Lil Tay’s alleged former supervisor questions validity of loss of life announcement: report

Lil Tay’s alleged ex-manager is questioning the validity of her loss of life announcement after the nameless assertion was posted to her Instagram account.

“One factor I’d query is who posted that assertion and why isn’t it signed by anybody from the household,” the individual, who didn’t need to be named, advised the US Solar on Wednesday.

“Why is it not signed, ‘That is Tay’s mother,’ or ‘That is the dad of Lil Tay,’ or from an official consultant? Why is there no attachment?”

The alleged former supervisor claimed that the shortage of attribution was suspicious for the reason that assertion introduced that the influencer’s brother, Jason, had additionally died.

“I needs to be grieving proper now … however I simply have so many questions,” the individual added.

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An alleged former supervisor of Lil Tay questioned the validity of the rapper’s loss of life announcement.

One other one in every of Lil Tay’s alleged former reps, who claimed to nonetheless keep in touch with insiders near the rapper’s household, additionally stated he wasn’t in a position to verify the validity of the assertion.

“I’ve been in communication with people who’ve an intimate understanding of the household’s scenario,” Harry Tsang advised the US Solar.

“Given the complexities of the present circumstances, I’m at some extent the place I can not definitively verify or dismiss the legitimacy of the assertion issued by the household.”

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An nameless assertion asserting the influencer’s passing was posted to her Instagram Wednesday.

Tsang added that the scenario referred to as for “cautious consideration” and “accuracy.”

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“I encourage everybody to depend on respected and official sources for info. We should train persistence whereas awaiting additional developments earlier than drawing any conclusions,” he stated.

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“One factor I’d query is who posted that assertion and why isn’t it signed by anybody from the household,” the alleged ex-manager advised the US Solar.

The controversial assertion posted to the Instagram account of Lil Tay — who was born Claire Hope — claimed that the 14-year-old’s explanation for loss of life was underneath investigation.

“Now we have no phrases to precise the insufferable loss and indescribably ache. This final result was completely surprising, and has left us all in shock,” the assertion learn.

“Her brother’s passing provides an much more unimaginable depth to our grief. Throughout this time of immense sorrow, we kindly ask for privateness as we grieve this overwhelming loss because the circumstances surrounding Claire and her brother’s passing are nonetheless underneath investigation.”

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The assertion — regarded as launched by Tay’s household — additionally claimed her brother, Jason, had died.

Lil Tay rose to social media fame in March 2018 on the age of 9. She turned recognized for her scripted fights and movies of her throwing round stacks of money and leaping out and in of unique sports activities vehicles.

After shortly changing into an web sensation, she disappeared from social media.

That very same yr, she claimed in an interview with the Every day Beast that she and her mom, Angela Tian, needed to transfer again to Vancouver from Los Angeles to be along with her father as a consequence of a “courtroom order.”

Statement about Lil Tay's death
“The circumstances surrounding Claire and her brother’s passing are nonetheless underneath investigation,” the assertion learn.

“He was threatening to arrest — to have my mother arrested if we didn’t return,” Lil Tay advised the outlet on the time. “I didn’t see him for a number of years. He by no means noticed me for thus lengthy, it’s apparent he simply got here again as a result of he needs cash.”

However a spokesperson for her father, Christopher Hope, denied the allegations.

“There are solely three issues he needs to see,” the rep, Charles Wong, stated in response. “First, no extra loopy movies of cursing from Tay. Second, 25 p.c of the gross earnings going to a belief fund devoted to Tay. The third factor is, there needs to be construction in her operation, in her public picture.”

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The younger rapper was rose to fame in 2018 on the age of 9.

Lil Tay’s Instagram account, which was allegedly hacked, later posted allegations of abuse in opposition to her father and his second spouse. Once more, her father denied the claims.

“I’m heartbroken about what has occurred, not solely to her, but additionally to my different relations, as a consequence of previous occasions and now, as a result of lies and harassment that have been posted on Instagram,” he advised Hollywood Life in October 2018.

Lil Tay’s remaining Instagram publish earlier than Wednesday’s loss of life announcement was FaceTime snap from June 2018 to mourn the loss of life of late rapper XXXTentacion. As for her YouTube channel, her bio reads “assist me” with movies that have been posted 5 years in the past.