Manila Luzon Pays Tribute to Late Boyfriend Sahara Davenport

RuPaul's Drag Race legend Manila Luzon shared a heartwarming post about her late boyfriend Sahara Davenport who tragically passed away six years ago today.

Sahara (real name Antoine Ashley) died at the age of 27 due to heart failure. The talented drag queen appeared on season 2 of RPDR where she became an instant fan favorite due to her fun personality, fierce fashion and fantastic lip syncing abilities (she sent both her BFF Shangela and Morgan McMichaels home).

Manila (real name Karl Westerberg) and Sahara were partners for six years prior to her passing. The season 3 finalist has spoken quite a bit about her memories with Sahara, and even did a song in dedication to her called "Eternal Queen."



Manila shared a beautiful photo of Sahara on her Instagram page Monday that came with a sweet caption about her.



"It’s been 6 years since Sahara Davenport left us! But her presence still remains deep in our hearts! Love you!!"

Other Drag Race queens chimed in on the post, including Shangela who simply wrote "Our Angel" and Jiggly Caliente who said "I miss her. One of my first sisters in this industry and she brought you into my life. Forever grateful."

Rest in peace, Sahara. 


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