Lil Tay is not dead! The social media personality is alive and well. She came forward and confirmed that her Instagram was hacked, leading to the spread of misinformation on social media.
On August 9, Lil Tay’s Instagram noted that she and her brother had died. However, not too many details about what happened were revealed. Fans were upset as the social media influencer managed to make a huge impact on people during her playing days. It wasn’t long before people were flooding her with messages of condolence on Instagram and Twitter. However, on August 10, it was revealed that Lil Tay is alive and the news of her death was fake.
Lil Tay is not dead
In a comment on this TMZ, Lil Tay confirmed that she is alive and well. The young star noticed that her Instagram was hacked by a third party, which led to fake news being posted online.
The statement said: “I want to make it clear that my brother and I are safe and alive, but I am completely heartbroken and having a hard time even finding the right words. It was a very traumatic 24 hours. All day yesterday I was bombarded with endless heartbreaking and tearful calls from loved ones as I tried to sort out this mess.”
It continued, “My Instagram account was compromised by third parties and used to spread offensive misinformation and rumors about me, to the point that even my name was fake.” My official name is Tay Tian, isn’t it Claire Hope.
A look at what was posted on her Instagram
On August 9, an Instagram post noted that the young star and her brother had passed away. The statement said: “It is with a heavy heart that we share the devastating news of the sudden and tragic death of our beloved Claire. We have no words to express the unbearable loss and indescribable pain. This result was completely unexpected and shocked us all.”
It was further pointed out that her death was being “investigated” by the police. After reading this, fans had many questions about what happened as there were no clear answers.
Since Lil Tay has spoken out about her social media being hacked, the post has now been removed.
She was kept off social media for several years
Lil Tay became a household name on the internet in 2018 when she started posting multiple videos of her flashing wads of cash.
She even posted some content about rap. But suddenly she disappeared from social media and fans were left with many questions.
While Lil Tay has confirmed that she is alive, no new posts have been made on her social media.
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