Sad news today as word is traveling that actress Natalie Desselle-Reid has passed away at the age of 53.
According to TMZ, the prolific actor known for roles in “Eve,” ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family’ and ‘B*A*P*S’ has died after a battle with cancer.
The veteran comedic actor passed away Monday morning. A family member tells TMZ she died of colon cancer after having been diagnosed earlier this year. We’re told she was in hospice care in her final days, and was surrounded by family when she went.
An official statement reads, “It is with extremely heavy hearts that we share the loss of our beautiful Natalie this morning. She was a bright light in this world. A queen. An extraordinary mother and wife.”
Actress Holly Robinson Peete shared the news via social media earlier today, writing … “Just absolutely decimated by this news… Actress Natalie Desselle, a bright shining star passed away this morning. I got to know her when my mom was managing her. She will be so missed…sending out prayers to her children and husband.” She added, “???? Rest In Peace, Sweet Girl??”