R.I.P. “B.A.P.S” and ‘Madea’ Actress, Natalie Desselle-Reid: Passes Away At 53
Natalie Desselle-Reid, an actress most recognised for her work in B.A.P.S from the 1990s, passed suddenly on December 7, 2020, at the young age of 53. She had been privately enduring a protracted colon cancer battle. She co-starred with Halle Berry as “Mickey”.
in the film B.A.P.S. (Black American Princesses), which is how many of us will remember her. She played Halle’s home girl in the movie, and with her wonderful wit and sassy demeanour, she dominated every scene she was in.She is also well-known for playing “Janie Egins” in the sitcom Eve, starring rapper Eve, and for playing “Tammy” in Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family. The following details were provided to TMZ by her family: On Monday morning,
the seasoned humorous actor passed away. She was diagnosed with colon cancer early this year, a family source told TMZ. She reportedly spent her final days in hospice care and passed away surrounded by family. It is with terribly sorrowful hearts.
that we announce the loss of our darling Natalie this morning, according to an official statement. She was a shining beacon in this dark place. A lady. A remarkable wife and mother. Natalie’s passing was first announced by actress Holly Robinson-Peete in an online memorial.
A homage posted online stated: Just completely destroyed by these developments. Natalie Desselle, an actress who was a brilliant star, died this morning. When my mother was in charge of her, I first met her. She sent prayers to her husband and kids,and she will be much missed. Peace Be With You, Sweet Girl. In addition to the parts she has already done, Natalie has also appeared in television series including For Your Love and Built to Last. Her other film roles included those in Set It Off,
How to Be a Player, Gas, and Divas. She also appeared in the TV adaptation of Cinderella with Brandy Norwood as the evil step-sister, Minerva. Leonard, Natalie’s husband, and their three adorable kids are left behind. Please accept all of our sincere condolences. I wish Natalie Desselle-Reid a peaceful rest.