A German-Vietnamese social media star dies at 29, and different information from world wide.

A German-Vietnamese social media star dies at 29, and other news from around the world.

Brittanya Karma posted her bucket checklist on Instagram final 12 months.

Featured in {a magazine}? Check. Appear on German TV? Check. Appear on Vietnamese TV? Check. Acquire a million views on Facebook? Check.

The variety of examine marks on the checklist is testimony to the fullness of her brief life. Ms. Karma, a Vietnamese-German rapper and actuality tv star, died on Nov. 29 in Hamburg, the place she was born and the place she lived. She was 29. The trigger was problems of Covid-19, her agent stated.

Credit…Brittanya Karma

Ms. Karma was first seen a number of years in the past when a Vietnamese-language Facebook publish during which she gently mocked her mom went viral, garnering greater than one million clicks. She shortly acquired a Vietnamese following by describing her life in Germany and talking out in opposition to physique shaming. She quickly added a YouTube channel and an Instagram account. Two years in the past she began a TikTok account together with her fiancé, Eugene Osei Henebeng, who goes by the title Manu.

Ms. Karma used her YouTube channel to speak together with her many Vietnamese followers, and her TikTok to talk together with her German followers. In the movies she posted on these channels, in addition to on Instagram and Facebook, she instructed tales, joked or — throughout this 12 months’s lockdowns — danced round the home with Manu.

“Self-confidence is my superpower,” she stated in one among her TikTok movies.

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