Luxurious LifeStyle – ‘B.A.P.S.’ star Natalie Desselle Reid dies at 53
LOS ANGELES – Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry within the 1997 movie “B.A.P.S.” and on the sitcom “Eve,” has died. She was 53.
Reid’s dying on Monday was confirmed by Je’Caryous Johnson, the CEO of Je’Caryous Leisure, which was planning a stage adaption of “B.A.P.S.” A rep for the actor’s household stated she died after a battle with colon most cancers.
Within the movie “B.A.P.S,” Reid and Berry performed the roles of two waitresses at a Georgia meals diner who determine to fly to Los Angeles for a music video audition. The tandem ended up residing a luxurious way of life as “Black American Princesses” whereas caring for an aged Beverly Hills millionaire.
Johnson stated Reid was trying ahead to bringing her function as Mickey within the movie again to life. He stated everybody fell in love with Reid’s “undeniably witty, always giving and caring and hilariously show-stopping personality” throughout rehearsals earlier this yr.
“The world has truly lost one of its most angelic souls here on Earth,” Johnson stated in an announcement, noting the devoted method Reid took to her appearing. “There’ll by no means be one other lady like her who so effortlessly lit up the display screen, in addition to any room she walked into.”
Berry stated on Twitter that she was “in total shock. … completely heartbroken.”
Reid starred as Eve’s buddy Janie Egins over a three-season span on the UPN sitcom “Eve.” The actor additionally appeared in Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” F. Gary Grey’s “Set It Off” and Def Jam’s “How to Be a Player.”
Eve paid tribute to Reid on her social media saying “thanks on your mild and spirit.”
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