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Drag Race family pay tribute to Chi Chi DeVayne

Read tributes from the stars of RuPaul's Drag Race following the death of Chi Chi DeVayne.

The world of RuPaul's Drag Race has been paying tribute following the death of former contestant Chi Chi DeVayne today.

The star died at the age of 34 after battling with kidney problems and pneumonia over the last few months.

Read on for a summary of the tributes:

"I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of Chi Chi DeVayne. I am so grateful that we got to experience her kind and beautiful soul. She will be dearly missed, but never forgotten. May her generous and loving spirit shine down on us all. On behalf of VH1, World of Wonder and the cast and crew of RuPaul's Drag Race, I extend my deepest sympathy - from our family to hers."
- RuPaul

"Chi Chi was truly one of the most supportive queens. Please keep her family and friends in your thoughts, and try to work towards being the symbol of kindness that she exemplified for so many. We all love you and will miss you."
- Aquaria

"Just informed that zavion aka chi chi devayne has passed away Pensive face rest in no more pain, no more worry and no more sorrow"
- Nina Bonina Brown

"OMG just heard. Rest easy the sweetest most sensitive kind and wholesome angel."
- Monet XChange

"Chi Chi - My heart is breaking. You were such a light, a rare talent, a kind and generous spirit and a force of nature on the stage. Rest well, sister."
- BeBe Zahara Benet

"Im so num right now my heart is broken into peaces.. I couldnt even got see her. I love you always chichi. My dancing angel.."
- Kennedy Davenport

"an iconic queen literally everyone in our industry will always love."
- Trixie Mattel

"Rest in Power! So sad and heartbroken to hear of the passing of #chichidevayne you'll be loved and missed sis!"
- Heidi N Closet

"Chi Chi was so kind to me. At a time I was really low. I'm just sat here in tears. R.I.P you beautiful angel."
- Baga Chipz

"Today we mourn the death, and celebrate the sweet soul that is Chi Chi Devayne. Rest in power. Take care of yourselves and each other."
- Darienne Lake

"Thank you for sharing your gift with us. We will miss you. Your light will continue to shine."
- Jujubee

"Our hearts are heavy today at the loss of our sister @chichidevayneofficial . A truly loving soul who set fire to every stage she touched and a true sister through and through .... her magnetic energy will be missed and I'm grateful the world got to fall in love with this angel ! She is twirling up there with Sahara ! Fly high and rest in power"
- Morgan McMichaels

"Im just checked out today, im sorry guys this just hurts so much. I have no words..."
- Coco Montrese

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