GaySocialites.com has learned that Sahara Davenport, a contestant on Season Two of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has died. This story is still developing and our team of reporters is trying to uncover details as of late Monday evening.
Davenport, whose real name is Antoine Ashley, died of causes yet to be released on or around October 1, 2012. He was 27 years old.
The New York City drag perfomer and makeup artist was reportedly romantically linked to another contestant on the LOGO reality show who performs as Manila Luzon.
The Wikipedia entry for Sahara Davenport has already been updated with news of the passing. It reads, “Manila Luzon, and others began expressing condolences for the passing of Sahara Davenport on Facebook and other social media sites on October 1, 2012. The cause of death has not been discussed publicly by any of those close to Sahara since.”
Again GaySocialites.com is working to uncover details on this young star’s passing, and we will bring you any news as we receive it.
Our thoughts go out to Manila Luzon as well as other friends and family of Antoine Ashley, a.k.a., Sahara Davenport. Such a talent will never be forgotten.
Thomas Bistritz, Editor-in-Chief, also contributed to this story.
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Breaking News: Former RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Sahara Davenport has passed away
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