Influencer Adriana ‘Drika’ Thyssen dies aged 49 after documenting her weight-loss journey to hundreds of thousands of followers on-line

Influencer Adriana ‘Drika’ Thyssen dies aged 49 after documenting her weight-loss journey to millions of fans online

A FITNESS influencer has been discovered lifeless in her condo aged solely 49.

Tributes have been pouring in for Brazilian Adriana “Drika” Thyssen, who shared her health journey after shedding near 100lbs in simply over a yr.


Health influencer Adriana Thyssen was discovered lifeless aged 49[/caption]


Drika’s physique was present in her condo on Sunday[/caption]

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The 49-year-old has misplaced near 100lbs in simply over a yr[/caption]

Adriana sought to encourage others to decide on a wholesome life-style utilizing her large social media presence.

Her physique was present in her condo on Sunday.

Drika was buried at a non-public funeral at Cemitério Bom Jesus in Araguari in her native state of Minas Gerais.

A lady claiming to be Adriana’s cousin from São Paulo, stated the influencer, as a public determine, had been bullied.  

“She was sturdy, for a protracted, very long time. She all the time appeared for love and solely acquired crumbs,” the lady, named Amanda Lourenço, wrote.

“Haters have already accomplished an excessive amount of, so at this second, I ask everybody for compassion, understanding and empathy.”

The influencer’s dying was introduced by way of a put up on the Instagram account for her clothes model.

It learn: “It’s with deep disappointment and remorse that our group and household Weblog da Drika and Drikas Retailer inform you of the dying of our pricey Drika.

“On this second of ache, we ask for everybody’s prayers and compassion.”

On the time of her dying, Adriana boasted 1.7 million Fb followers and ran a plus-sized energetic put on and clothes label known as “Drikas Retailer”

The model account had practically 76,000 followers on Instagram.

Drika had beforehand admitted that she had struggled with being obese since she was a young person.

In a put up welcoming new followers, she wrote: “I began the struggle on 02/18/13, I weighed 107kg (236lbs), I wasn’t pregnant and I didn’t have bariatric surgical procedure.

“I used to be unemployed and with my husband I used to be in debt on the financial institution.”

She added that she tried numerous diets and was “chronically hooked on amphetamines for 18 years,” which led her down a spiral of despair and alcoholism.

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The health influencer additionally had her personal clothes line[/caption]