Kailia Posey a beauty pageant known for her role in TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras is being reported to have passed away as per a statement released by her family on the night of May 2.
Kailia was announced Miss teen Laynden in Washington US. She has appeared in multiple beauty pageant competitions including Celebrity Kids USA 6 & Up Ultimate Grand Supreme 2013 among others. She was well known as a child cartoonist and competitive dancer.
Kailia Posey Age
She was 16 years old at the time of her death in May 2022. She was born on April 19, 2006.
Kailia Posey Mom
She is the daughter of Marcy Deliz whose full name is Marcy Posey Gatterman, from Las Vegas, Nevada. Her mom was a beauty pageant who also worked as a flight attendant. Marcy has been married to Steve Gatterman since Feb 20, 2021, as per her Facebook.
Kailia Posey Toddlers and Tiaras
She was featured on two episodes of TLC’s reality TV show, Toddlers and Tiaras. The show follows the personal lives of families of contestants in a child beauty pageant. Like many shows about children’s pageants, it generated controversy for dressing the children provocatively. The TV show aired on TLC from Jan 27, 2009, to October 16, 2013.
On August 24, 2011, Kailia appears on Toddlers & Tiaras on the episode Gold Coast Las Vegas. Kailia at the time showed her prowess as her Vegas performer parents groom her to be a star. On July 11, 2012, she appeared again on the California Tropic Arizona episode where the contestants were put on the life at the California Arizona Pageant.
Kailia Posey Car Accident
Kailia died in May 2022 at the age of 16 after a car accident. Her mom confirming her death wrote in a tribute, “I don’t have words or any thoughts. A beautiful baby girl is gone. Please give us privacy as we mourn the loss of Kailia. My baby forever.”
“I can’t find the words,” Lisa White wrote in a tribute. “Fly high beautiful, You are loved by so many and I will miss you.”
“My heart is shattered and I’m still trying to process this news but we will always remember you and miss you. You inspired me in so many ways. Rest In Peace Kailia Posey. Everyone say an extra prayer tonight and hold your loved ones close. My prayers are with Marcy Posey Gatterman and the rest of her family. Forever and always a queen.”