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Jett Kenny seeks the comfort of friends in Brisbane after the death of his sister Jaimi

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Lisa Curry and Grant Kenny’s son, Jett Kenny, has sought the comfort of friends after the death of his sister Jaimi on Monday.

Posting to Instagram Stories on Wednesday, the 26-year-old model shared footage of himself drinking cocktails and eating pizza with pals at a trendy Brisbane restaurant.

One photo shows Jett smiling as he sits behind a table overlooking the water, while joined by his friend Jamo Porter.

Comfort: Jett Kenny (left) sought the comfort of friends in Brisbane on Wednesday after the death of his sister Jaimi, as he headed out for cocktails and pizza

Comfort: Jett Kenny (left) sought the comfort of friends in Brisbane on Wednesday after the death of his sister Jaimi, as he headed out for cocktails and pizza

Also in attendance was Jamo’s partner, Karis Ramsay, who uploaded a photo of Jett and Jamo enjoying a lighthearted conversation. 

‘Happy anniversary,’ Karis wrote next to the image, suggesting that that the purpose of the outing was to celebrate her and Jamo’s relationship milestone. 

Sitting in front of Jett and his pal were plates of chips, a burger, several large pizzas and two cold beverages.

Tragedy: Jett is putting on a brave face as he mourns the loss of his sister Jaimi (right), who died at the age of 33 on Monday after secretly battling an eating disorder for years

Tragedy: Jett is putting on a brave face as he mourns the loss of his sister Jaimi (right), who died at the age of 33 on Monday after secretly battling an eating disorder for years

Sitting in front of Jett and his pal were plates of chips, a burger, several pizzas and two drinks

Sitting in front of Jett and his pal were plates of chips, a burger, several pizzas and two drinks

Jett dressed appropriately for the warm Queensland climate in a black T-shirt and grey baseball cap. 

Several hours earlier, the surf lifesaver had shared a mirror selfie to Instagram Stories while visiting a barbershop. 

‘New hair, who dis?’ he wrote alongside the photo.  

During the lunch, Jett shared pictures of a fruity-looking beverage and a nearby bridge

During the lunch, Jett shared pictures of a fruity-looking beverage and a nearby bridge

During the lunch, Jett shared pictures of a fruity-looking beverage and a nearby bridge 

On Wednesday evening, Jett hit the gym with a male pal named Jarrad. 

Once again posting to Instagram Stories, he shared a black-and-white video of Jarrad working out his core using a Torsonator device.

Jett is putting on a brave face as he mourns the loss of his sister Jaimi, who died at the age of 33 on Monday after secretly battling an eating disorder for years.

'New hair, who dis?' Hours earlier, he had shared a mirror selfie while visiting a barbershop

‘New hair, who dis?’ Hours earlier, he had shared a mirror selfie while visiting a barbershop

Paying tribute to Jaimi on Instagram on Tuesday, Jett shared a throwback photo of the pair posing for a selfie, alongside a heartbreaking caption. 

‘I may not have been the best brother to you all the time, I know you thought you weren’t being the big sister I needed all the time, but I do know we loved one another unconditionally all the time,’ he wrote.

‘I will love you forever. Rest In Peace my beautiful big sister, the world lost one of its treasures yesterday but heaven gained one. You will be dearly missed by all whose lives you touched.’  

Outing: On Wednesday evening, Jett hit the gym with a male pal named Jarrad

Outing: On Wednesday evening, Jett hit the gym with a male pal named Jarrad 

A number of celebrities responded to Jett’s post to share their condolences, including Grant Denyer, Erin Holland, Lincoln Lewis and Alicia Banit. 

The Curry-Kenny family confirmed Jaimi’s death on Monday afternoon.  

‘It is with a very heavy heart that Lisa and I confirm that our beautiful daughter Jaimi has lost her battle with a long-term illness and passed away peacefully in hospital this morning in the company of loving family,’ said Jaimi’s father, Grant.

Heartbreaking: Paying tribute to Jaimi on Instagram on Tuesday, Jett shared a throwback photo of the pair posing for a selfie, alongside a heartbreaking caption

Heartbreaking: Paying tribute to Jaimi on Instagram on Tuesday, Jett shared a throwback photo of the pair posing for a selfie, alongside a heartbreaking caption

‘Jaimi will forever be remembered as a caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself,’ he continued.

‘Our hearts are broken and the pain is immense but we must move forward cherishing every wonderful moment we got to share with our treasured first child.

‘We thank the incredible team at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital for their tireless commitment to making her better and giving us the extra time we were able to spend with her.

‘It goes without saying that this is a very difficult time for family and friends and we trust we will all be allowed to grieve in privacy.’

'I will love you forever. Rest In Peace my beautiful big sister, the world lost one of its treasures yesterday but heaven gained one,' he wrote

‘I will love you forever. Rest In Peace my beautiful big sister, the world lost one of its treasures yesterday but heaven gained one,’ he wrote

The family’s statement did not specify the exact nature of Jaimi’s illness.

However, Daily Mail Australia understands she had long battled an eating disorder, with her family supporting her through years of treatment at a private clinic.

For free and confidential support, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Butterfly Foundation for eating disorder concerns on 1800 ED HOPE 

Lisa Curry is pictured with her son Jett (left), surviving daughter Morgan (right) and her grandson Flynn

Lisa Curry is pictured with her son Jett (left), surviving daughter Morgan (right) and her grandson Flynn

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