Activist And Fashion model, Mama Cax Dies At 30 After Batting With Cancer For Years

Activist And Fashion model, Mama Cax Dies At 30 After Batting With Cancer For Years
American-Haitian fashion model and activist, Cacsmy Brutus popularly known as Mama Cax has died at the age of 30 after battling with cancer for years.

According to the report, the cancer survivor and amputee passed away on Monday after being rushed to the hospital a week after she was diagnosed with blood clots.

Mama had reportedly flown into London from New York for a photoshoot when she suddenly fell ill. She was rushed to hospital  after she suffered severe abdominal pain that led to the discovery that she had several blood clots in her leg, thigh, abdomen, and near her lungs. 

The sad news of Mama Cax's was broken by her family, via a statement posted on her Instagram page on Friday night.

'It is with deep regret and immense sadness that we announce the passing of Cacsymy Brutus (Mama Cax),' they wrote. 'Mama Cax spent the past week in the hospital, and unfortunately, on Monday, December 16, 2019, she left this world.

'To say that Cax was a fighter would be an understatement. As a cancer survivor, she had grown accustomed to taking on life's several challenged head on and successfully. It is with that same grit (fervor) that she fought her last days on earth,' the continued. 
'We are aware that this loss will be felt globally and will not be easy for anyone. We as that you please respect Cax's privacy in this difficult time. We will make information about funeral arrangements public once they are finalized.'

Fellow models, celebrities including Rihanna has taken to social media to mourn the death of Cax, who walked the runaway at her Savage x Fenty fashion show in September.

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