America’s Bought Expertise contestant and singer Skilyr Hicks has handed away on the age of 23, TMZ reviews.
In response to Jodi, her mom, Hicks’ physique was discovered lifeless at a good friend’s house in Liberty, South Carolina.
Jodi added that she would not know the actual home-owner.
Whereas the circumstances surrounding her dying are unclear presently, the singer’s mom revealed that her daughter struggled with psychological well being points, together with melancholy and substance abuse.
She advised TMZ that Skilyr was cherished by her household and four siblings, and that she used her music to assist these in want. Jodi confirmed that her daughter will “stay on by means of her music”.
Hicks appeared in season eight of ‘AGT’ in 2013 and auditioned for Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Howard Stern, impressing them sufficient to advance to the subsequent spherical.
The singer performed an unique tune of her personal throughout her debut and really had a great touching backstory that landed her personal section on TV.
Skilyr had misplaced her father just a few years earlier than the audition and had apparently taught himself to play, write and sing.
Hicks received 4 yeses from the judges, however was eradicated from the stay rounds in NYC. She bumped into bother years later when she was arrested for underage consuming in 2018, in addition to serving time in jail for allegedly rocking her household.