Cacsmy Brutus also known as Mama Cax, has died at the age of 30. The American-Haitian fashion model and activist, passed away on Monday after being rushed to the hospital. A week before, she had being diagnosed of having blood clots.
Mama Cax had flown into London from New York for a photoshoot when she suddenly fell ill. She was then rushed to a hospital and this led to the discovery of blood clots in her leg, thigh, abdomen, and near her lungs.
Her family broke the sad news of her passing with a statement posted to the model’s Instagram page on Friday night.
It is with deep regret and immense sadness that we announce the passing of Cacsymy Brutus (Mama Cax),’ they wrote. ‘Mama Cax spent the past week in the hospital, and unfortunately, on Monday, December 16, 2019, she left this world.
To say that Cax was a fighter would be an understatement. As a cancer survivor, she had grown accustomed to taking on life’s several challenged head on and successfully. It is with that same grit (fervor) that she fought her last days on earth,’ the continued.
‘We are aware that this loss will be felt globally and will not be easy for anyone. We as that you please respect Cax’s privacy in this difficult time. We will make information about funeral arrangements public once they are finalized.
Celebrities and models have taken to social media to share their condolences on the death of Cax. Rihanna also tweeted a photo of Mama Cax at her Savage x Fenty Fashion show with the message:
A queen. A force. A powerhouse beauty that brought her strength to the @savagexfenty stage this year inspiring so many across the globe. Rest In Power sis @mama_cax.
Mama Cax, who was diagnosed with cancer at 14 lost her right leg during her battle with deadly disease.