Kailia Posey was most recognized for her role in the TLC reality show Toddlers & Tiaras, which depicted children preparing for beauty pageants.

Kailia’s mother described her then 10-year-old daughter as a “cuddling dog and a fiery little monkey” in a scene from Toddlers & Tiaras.

Kailia Posey
Kailia Posey

Just days before her death, Kailia Posey was active on Instagram. In her various Instagram postings, the TV personality could be seen posing with friends as well as practicing contortion.

Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and her family got their start on the reality show Toddlers & Tiaras. It’s unclear whether Alana and Kailia Posey ever competed against each other.

Kailia Posey tagged a girl called Biancha in her final Instagram post, and Biancha posted a heartbreaking comment on her own social media profile about Kailia’s death.

Kailia Posey Cause of Death

While the cause of Kailia Posey’s death has not been established, there have been rumours of an incident in Las Vegas.

Kailia Posey died when she was 16 years old. Kailia Posey’s farewell Instagram post has received a flood of comments and sympathies.

Kailia’s mother confirmed her death in a Facebook post and pleaded for absolute privacy.

“I don’t have words or any thoughts. A beautiful baby girl is gone,” she wrote. “Please give us privacy as we mourn the loss of Kailia. My baby forever,” her post read.