YouTuber Nicole Thea has passed away at the age of 24 while pregnant with her unborn son, her family has confirmed in a statement.
On her Instagram her family posted a photograph of Thea sharing the devastating news. It seems that the caption was written by Thea's mother, who informed the influencer's fans that Thea and her partner, street dancer Global Boga, had named their unborn son Reign.
“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,” the caption began.
The statement explained that a few YouTube videos had been pre-scheduled by Thea before her death and that her partner is allowing them to air as normal.
“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,” the statement continued.
Thea was recognised for her dance videos and her beauty tutorials, with over 84k subscribers on her YouTube. She had also been sharing information about her pregnancy and her day to day life. The famous YouTuber had been living in London and was weeks away from her due date.