Sahara Davenport (Antoine Ashley) passed away at the age of 27 Monday, and the latest report indicates the drag queen died of heart failure.The statement by Logo, the network that airs RuPaul's Drag Race, read: "Antoine passed away due to heart failure on October 1, 2012, at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland."A statement was also released by the star's mother. Angela Ashley Reddish said on behalf of the family: "I thank God for giving me an Angel Antoine Ashley to share with the rest...Read Full Story
Sahara Davenport has passed away at the age of 27. The star, whose real name is Antoine Ashley, rose to fame on RuPaul's Drag Race.Ashley dated Karl Westerberg, who goes by her stage name Manila Luzon. The pair released a duet of "Baby It's Cold Outside" in December 2011. Luzon last tweeted "I love him so much" on September 30, a day before Davenport's death, but it is unclear if he was referring to Davenport.The cause of Ashley's death has not been released, but Logo, the network behind...Read Full Story
Sahara Davenport, who rose to fame during Season 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race, has passed away at the age of 27.Davenport, whose real name was Antoine Ashley, was born in Dallas, Texas and earned his BFA in in dance at Southern Methodist University. After graduation he moved to New York City, where he quickly landed roles in A&E's 15 Films About Madonna, One Life to Live, and the music video for "Gettin' Over" by David Guetta and Chris Willis.Ashley is survived by his boyfriend Karl Westerberg...Read Full Story
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