Lil Bo Weep, an Australian singer and YouTube sensation, died at the age of 22. On Sunday (March 6), her father Matthew Schofield confirmed the tragedy on Facebook, saying that she died of “depression, trauma, PTSD, and drug addiction.” “We lost the fight for my daughter’s life against depression, trauma, PTSD, and drug addiction this weekend,” Schofield wrote on Facebook. “We have been fighting since we got her back from America through emergency repatriation DFAT [Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade] but broken.”
Lil Bo Weep, whose real name was Winona Lisa Green, began sharing music on SoundCloud in 2015, where she released her music under the pseudonym ‘monikers’. She amassed a significant following online, becoming known for tracks like ‘not ok but its ok’, ‘Sorry’ and ‘CODEPENDENCY’. Her last post on SoundCloud was a minute-and-a-half-long song titled ‘PTSD’. In her last post on Twitter, Lil Bo Weep wrote that she was creating a public TikTok account. “This is a safe space for those who wish to hear my opinions, answers and all of that fun stuff,” she said in the tweet.