Kailia Posey Cause of Death

Kailia Posey, who garnered fame as a young child on TLC's reality show Toddlers & Tiaras, has died. She was 16.

Posey's mom confirmed the news in a Facebook post, sharing a photo of her daughter and asking for privacy.

I don't have any words or any thoughts. A beautiful baby girl is gone," she wrote.

Documenting the lives of families as they prepared for and trained their children to compete in beauty pageants,

Toddlers & Tiaras premiered in 2009 and ran until 2013. Posey appeared in multiple

episodes from 2011-2012, and almost instantly became a standout thanks to her natural talent.

She would later become even more famous for something that will live on the internet forever: an

expression that, over the years, has become immortalized as a popular reaction GIF on social media.