12 July 2020 22:33
A PREGNANT YouTube star has died along with her unborn son, her heartbroken family announced tonight. Nicole Thea's mum confirmed the 24-year-old passed away along with her unborn child called Reign on Saturday morning. 5 Nicole's death has been confirmed on social media Credit: Instagram 5 Nicole's death has been posted on Instagram by her heartbroken family Credit: Instagram Mum-to-be Nicole, who had 110,000 followers on Instagram, was a British dancer and Instagram influencer. Her devastated mum confirmed the double tragedy this evening. She wrote: "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 [partner] Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning.
"Also Nicole [had] presheduled a few YouTube videos and Boga has made the decision to allow them to be aired. 5 Her family have paid tribute to the Instagram star Credit: Instagram "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." It's not clear how she died. One of her recent clips on YouTube features her brother and boyfriend rating her maternity outfits. On July 8, for example, the three of them were shown looking relaxed and happy in the kitchen, while the men rated her clothes out of ten. 5 Nicole and her unborn son have died Credit: Instagram A smiling Nicole is praised for the various outfits, and then tells them both that she hadn't actually bought any maternity gear - she'd merely bought the clothes she liked in a bigger size. On Saturday, street dancer Global Boga (real name Jeffery Frimpong), 20, shared a video of himself dancing in the street with a pram, reports the Mirror. A caption along the clip says: "If you believe children are BIG BLESSINGS from God drop some 'Rrrrrrr'. "I Can't wait to be taking my son to the parks & Playground." A Youtube video - believed to have been prescheduled - was posted an hour before news of her death was officially announced on Instagram. In it, Nicole lies in a bathtub containing full fat milk and flower heads in the clip. The vid was posted after 5pm today, with the comments off. Just a few weeks ago, the excited mum-to-be was shown hugging her stomach. She said of the impending birth on Instagram: "He's literally coming soon, what name do you think would suit our son? Serious names guys." Most read in News Latest FARM LOCKDOWN Cops guard virus-hit farm exit as 73 staff catch bug & 200 told to isolate HIGH ALERT Spanish city of 140,000 people locks down again after spike in coronavirus cases 'TURNED HIS BACK' Harry blasted as 'complete idiot' by Army hero over Commonwealth comments RAPE HELL Woman raped near Morrisons after being followed for 15 mins in horrifying attack PILL HORROR Mum dies of sepsis after taking paracetamol every day to manage stomach pains Her death has shocked followers, with many sharing emojis of broken hearts. One person commented: "I am lost for words." Another said: "So so sorry Nicole!! You & Reign Rest in Paradise."