Philadelphia’s Drag Queen Icon Valencia Prime Has Passed Away at 25
Valencia Prime, a prominent member of the Philadelphia drag community, has passed away. Reports indicate that Valencia Prime, a 25-year-old transgender performer known as “Philadelphia’s Plus Size Dancing Diva,” killed suddenly on Monday.
Rumor has it that the drag queen passed out during her performance at Tabu. Don’t stop reading now to find out what happened to Valencia Prime, the Philly drag queen who tragically passed away.
What Occurred That Caused Valencia Prime to End up Dying?
On the night of September 12, 2022, Valencia Prime, at the age of 25 years old, went away. The proprietor of Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, Jeffrey Scotland, told all to NBC News during an interview.
Scotland told the media source that Prime passed out on stage during the performance. We still don’t know what happened to her to cause her death.
Tabu expressed her sadness at the passing of Valencia Prime on social media, where she also paid respect to the young talent. They said their sadness at the loss of a “very bright and rising star in the performing world and a person who was always full of life and optimism” in a statement.
And then, they said, “We bid farewell to Valencia Prime, but we will not forget the brightness you gave to the stage.” According to a second post, the bar staff has been in touch with Valencia’s loved ones to get “their approval and feedback” on a possible memorial show.
Christina Valencia Posted on Facebook About Her Daughter’s Death
Christina, Valencia, and Valencia’s mother, Valencia’s all shared the tragic news of her daughter’s death on Facebook. “25 yrs ago, April 2 at 7:58 pm, I gave birth to my 2nd kid, and now I’m making funeral preparations,” she said in the post.
Nikita Sinnn Monroe, a friend and fellow performer of Valencia’s, put up a GoFundMe page on Wednesday to help with funeral costs. To aid her family, the page has already raised almost $10,000.
Nikita posted the following on her GoFundMe page: “Dearest friends and family, With deep sorrow, we must inform you that our beloved Valencia Prime has died away. We hope the community will pitch in to assist her mother and other family members in planning the fitting tribute she deserves.
Humble Tributes to Valencia Prime
Brittany Lynn, a member of the drag community, wrote a touching Facebook tribute to Valencia. “Valencia Prime, you will be much missed,” she penned. You were always willing to perform and send me a congratulations message afterward. Out & About will always be in your honor for everything you accomplished for others. Ma’am, keep on whirling!
Sexuality scholar and burlesque performer Dr. Timaree Schmit tweeted, “This community has endured so much tragedy in the previous several years. Talented and lovely, Valencia Prime was a pleasure to be around. “Rest in power, baby.”
Our hearts go out to Valencia Prime’s loved ones during this loss. Peace be with the departed soul. Remember to check back with us frequently for breaking news and other information straight from Hollywood.
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