The Ugandan entertainment industry on Friday woke up to the heart breaking news of the death of famous Tiktoker Asia Namirembe popularly known as Asia wa Charles.
She rose to fame two years ago during the lockdown and many owe her the smiles and laughter she inspired with her personality. Many tiktokers, memers and other social media users have used her unscripted skits as their challenges.
She was brought to the limelight by You YouTuber Rogers Sebunya of SB4 Media but Asia used her rare genes to melt everyone that watched or met her.
it has been reported that Asia was admitted at Mulago Hospital after suffering a chronic stomach illness. Her only hope was an operation as advised by the doctor. Unfortunately, she did not make it through the surgery. Asia breathed her last on Friday morning.
Her death has left many in disbelief. They have however powered their emotions to grieve with the deceased’s family.
“Dear Asia, you have done us so bad OG. We will miss your good heart and funny stories. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. You will be dearly missed,” Bobi Wine captioned an old video of him and Asia
Singer Eddy Kenzo shared Asia’s picture and captioned: “So sad for the loss of Asia, she was a darling to many. RIP,”
US based blogger Sarajoy Bakanansa comforted Asia lovers with a post that says that Asia lived the last days of her life making others smile. Her video clips always warmed up my day. May the angels receive you,”
“Tik tok won’t be the same without Asia! Rest in Peace,” said Sheila Gashumba
comedian Agnes Akite had woken up to posts of Asia on her news feed, when she learned of the bad news, she expressed: “Even the hangover has disappeared…. what happened to Asia banange… this lady has pained me. A moment of silence for Asia,”
“Asia Bambi OG wa President Kyagulanyi nkusaliddwa…you showed the World that fame is not got on big platforms only….You defined celebrity attainment by the most humble and ordinary person…Rest in Peace our Asia may the Angels recieve you as a hero,” Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze said