- YouTube star Nicole Thea and her unborn child died on Saturday.
- The cause of death has not been revealed and her family has asked for privacy during this difficult time.
- The 24-year-old amassed a big following on the platform after sharing videos about her pregnancy journey with her partner Global Boga.
- Boga has said videos will continue to go live - one already appeared on her channel on Sunday for her 83.6K followers.
Nicole Thea has died. She was 24 years old.
The popular YouTube star had amassed a big following on the platform after sharing videos about her pregnancy journey with her partner, street dancer Global Boga, reports Variety. Her unborn son, who was near term and she’d announced would be named Reign, did not survive either.
Her mother confirmed the news of their death on Thea’s Instagram account writing: "It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning."
Her cause of death was not shared.
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To all Nicole’s friends and supporters it is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning. Also Nicole pre-schedule a few YouTube videos and Boga has made the decision to allow them to be aired. As a family we ask that you give us privacy because our hearts are truly broken and we are struggling to cope with what has happened. Thank you her mum RIP My beautiful baby girl Nicnac and my grandson Reign, I will miss you for the rest of my life until we meet again in eternal heaven. Xxx
In the announcement, the family added that Thea had scheduled posts to go live on her channel. They will go ahead as planned by the request of Boga.
Her latest video shared to her 83.6K subscribers was posted on Sunday and showed Thea in a milk bath for a pregnancy shoot.
Nicole's agency confirmed the news of her death to Channel24 but said no further information will be shared at present time.