January 28, 2023

Lynette ‘Diamond’ Hardaway, half of the pro-Donald Trump vlogging duo Diamond and Silk, has died at her North Carolina home.

A post on the couple’s Twitter account said a memorial ceremony would be held at a later date and asked for privacy for their family.

“The world has just lost a true angel and patriot warrior for freedom, love and humanity!” her Twitter account stated.

Former President Trump also shared the news on his platform Truth Social, explaining that her death was sudden and she was staying with her sister Rochelle “Silk” Richardson at the time.

Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway, left, a right-wing commentator and one half of the pro-Donald Trump vlogging duo Diamond and Silk, has passed away

Lynnette Hardaway (left) and Rochelle Richardson, who perform under the stage name Diamond and Silk, are seen cheering the crowd at a Trump rally in 2016

Lynnette Hardaway (left) and Rochelle Richardson, who perform under the stage name Diamond and Silk, are seen cheering the crowd at a Trump rally in 2016

Former President Trump also shared the news on his platform Truth Social, explaining that her death was sudden and she was staying with her sister Rochelle

Former President Trump also shared the news on his platform Truth Social, explaining that her death was sudden and she was staying with her sister Rochelle “Silk” Richardson at the time.

In November, the Diamond and Silk Twitter account, which touts the duo as

In November, the Diamond and Silk Twitter account, which touts the duo as “Trump’s most staunch supporters,” urged supporters to pray for Hardaway, but gave no reason

Rochelle 'Silk' Richardson tweeted about her sister Lynette 'Diamond' Hardaway on November 25, 2022: Happy 51st Birthday Diamond.  I hope your day is filled with peace, love and joy.

Rochelle ‘Silk’ Richardson tweeted about her sister Lynette ‘Diamond’ Hardaway on November 25, 2022: Happy 51st Birthday Diamond. I hope your day is filled with peace, love and joy.

“Really bad news for Republicans and frankly ALL Americans. Our beautiful Diamond from Diamond and Silk has just passed away at her home in North Carolina, the state she loved so much. Silk was with her all the way and also at her death. Nowhere and at no time was there a better TEAM! Diamond’s death was totally unexpected, probably her big and precious HEART just gave up. Rest in peace our glorious diamond, you will be greatly missed!’

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In November, the Diamond and Silk Twitter account, which touts the duo as “Trump’s most staunch supporters,” urged supporters to pray for Hardaway, but gave no reason.

“Anyone who believes in the power of prayer, please pray for Diamond,” it said.

A few days earlier, the account had posted about her 51st birthday.

In 2020, the sisters were fired from their jobs at Fox News for spreading conspiracy theories about the coronavirus, including manipulating the COVID-19 death toll to make Trump look bad

In 2020, the sisters were fired from their jobs at Fox News for spreading conspiracy theories about the coronavirus, including manipulating the COVID-19 death toll to make Trump look bad

President Trump always seemed pleased when he was in the company of Diamond and Silk

President Trump always seemed pleased when he was in the company of Diamond and Silk

The Daily Beast reported that Hardaway returned to her show the following month and denied unconfirmed online reports that she had been hospitalized with COVID-19.

She shot her last episode on December 15th.

In 2020, the sisters were fired from their jobs at Fox News for spreading conspiracy theories about the coronavirus, including claims that the virus was being spread intentionally by “deep-state snakes” and that a population-control vaccine was being used.

They also floated the conspiracy theory that the death toll from COVID-19 was being manipulated to make Trump look bad.

African American supporters including Terrence Williams, Angela Stanton and Diamond and Silk pray with US President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in February 2020

African American supporters including Terrence Williams, Angela Stanton and Diamond and Silk pray with US President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in February 2020

Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, social media personalities Diamond and Silk, gesture during a speech to the National Rifle Association in 2018

Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, social media personalities Diamond and Silk, gesture during a speech to the National Rifle Association in 2018

Diamond and Silk then joined fringe network Newsmax with their show Diamond and Silk: Crystal Clear, claiming to be Trump’s “most loyal supporters.”

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The two women came to the fore during Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, where they supported him with comments on their YouTube channel.

The duo were once lifelong Democrats but switched allegiances to support Trump after announcing the 2015 presidential campaign.

In 2018, the sisters testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation about alleged attempts to shut down their Facebook page.

Her appearance came amid Republican claims of anti-Republican bias on the platform.

In 2020, they released the co-written book, Uprising, which they claimed became a bestseller.

Lynnette Hardaway, left, and Rochelle Richardson, Diamond and Silk, respectively, in photos from her Facebook page

Lynnette Hardaway, left, and Rochelle Richardson, Diamond and Silk, respectively, in photos from her Facebook page