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TikToker Eva Evans, creator of the series ‘Club Rat,’ dies at 29 – NBC10 Philadelphia

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Originally published on E! Online

The TikTok community has lost a rising star.

New York influencer Eva Evans, who also created and starred in the web comedy series “Club Rat,” has died. She was 29. Her sister Lila announced the news on social media on April 21.

“Yesterday my family received the news that our sweet, wonderful, creative, caring, hilarious Eva, my beautiful sister, passed away,” the 27-year-old captioned a photo of Eva. “After 24 hours, I am still in a constant cycle of denial and acceptance, so I know how incredible and difficult this news will be to process.”

Lily continued, “I wish I had Eva here now to point to, because she would have better words and know how to say what I don’t know. I’ll keep this short so we can make plans for the next few days, but you’re going to hear a lot more from me about how much Eva means to me and how different the world will be without her.”

She also said the family planned to hold a celebration of Eva in lower Manhattan next Tuesday, April 23, in the evening.”

The sisters’ mother, Heather Evans, shared Lila’s post.

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Eva’s cause of death has not been released.

In addition to Lila and their mother, the late filmmaker is survived by sisters Zoe and Sofi. Eva was preceded in death by the siblings’ father, artist Matt Baumgardner, who died in 2018 at the age of 63.

Eva’s five-episode series “Club Rat,” which she co-wrote and directed, debuted in 2023 and streamed on Amazon Prime Video. She played an influencer who tries to date again in New York City after a video of her breakup goes viral.

On social media, Eva documented her real life, including the actual breakup she underwent in early March after a relationship of almost two years. In her latest social media posts, which she shared a few days ago, she commented on JoJo Siwa’s new look on TikTok and shared a photo of herself posing on a New York City subway on Instagram.

Following news of Eva’s death, a slew of friends, costars and fans shared tributes on social media.

“Rest in peace, Angel Eva,” The Hills alum Lo Bosworth commented on the late influencer’s latest Instagram post. “You were always nice to me when others didn’t care. I will never forget that kindness.”