Sad news in entertainment today. Actress and comedian Yvette Wilson has passed after a long battle with stage 4 cervical cancer. The star best known for her role as “Andell” on 90’s sitcom ‘Moesha’, died on Thursday confirms NewsOne.com. She was also featured on the ‘Moesha’ spinoff ‘The Parkers’ alongside Oscar winning actress Mo’Nique.
Wilson also suffered kidney failure as a result of her cancer diagnosis and was in need of donations toward her medical expenses. Unfortunately, help didn’t come soon enough. She was 48 years old.
Wilson caught her big break back in 1993 as a featured comedian on Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam and a role in the then television series ‘Thea’. She went on to garner featured roles in films such as ‘House Party 2’, ‘House Party 3’ and ‘Friday’.
May she rest in peace.