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Simone Battle Dies: Fans Grieve Over Death Of ‘X Factor’ Contestant

Sat, September 6, 2014 11:16am EDT by Chris Rogers 3 Comments

We’re so sad. Simone, who left a lasting impression on the music world, passed away on Sept. 5 at the age of 25. Upon hearing the news, fans flocked to Twitter to mourn the death of the ‘X Factor’ contestant. See what they said.

Simone Battle rose to fame on The X Factor in 2011, which explains why thousands of fans rushed to Twitter to grieve after hearing the news of her tragic death on Sept. 5. The 25-year-old singer, who was a member of the girls group G.R.L., died from an apparent suicide, TMZ reports.

Simone Battle Dies: Fans Grieve On Twitter

Read what fans are saying about Simone on Twitter below:

Her X Factor family also mourned the loss of Simone on Twitter.

Simone Battle Dead: Young Singer Dies At 25

Simone passed away in her home, her father Anthony E. Battle told MailOnline. She was reportedly found hanging in a closet.

“She will be greatly missed and loved,” her father said. “She was an exuberant person and a very loved person.”

Watch Simone’s X Factor audition above.

This is so sad. Our thoughts go out to Simone’s family and friends at this difficult time.

— Chris Rogers

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