The entertainment world in Brazil mourned the loss of emerging actress and model Isis Freitas, who passed away at just 22 years old on November 12, 2023. Freitas, who had a promising future in show business, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition due to complications from tuberculosis. Despite medical efforts, the disease took her life.
A Rising Star Gone Too Soon
Although at the start of her career, Freitas had already made a name for herself in theater productions and TV commercials in her native Brazil. Her agency, LMA Producoes, confirmed the tragic news of her death on social media:
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our actress and colleague Isis Freitas. On behalf of the entire LMA team, we extend our deepest condolences to her friends and family. We stand in solidarity during this irreparable loss.”
She was laid to rest on November 13 at Sao Francisco Xavier Cemetery in Rio de Janeiro. The cause of death was not officially released, but Brazilian media reports tuberculosis as the likely culprit.
A Popular Model Turned Budding Actress
Freitas first gained popularity modeling for several cosmetic brands in Brazil. Her striking beauty and charisma earned her a dedicated following online, amassing over 6,000 Instagram followers.
Her successful modeling career paved the way for her burgeoning acting ambitions. She landed roles in theater productions and TV commercials and was on the verge of her big break – a part in an upcoming Globo novela production.
An Outpouring of Grief from Colleagues
The entertainment community mourned the shocking loss of a talented young woman. Larissa Manoela, Lucas Neto, Matheus Dias, and other Brazilian stars paid tribute on social media.
Manoela said she was “still in shock” over Freitas’ untimely passing at such a young age. “A very sweet, talented, and caring girl. Rest in peace, Isis!” she wrote.
Matheus Dias spoke of Freitas’ warm spirit that lit up any room she entered. “Your beautiful smile and laugh brought joy. Your sweet voice was a delight. I always praised you because I knew how great you were,” he penned.
The emotional outpouring showed how beloved Freitas was and how many looked forward to watching her talents shine. Her passing leaves a void in the Brazilian entertainment world and the hearts of all who knew her.