Police are investigating the disappearance of fitness influencer Cashawn Ashley Sims, who goes by the nickname “Cookie,” according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Sims, 30, was last seen in Duarte, California, on September 8, according to police, who said her family is concerned for her wellbeing.
In a video recently posted on her YouTube channel, Sims announced she was pregnant.
Her sister, Ca’rynn Sims, posted to Instagram on Tuesday, asking her followers to be on the lookout for Sims.
“I never thought there’d come a day of me posting a missing flyer for my sister. We want her covered in prayers, God’s grace and to know that she is whole, well and alive,” Ca’rynn Sims wrote.
She said that Sims “abandoned her home, her dog and seemingly her phone which is unlike her.”
Sims’ other sister, Christol Sims, posted to Instagram saying that she’s “trying to make sure (Cashawn is) OK, and will exhaust every option.”
“Although my sister is a very independent person and enjoys her solitude, family close and distant have not been able to get in touch with her for too long and it is concerning,” Christol Sims wrote.
“As we’ve recently started living in separate places, I do not have day-to-day access to her.
“I’m trying to make sure she’s OK, and will exhaust every option.”
Sims has more than 215,000 followers on her main Instagram account, where she goes by the title ‘The Booty Doctor’ and promotes fitness and nutrition.
It also appears she is preparing to release a beauty line called ‘Beauty By Cashawn’.
Actor Keke Palmer also shared a now-deleted post about Sims on her Instagram.
“I can’t believe I’m making a post like this about Cashawn!!” Palmer wrote.
“I just want to get the word out there as all her family and friends and I are truly getting worried. It has been practically a month since any of us have seen her, we just want to know that she’s safe.”
In the days after Sims was last seen by friends or family, she shared two videos on her YouTube channel.
One was a workout routine, and in the second – which appears to have been filmed in late July but not uploaded until late September – she revealed she was pregnant.
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