Gone too quickly. YouTuber Alex “Sir Kipsta” Dragomir has died on the age of 17 after battling coronary heart failure, his relations confirmed.
The social media star’s sister announced the news via Twitter on Thursday, June 10. “Helllo , as you all would possibly already know my brother handed away in the present day he had a really onerous operation which lasted 7 hours however his coronary heart couldn’t take it anymore ,he was too weak to outlive,” the publish learn. “Heaven gained one other angel Child angel he was my rock my the whole lot . RIP Alex.”
The tribute continued: “Thanks a lot to those that supported Alex through his hospital journey you all been so superb !you all saved him going gave him the power to hold on ! All of the messages saved his head up . He carried on as a result of all the good help he had from twitter. RIP Alex .”
One month earlier than he handed away, the vlogger shared an update along with his followers, revealing he had been “moved to [the] pressing coronary heart transplant record” after spending time within the hospital. Early Thursday morning, he tweeted that he was optimistic in regards to the probably “life saving process.”
In a Might video uploaded on his YouTube channel, the sports activities fan described his situation in additional element. “So mainly, should you don’t know, I’ve coronary heart failure,” he mentioned on the time. “My coronary heart is weak, this could’t get higher sadly. You recognize, there’s at all times hope, however this could’t get higher.”
After his household broke the information of his loss of life, “RIP Alex” started to development on Twitter, with followers beginning a marketing campaign to get the late star’s YouTube account to reach 10,000 followers. “It was his dream,” one social media person wrote. “Let’s make it occur.”
His alma mater, the Cockshut Hill College in England, additionally mourned the loss.
“It’s with nice disappointment, the information of ex scholar Alex Dragomir @KipstaUnited passing away in the present day,” the varsity tweeted. “Our ideas and prayers are along with his household and mates at this tough and unhappy time. R.I.P Alex.”
Extra followers chimed in after studying the “devastating” information, sending well-wishes to his household and mates. “He was an inspiration to all of us and his journey won’t ever be forgotten,” one other Twitter person posted. “Ideas with all of the household, RIP Kip.”