Poonam Pandey, model-actress, internet sensation and one of the most controversial stars, has died due to cancer, a post on Instagram confirmed the news on Friday morning. ”This morning is a tough one for us. Deeply saddened to inform you that we have lost our beloved Poonam to cervical cancer. Every living form that ever came in contact with her was met with pure love and kindness. In this time of grief, we would request for privacy while we remember her fondly for all that we shared,” reads the post.
India TV’s Namrata Dubey informed that Poonam passed away at her residence in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur.
The news of her death came as a shock in the modelling and film industry. However, a few social media users are also claiming that it may be a publicity stunt by her. She is popularly known for her viral Instagram posts and controversial stints.
However, India TV’s Namrata Dubey has reported that the news of Poonam Pandey’s death has been confirmed by her PR team and they will issue a press release sometime later.
Soon after the post went viral online, netizens started to react to it. One user wrote, ”Marketing gimmick maybe for the vaccinations that government is pushing.” Another one wrote, ”I hope it’s not some marketing gimmick coz it’s distasteful but if it’s true. Rest in peace. A third one commented, ”