TikTok Star Has Passed Away At Age 22

Leah Smith, a beloved figure in the TikTok community with over half a million followers, has tragically passed away at the young age of 22 after battling stage 4 bone cancer. The news was confirmed by her boyfriend, Andrew, in a heartfelt video shared on her TikTok page.

In the emotional video, Andrew expressed gratitude to Leah’s followers for their unwavering support throughout her journey. “I just want to say thank you to everyone. All your comments did help, like, she did actually read all of them,” he said, emphasizing the impact of the outpouring of love and kindness from her fans. “Anyone who said anything nice ever, it means more than you realize. We’ll all miss Leah but we’ll make sure that we never forget her.”

Leah had been documenting her battle with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, since 2019. Despite a period of remission, the cancer returned in 2022, prompting Leah to share candid updates about her health struggles on TikTok. In January, she revealed the toll the disease was taking on her, expressing her frustration and pain.

As her condition worsened, Leah continued to update her followers, sharing both hopeful moments and the harsh realities of her illness. In a poignant update in February, she acknowledged the gravity of her situation, expressing her fear and uncertainty about the future. “I don’t want to die yet. I’m sorry,” she wrote, bravely confronting her own mortality.

In the final days leading up to her passing, Leah’s brother and friend provided updates on her condition, revealing that she was surrounded by loved ones and cherished memories. Despite her pain, Leah found comfort in her room adorned with sunflowers and pictures, creating a peaceful and serene environment.

As news of Leah’s passing spreads, tributes and condolences pour in from across the internet, underscoring the impact she had on her community and the lasting impression she leaves behind.

In loving memory of Leah Smith, may her spirit continue to shine bright, and may she rest in peace.