Fashion model and activist Mama Cax who battled cancer for years dies aged 30


American-Haitian fashion model and activist, Mama Cax has died at the age of 30.

The cancer survivor and amputee passed away on Monday after being rushed to the hospital a week after she was diagnosed with blood clots.

Mama, whose real name was Cacsmy Brutus had flown into London from New York for a photoshoot when she suddenly fell ill.

She was rushed to hospital  after she suffered severe abdominal pain that led to the discovery that she had several blood clots in her leg, thigh, abdomen, and near her lungs.

Mama Cax’s family broke the sad news of her passing with a statement posted to the model’s Instagram page on Friday night.

Mama Cax, who was diagnosed with cancer at 14 lost her right leg during her battle with deadly disease.


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