Simone Battle’s reported suicide came as a surprise to not only her fans, but also those closest to her. A friend of Simone’s tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that the G.R.L singer was ‘one of the sweetest souls.’
Simone Battle‘s friends are trying to come to terms with The X Factor finalist’s Sept. 5 death. HollywoodLife.com has spoken with a friend of the late singer, who admits those close to Simone “can’t believe” she is gone.
Simone Battle’s Friends On Her Death: Loved Ones In Disbelief
Simone seemed to have it all. She was a member of the up and coming group G.R.L. Her voice was amazing. Her looks: Strikingly beautiful. With all that going for her, it’s so heartbreaking that Simone reportedly chose to end her life on Sept. 5 in her West Hollywood, Calif. apartment.
Simone’s friends are still in a state of shock. One friend tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY how Simone’s death has affected those who loved her.
“Can’t believe what I woke up to today,” a close friend of Simone’s (who wishes to remain anonymous), tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “Simone Battle you will forever be missed. One of the sweetest souls I’ve ever met.”
Simone Battle’s Body Discovered By Her Boyfriend
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Simone’s body was found by her boyfriend at about 8 a.m. on Sept 5.
Anthony Battle, the singer’s father, first revealed to TMZ that Simone’s boyfriend is the person who discovered the singer’s body hanging inside of a closet in her home. He also explained that he had no idea that his daughter was struggling.
Such a sad story, HollywoodLifers. Our thoughts are with Simone’s loved ones as they deal with this tragic loss.
— Eric Ray