneumonia diagnosis

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Chi Chi DeVayne star has died at the age of 34.

The reality star’s tragic death comes after she was hospitalised with pneumonia last week and  asked fans to pray for her.

She was previously admitted to hospital with high blood pressure and suspected kidney failure last month.

Chi Chi informed fans at the time that she had catheters to her heart and kidneys surgically installed before undergoing dialysis.

 

She also lived with scleroderma, which is a rare, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the immune system attacking the tissue under the skin, and around internal organs and blood vessels.

The condition can additionally cause scarring and thickening of tissue.

Chi Chi is the stage name of the stage name of Zavion Davenport.

She first rose to fame on the eighth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Chi Chi then went on to appear in the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.

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