Lynette Hardaway, better known as Diamond, has passed away. Hardaway and her sister, known as Silk, became social media influencers for their support of former President Donald J. Trump.
According to NPR, Lynette’s passing was confirmed on her verified social media pages. The statement begins, by saying, “The World just lost a True Angel and Warrior Patriot for Freedom, Love, and Humanity! Diamond blazed a trail, founded on her passion and love for the entire race of humanity.”
Donald Trump’s Top Supporter Lynette Hardaway of ‘Diamond and Silk’ Fame Has Died
“In this time of grief, please respect the privacy of Diamond’s family but remember and celebrate the gift that she gave us all! Memorial Ceremony to be announced soon.”
The statement concluded with a link to a donation site. “Contributions towards Preserving Diamond’s Legacy are only being accepted at the following link.”
Lynette was just 51 years old at the time of her passing. Her cause of death is not currently known, but according to The Daily Beast, it was “totally unexpected.”
The sister duo first began their raise to fame in 2016 when they made the decision to switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party in order to vote for Trump. As their Instagram bio reads, the quickly coined themselves as “President Donald Trump’s Most Loyal Supporters.”
The post which confirmed Lynette’s passing was liked by Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, and received several comments from other conservative heavyweights, including Bristol Palin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and Rudy Giuliani.
“A great woman and a true patriot has left us in body but not in sprit,” Giuliani commented. Palin and Sanders left broken heart emojis.
The Daily Beast reports that Trump also took to his Truth Social site to share his thoughts on the news as well, writing she had “passed away at her home” on Monday. “Diamond’s death was totally unexpected, probably her big and precious HEART just plain gave out,” Trump wrote.
Mike Lindell also went on to confirm that Hardaway had been sick. The details of her illness are not immediately known.
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