Lil Bo Weep, born Winona Lisa Green, was a YouTube celebrity and artist who died last week aged 22.
Matthew Schofield, her father, wrote an emotional tribute to his daughter on Facebook. “This weekend, we lost the fight for my daughter’s life against depression, trauma, PTSD, and drug addiction that we have been fighting since we got her back from America through emergency repatriation DFAT but broken,” he wrote. “She fought hard against her demons as we all did a side by side next to her and picking up the broken pieces over and over again but she could not fight anymore and we lost her.”
Green’s final Instagram post was last week when she lamented the loss of her kid a year ago because of a miscarriage. In the video, the rising star appeared visibly distressed, and within the caption, she discussed how growing up with such an eating disorder impacted her fertility.
“I’ve been crying all day, so I’m sorry,” she said in the post. “But around this time last year, I lost my child, and I would like to do something in remembrance of her, preferably spread some flowers at a beach and spend the day just mourning.”
Schofield also included a few of her covers just at the bottom of her father’s tribute, which ended with him noting how pleased he was with her as well as the things she had accomplished.
“As her dad, I am proud of her beyond words as she is my hero, my daughter and my best friend that I love so so much. She is no longer hurting now with the universe wanting their angel back,” he said. “A big part of me is lost at the moment, but I ask respectfully that my close friends try not to ring me until I get some way through this.”
Lil Bo Weep Works
Lil Bo Weep, whose true name was Winona Lisa Green, started uploading songs on SoundCloud in 2015 under the moniker’monikers.’ She gained a large internet following because of songs like ‘Sorry,’ ‘not ok but it’s ok,’ and ‘CODEPENDENCY.’ Her most recent SoundCloud upload was a minute-and-a-half song called ‘PTSD.’