March 21, 2016 by Marcia Graham
It is unknown what her cause of death was at this time. Tripp's body was found early Sunday morning
Over the weekend, famous impersonator Mini Kim Kardashian, legally known as Kimberly Tripp, was discovered dead in her Las Vegas apartment, a rep for Beacher's Madhouse confirmed.
Kimberly Tripp, also known as Las Vegas' "Mini Kim Kardashian", passed away on Sunday evening and the real Kim Kardashian-West took to Twitter to pay tribute to her mini-me.
Kimberly Tripp was a regular performer at Vegas hot spot Beachers Madhouse, based at swanky hotel and casino the MGM Grand, where she played a miniature version of every one's favourite reality star.
She was found dead outside her home in Las Vegas by her boyfriend Ricky Sells Jr, who starred alongside her in the shows as Mini Kanye West .
Jeff Beacher, the founder of the performance theatre told a weekly that it was a sad day because the Beacher's Madhouse family had lost an original member of the group. Kim tweeted. "Rest in peace handsome soul".
"She was our shining star".
We send our condolences to Tripp's friends, family members and loved ones. Kim you will be forever missed and loved by all.
News of Tripp's death broke Sunday evening.
Tripp's cause of death has yet to be determined. They made headlines when they recreated the birth of Kim and Kanye's daughter North West, and staged a fake wedding in honor of Kardashian and West's real one.
Tripp had planned on returning to Hollywood when Beacher's Madhouse reopens at The Roosevelt in June.