Nightclub management told TooFab Monday morning that they are still not sure if it was a real body, or a very realistic-looking mannequin; either way — they say they were not made aware of the tribute.
"Our deepest condolences to Goonew's family, friends, and fans," the club said in a statement. "Bliss was contacted by a local funeral home to rent out our venue for Goonew's home-going celebration. Bliss was never made aware of what would transpire."
"We sincerely apologize to all those who may be upset or offended. Please keep Goonew's family and friends in your prayers at this difficult time."
Footage from inside the event shows the "body", fully-dressed and propped up on stage, overlooking the hundreds of revelers packed into the club: