The world of music was shaken by some shocking news. The terribly sad news were revealed on Sunday morning, when it has been confirmed that young singer Simone Battle has passed away. The star was found dead in her home, in Los Angeles, on Friday.
The 25 year old singer died of apparent suicide, at least this is what some reports indicated. However, there were no official details released at this point on what happened to have led to this tragedy. Simone Battle was a young, beautiful and talented singer, well known for her featuring in X-Factor USA contest.
TMZ reported that some police forces informed them the young star took her own life, committing suicide at her West Hollywood apartment. The death was confirmed in an official statement, but no details were revealed on what determined the tragedy. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the loss of Simone Battle of G.R.L.” a rep said. He also added that “Simone was an exceptional young talent and human being, and we are all devastated to learn of her passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones at this time.”
Simone Battle became one of the singers from G.R.L., which actually became known as the next Pussycat Dolls. The talented star was extremely successful, so her death came as a shock for fans, but also for the girls in her group. Fans were surely marked by the tragic news. They took social media to share heartbreaking messages and condolences.
Simon Cowell also took Twitter to share a message on the tragic news. “I am so sad to hear about the news Simone Battle has passed away. She was such a fun nice person. It’s such a loss. Rest in peace Simone,” Simon said. Cheryl Cole also shared a beautiful and touching message.
“Such tragically sad news to hear of the passing of Simone battle.. My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones,” Cheryl Cole posted.
The beautiful singer and her beautiful voice will always be remembered by fans. New details on what caused this tragedy are expected soon.