'Little Women: LA' star Christy McGinity tragically loses baby girl at just two weeks old

Albertina Lloyd
Entertainment reporter, Yahoo UK
'Little Women: LA' star Christy McGinity has tragically lost her baby girl. (Getty Images)

Little Women: LA star Christy McGinity is mourning the death of her baby girl.

The 42-year-old US reality TV star’s daughter with boyfriend Gonzalo Justo Carazo - named Violet Eve - has passed away at just two weeks old.

McGinity and Carazo said in a statement: “It is with our deepest sorrow that we send our baby girl Violet Eva Carazo to play with the angels. We were able to spend two weeks with our sweet baby girl and for that we are forever thankful.

“Please respect our privacy during this difficult time. Your thoughts and prayers are very much appreciated.”

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Violet was born seven weeks prematurely on March 6 measuring 15 inches and weighing 3 lbs, 15 oz.

McGinity and Carazo first announced their pregnancy in September 2019.

She wrote on Instagram: “I’m so excited that we are having a baby. What a big blessing. Good things come to those who wait.

“Our bundle of joy is coming April 2020.”

Christy McGinity Gibel with ex-husband Todd Gibel (Getty Images)

They announced their daughter’s arrival with an exclusive interview in People magazine.

The TV star - who has appeared on RuPaul’s Drag Race - is also a mother to daughter Autumn and son Trenton from her marriage to Todd Gibel. They split last year.

McGinity rose to fame on Lifetime reality show Little Women: LA, which follows the lives of women with dwarfism. She has been in the show since it began in 2014.