Mya-Lecia Naylor was looking forward to being YouTuber after GCSEs in last interview before death

Mya-Lecia had 7,000 subscribers on YouTube (Picture: YouTube)

Mya-Lecia Naylor spoke about her plans for the future in her last interview before she died.

The CBBC star, best known for her roles in Millie Inbetween and Almost Never, died aged 16 on 7 April, with her death confirmed by CBBC on 17 April.

And just days before her passing, her final interview was published, in which she spoke of her excitement about getting back into vlogging after her GCSEs.

Mya-Lecia started her YouTube channel two years ago and has nearly 7,000 subscribers.

She told Tresa Magazine: ‘It’s hard at the moment since I’ve got my GCSEs in about two months, but as soon as that’s over I really want to get back into the habit of posting on YouTube weekly and really engaging in that.’

Mya-Lecia’s final video was uploaded two months ago and was a behind the scenes account of the filming for CBBC’s Almost Never, with the fictional band Girls Here First going on tour.

In the six minute video, Mya-Lecia showed fans around the ‘band’s’ tour bus with her co-stars, and urged her subscribers to watch Almost Never.

The teenager is currently starring on the new series as singer Mya, and she told Tresa that she had plenty more projects in the works for after her exams.

Mya-Lecia said: ‘I have been filming a few things here and there but everything’s a bit hush hush at the moment so I can’t really speak about it yet but be on the lookout because there’s going to be some amazing projects out real soon!’

Mya-Lecia’s management has wiped her Instagram ‘to show respect for her privacy’; however, her YouTube channel remains in tact.

The CBBC confirmed Mya-Lecia’s shock passing on 7 April in a statement reading: ‘We are so sorry to have to tell you that Mya-Lecia, who you will know from Millie Inbetween and Almost Never, has very sadly died.

Mya-Lecia has died aged just 16 (Picture: CBBC)

‘Mya-Lecia was a much loved part of the BBC Children’s family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer. We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends.

‘We know this news is very upsetting, and it may help to share how you are feeling with friends or a trusted adult. If you are struggling and there is no one you feel you can talk to about it, you can call @Childline_official on 0800 11 11.⁣You can also find an online condolence book on the CBBC website.’

While Croydon Coroner’s Court has confirmed the cause of death is still being investigated, a neighbour of the Naylor family claimed that Mya-Lecia’s father Martin Naylor told him the teen had ‘collapsed’.

Nana Boateng told Mail Online: ‘He told me that Mya had collapsed. He was about to break down when he added: “We’ve lost our baby”.

‘I feel so sorry for them. She was such a young, happy and beautiful girl with everything to live for.’

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