Nicole Milifie, a beloved social media personality who rose to internet fame for her white-hot critique of pop culture, was unfortunately found dead earlier in the week.

What made Milfie vital in sex-positive, feminist circles was her vocalness regarding self-love and her dedication to uplifting Black women.

Not much is known surrounding the cause of her death. Reports say she died on Monday evening, while others say she passed early Tuesday morning. Her last tweet on August 28 was a retweeted photo of Rihanna.

Twitter followers circulated the hashtag #RIPMilfie once news of her death spread. Family and friends have set up an official GoFundMe account in her name.

1. She was known as Nicole Milfie on social media, but her real name was Taylor Crenshaw. Family and friends lovingly called her “Tay-Tay.”

2. Crenshaw was a single mom and leaves behind a 1-year-old daughter named Madison. Her daughter is in the care of her grandparents.

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Me and my angel ❤️

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3. Paper Magazine profiled her in March 2016 as one of the Amazing Women You Need To Follow Right Now.

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Table for one.

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4. Her internet moniker, “Nicole Milfie,” was a play on socialite Nicole Richie’s name.

5. The internet maven who lived for fashion resided in Richmond, Virginia. She named pop superstar Rihanna, iconic country singer Dolly Parton, and supermodel Bella Hadid as her top inspirations, according to one of the last interviews she did with Baes Of The Internet.

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Show up to your funeral like

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Rest in peace, queen.

SOURCE: Paper MagazineBaes Of The Internet | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Twitter, Instagram

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