On Tuesday, the sad news broke that TikTok star Dazhariaa Quint Noyes, otherwise known as bxbygirldee or Dee, had died at the age of 18.
Her father Raheem Alla confirmed her death on TikTok by posting a montage of pictures of his daughter as he thanked everyone for their “love and support.”
“Unfortunately she is no longer with us and has gone to a better place,” he wrote.
Alla seemed to imply that his daughter took her own life on a GoFundMe page he shared.
“She was my little best friend and I wasn’t prepared in no way, to bury my child. She was so happy, and would be so excited to see me when I come home from being on the road,” the heartbroken father wrote on the page, which currently has $15,000 fundraising goal. “I only wish she would have spoken to me about her stress and the thoughts of suicide. We could work thru this. I only want to hold you again my little jelly bean. Now I come home and your [sic] no longer gonna be there waiting for me. I have to let you fly with the angels. Daddy love you.”
Noyes' mom, Jennifer Shaffer, also shared her grief in an emotional Facebook post.
"I'm so heartbroken. I really can't believe you're going," she wrote. "I wish I was waiting on you to say it was a prank but it's not. I wishing could have died instead of u ...rip my angel. Everyone talks about our bad times but never talk about the good times #babygirldee"
So who was Noyes?
The brunette beauty was from Baton Rouge, La., the same hometown as football star Odell Beckham Jr., American Idol judge, Randy Jackson, Arrow actress Madison McLaughlin, CNN star Don Lemon, Olympic gymnast Carly Patterson and A Walk To Remember actor Shane West.
The viral star became a fixture on TikTok, where she amassed over 1.4 million followers. She also boasted over 120K followers on her Instagram account and ran a YouTube channel where she vlogged abut her life and tried out various trending challenges.
She has also recently launched her own beauty line and thanked her supporters on social media for their purchases.
"Just opened yesterday I was surprised of how many orders I’ve gotten…. these are all of what I packaged today. I’ve beeeen up since 11:30am and Right now I’m calling it quits. I still have more orders to fulfill …. thank y’all sooo much for supporting me and my business,” she shared on her Instagram. "This might look very easy but trust me it’s not especially since I’m the only worker lol … I have to do sooo many things but I’m grateful for this !!”
On Monday, Noyes shared what she called her “last post” on her Instagram Story. The videos showed the teen singing and dancing before she wrote: “Ok, I know I’m annoying y’all, this is my last post.”
Following the news of Noyes death, fans flooded social media with messages of mourning.
"Rest In Peace gorgeous 💔, this makes me so sad to hear that this happened. Your we’re [sic] definitely my favorite YouTube, tiktoker. It breaks my hurt so much to hear that this happened. it’s going to take me a while to get over that fact that this happened. This honestly broke my hurt so much," one comment read on YouTube.
"I can’t believe u gone I always watch youu😞😞 you always make me laugh with ur videos," another fan wrote on Instagram.
"I loved the vids you created .. you were a great person .. i’m so glad i followed you .. your vids were always worth it," another mourned.