A new drama. This Monday, October 4, Tik Tok users lost one of their influencers, Katelyn Ballman. The young woman, aged only 27, was known as “itskatieeebee” on the social network. She was followed by more than 90,000 subscribers and she shared videos of her daily life with her husband and four children. This news is her aunt who had the difficult task of announcing it on her Facebook account. “It is with the greatest of sadness that I announce the death of my niece Katelyn Ballman, aged only 27″, she first indicated before drawing up the portrait of a young woman: ” fun and funny, and a loving mother, ”we read. Subsequently, she clarified that the causes of her death were still unknown. The last video of the young woman dated back to September 29, and, according to an online obituary, it appears that she died that day.
They are upset. “Katelyn Wurtz (née Ballman), 27, from Cheviot, Ohio, passed away on September 29, 2021. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 30, 1994,” the death notice. We can then read that “Katelyn leaves behind her husband Josh Wurtz and her children Anabelle Pastrimas-Wurtz, Braxton Wurtz, Owen Ballman and Easton Ballman”. On the social network, one of her friends, who was also known to Internet users, wished to pay her a final tribute. Allison Burton, under the nickname “itsallietaylor”, shared photos with her. “My beautiful sister, my best friend, my everything is now in Heaven. I don’t understand why her? My heart is broken. Take care of your children, your family and your friends. I love you so much Katelyn”, a- she wrote in the caption.
Tik Tok: what other influencers are dead?
It looks like the days are similar for the stars of Tik Tok. On September 26, 19-year-old Gabriel Salazar died in a car accident after a police chase. Very well known on the social network, he had nearly 2 million fans. On July 20, it was 23-year-old Xiao Qiumei who had a fatal fall during a live performed on Tik Tok. Earlier this year, 18-year-old Dazharia Shaffer, a young social media star, committed suicide. Sad news announced by their relatives and which upset their subscribers.
Katelyn Ballman © Instagram