11 Oct 2019 San Francisco, California (USA) Suicide
Daphne died by suicide. She was a comedienne, actress and transgender activist.
Comedian Daphne Dorman, the trans woman who was referenced in Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special, has reportedly died by suicide.
Dorman, who lived in San Francisco, wrote a “goodbye” note on Facebook in the early hours of Friday morning (October 11).
Hours later, Becky Kugler, who identified herself as Dorman’s sister, confirmed that Dorman had died by suicide.
“It is with great sadness and despair to hand out this information,” Kugler said. “Sweet, sweet Daphne. I so wish we could all have helped you through your darkness. We’ll always love you, fly high sweet angel.”
Friends and family are mourning her tragic death.
“I’m heartbroken,” one person wrote. “Daphne was the most beautiful soul and heart and talent and kindness and generosity and beauty in the world. Sending you and all of Daphne’s family and everyone who loved Daphne, so much love right now.”