His boyfriend and season three Drag Race contestant Karl Westerberg, known as Manila Luzon, simply wrote: ‘I love him so much.’Fellow season two contestant Ju Ju Boston paid tribute to Davenport on Facebook, writing: ‘A beautiful angel has been added to Heaven. We will miss you, Sahara Davenport.’There appears to be some confusion as to Davenport's real age.
The LGBT magazine Queerty lists his age as 28, while multiple reports say he died at 27.
But honestly in my opinion, anyone having sex with Jiggly Caliente I find disgusting.” Few queens can pull off both glamour and camp, but Manila makes it look easy.
She’s a runway model at one moment, and a stereotypical shoe-obsessed Imelda Marcos the next.
The name was inspired by the movie Heathers (1988).
'Logo is profoundly saddened by the passing of Antoine Ashley who fans around the world knew and loved as Sahara Davenport.
In Episode 9, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Style, Manila won when her bedazzled bra featured torpedoes that may not have killed Ru but impressed him enough to choose her as the winner.She rose to prominence after finishing as the runner-up of the third season of Ru Paul's Drag Race.She later went on to compete in Ru Paul's All Stars Drag Race where she was paired up with Season 4's Latrice Royale to create "Team Latrila". Manila did very well on the show, landing only in the bottom once, to the song "Mac Arthur Park". It is considered by many to be 'the best lip-sync of all time" Ru Paul stated "That is what I call a lip-synch for your life! Manila's hilariously dramatic interpretation of the song (about cake) ensured her stay in the competition.However, in a New York Times profile from 2009, Davenport was described as a 29-year-old, which means that he was 32 at the time of his passing.Davenport, originally from Gaithersburg, Maryland, was a classically trained dancer who first became interested in drag performance while studying at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where he earned his bachelor of fine arts degree in dance.