Simone Battle was an actress, known for What We Need (2014), Zoey 101 (2005) and Meanamorphosis (2012).Simone Sherise Battle (June 17, 1989 – September 5, 2014) She was a finalist on The X Factor US in 2011 and a member of the pop group G.R.L.
Battle first started singing professionally after her breakout on the U.S. version of the X Factor in 2011. She made it to the top 17 and was mentored by judge Simon Cowell.
At the time of her death, Battle was in the girl group G.R.L., which was initially organized as a re-boot of The Pussycat Dolls. But they decided to go by a new name.
The remaining members issued a statement about her death on Saturday via Twitter.
‘Words cannot express the depth of our loss,’ they wrote. ‘Simone’s incredible talent was only surpassed by the size of her heart. We will carry her memory with us in everything we do.’ https://www.thesimonebattlefoundation.org