From a young age, Adalia Rose Williams captivated her followers with beauty and fashion tutorials, skits and adorable interactions with her family on her YouTube channel. During an interview with the New Zealand Herald in 2018, Williams’ mother, Natalia Pallante, spoke about the impact Williams fans have had on her amid struggles to come to terms with her health and appearance. “She’s so exuberant and every day is something new with her, so it’s always exciting,” Pallante told the New Zealand Herald. “Adalia completely changed my life, it’s not like I was hateful but I wasn’t kind to myself. I wasn’t grateful. I didn’t realize what life was until she was born. Her followers all speak well of her. the time. … They have constant comments about how inspiring she is and how she doesn’t let anything stop her and they’re right. She loves it these comments.
Among the thousands of fans paying tribute to the social media star was fashion designer Michael Costello, who designed two bespoke dresses for Williams ahead of her 13th birthday in 2019. “Despite the cards she was treated to , she had the most positive attitude and such big dreams to help everyone around her,” Costello captioned an Instagram post paying tribute to Williams. “I love you so much Adalia…Words cannot express how much you have changed my life. I will miss you dearly, my friend, and I promise to cherish all the wonderful memories we had together.”