In a poignant revelation, Maria Gadea Aragues, daughter of the iconic Benidorm entertainer Sticky Vicky, has disclosed that the legendary performer passed away at the age of 80 due to heart failure. Maria shared with The Sun that her mother, whose real name is Victoria María Aragüés Gadea, breathed her last at 6 am today, which also marked Maria’s 42nd birthday, a day she will forever remember.
Sticky Vicky, renowned for her decades-long career as an illusionist and dancer, found fame in the Costa Blanca resort. Maria recounted the last 12 days of her mother’s life spent in Villajoyosa Hospital, where the family bid their final goodbyes. Maria was present during Sticky Vicky’s last moments, revealing that the entertainer passed away while her morphine bottle was being changed.
The family is set to cremate Sticky Vicky tomorrow, as Maria reflects on her 42nd birthday as a day overshadowed by the loss of her mother. Maria had previously shared the sad news on social media, expressing gratitude for the time spent by her mother’s side and acknowledging the broken heart she carries.
Sticky Vicky, born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, rose to fame in Benidorm during the 1980s, captivating audiences with her daring and X-rated performances. Fans worldwide have been expressing their grief, hailing her as a true entertainer and Benidorm legend.
The entertainer’s daughter, Maria, has embraced her mother’s legacy and continues to perform nightly in Benidorm, keeping alive the famous Sticky Vicky brand. The loss of Sticky Vicky has left a void in the entertainment scene of Benidorm, with fans remembering her as the star who put the city on the map with her unforgettable performances.