Teen named honorary CoverGirl on â??The Ellen Degeneres Showâ?? dies at 13
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:46:31 GMT — A 13-year-old girl with cancer, who has been featured on the "The Ellen Degeneres Show," died on Tuesday, according to her official Facebook page. Talia Castellano found out she was named an honorary CoverGirl on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" last year. (Click here to see her CoverGirl portrait.)The Orlando teen was diagnosed with cancer when she was 7, according to the â??Todayâ?? show, and "built a strong Internet following through her video makeup reviews and tutorials." She continued making the videos even when the cancer spread to her bone marrow.Talia's story went viral and was the most "Liked" story on the "Today" showâ??s website in 2012.In response to Taliaâ??s death on Tuesday, Ellen Degeneres said in a Tweet, "This year I met a very special girl, and today we lost her. Sending my heart to Talia's family. I'm so sad."CoverGirl said in a tweet Tuesday, "Talia Castellano was the meaning of a true COVERGIRL. Please join me in sending love and honoring her memory."
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