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Monday, 08 August 2022 3.40 PM IST

Young TV show star who became famous with her grinning face is no more; Kailia Posey found dead

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WASHINGTON: Kailia Posey who became world famous with her smiling face after appearing in “Toddlers & Tiaras” show was found dead. 16-year old Kailia's body was found at Birch Bay State Park in Washington state. Her mother Marcy Posey Gatterman announced the death of teenager on social media.

In one of the episodes in “Toddlers & Tiaras” show in 2012, Kailia, then 5, made a grinning face that went viral as a meme, making her a globally recognisable face. According to the family, the cause of death was suicide. Her family says she has won countless competitions and proved her ability in several fields. The last time Kailia shared a video on Instagram was on April 30.

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