Kathmandu: A shocking event in early 2022. Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst jumped off the building where she lived, the luxury Orion building in Midtown, New York, and took her own life.
It happened on Sunday morning, January 29. The beauty queen was only 30 years old.
Rodney Kryst, the father of Cheslie, said his daughter didn’t take any drugs and that she may have been depressed. and added “she was pure, she didn’t take any kind of drugs or prescription medication. She never had any kind of substance abuse problem,” to the New York Post.
Rodney hinted that the former Miss USA could have been depressed due to a ‘family disfunction’. In addition, media like the Daily Mail have reported that Kryst apparently thought that, at age 30, she was “running out of time to matter in society’s eyes.”
The late beauty queen wrote an essay for Allure magazine, emphasizing that she’d won the Miss USA pageant against the odds: she had a “five-foot-six frame with six-pack abs and a head of natural curls in a time when generations of black women have been taught that being ‘too black’ would cost them wins in the boardroom and on pageant stages.”