Olivia Wise, Olivia Wise, the 16-year-old whose cover of Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ went viral, tragically died from her battle with brain cancer.
Her roar has been tragically silenced.
The Toronto girl that braved brain cancer with an unshakable spirit and an angelic voice passed away on Monday, according to reports.
Olivia Wise – who recorded a video singing a cover of the Katy Perry ballad “Roar” that went viral – died Monday after a difficult battle with the disease.
“She died peacefully in her home surrounded by the extraordinary love of her family,” according to a family statement sent to CNN.
Wise’s stirring rendition of the hit song prompted Perry to record her own response back to the courageous teenager in October.