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Simone Battle

American actress and singer
Battle in September 2013.

Simone Sherise Battle (June 17, 1989 – September 5, 2014) was an American actress and singer. She was a finalist on The X Factor in 2011. She was best known for being a member of the pop girl group G.R.L. from 2013 until her death. She worked with Robin Antin and The Pussycat Dolls. She also acted in the television series Everybody Hates Chris and Zoey 101. She also appeared in the movie We the Party (2012).

Battle was born in Los Angeles, California. She was an actress before becoming a singer.

Battle died on September 5, 2014 at her home in West Hollywood, California, aged 25.[1][2] Her death was ruled a suicide by hanging.[3]


  1. "GRL's Simone Battle dead at 25: reports". September 6, 2014. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  2. "'X Factor' Star Dead -- Singer Simone Battle from 'G.R.L.' Dies at 25 ... From Apparent Suicide". TMZ. September 6, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  3. "The death of G.R.L. singer Simone Battle has been ruled a suicide". September 8, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014.

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