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‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ Star Kailia Posey’s Cause of Death Aged 16 Revealed by Family

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‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ Star Kailia Posey’s Cause of Death Aged 16 Revealed by Family

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Star of Toddlers and Tiaras, Kailia Posey’s cause of death has been revealed by her family.

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She was just sixteen-years-old.

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News of the teens death broke yesterday and since then tributes have been pouring in…

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Paying tribute on Twitter, one person wrote: “Many thoughts, many prayers and much love and sympathy for her family and friends.”

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“My deepest condolences to your family for your loss. She was much too young to be taken. May God help you to get through such a painful loss,” wrote another.

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Posey found fame when she was young on the reality TV show, Toddlers and Tiaras.

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The show followed the lives of families of young children who competed in child beauty pageants.

Posey became widely known as “grinning girl” after a GIF of her excited face went viral.

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TMZ reported that Posey’s tragic passing was announced in a post on Facebook by her mom.

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In the post, her mom reportedly asked for privacy while they mourn the loss.

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“I don’t have words or any thoughts,” the post read, the outlet reports. “A beautiful baby girl is gone.”

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“Please give us privacy as we mourn the loss of Kailia. My baby forever”.

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And now, Posey’s family have released a statement revealing her tragic cause of death.

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In a statement to TMZ, her family described Posey as an “accomplished teenager with a bright future ahead of her.”

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“She won countless crowns & trophies after competing on the pageant circuit her entire life,” the statement said according to the outlet.

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“Her highly acclaimed talent as a contortionist had already led to professional touring job offers, and she had recently been selected to be a cheerleader at her high school next fall.”

Her family further explained that Posey had planned to get her commercial pilot’s license while continuing to work in the entertainment industry.

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In the statement, the family also tragically revealed that Posey died by suicide.

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“Although she was an accomplished teenager with a bright future ahead of her, unfortunately in one impetuous moment, she made the rash decision to end her earthly life,” they said.

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Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this difficult time.

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Rest in peace, Kailia Posey.

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