B*A*P*S and Eve Actress Natalie Desselle-Reid Passes Away At Age 53

B*A*P*S and Eve Actress Natalie Desselle-Reid Passes Away At Age 53

The entertainment industry mourns the death of actress Natalie Desselle-Reid, who, according to her Instagram account, passed away at the age of 53.

“This morning we share with an extremely heavy heart the loss of our beautiful Natalie to colon cancer. She was a bright light in this world. A queen. An extraordinary mother and wife.
Her varied career has touched so many and she will be loved forever. Of course, we grieve and process this profound loss and thank you in advance for respecting our privacy during this extremely difficult time. 🙏🏽💔 ”

The actress was best known for appearing in films such as B * A * P * S, Madeas Big Happy Family, and Cinderella, and she also had a recurring role on the television show Eve.

Dolores Robinson, the manager of Desselle-Reid, had also confirmed the sad news on Twitter.

Natalie Desselle, the beautiful talented actress, passed away this morning.
Natalie was a bright light. She was a great actress and comedian, but also a great mother and wife.
Send prayers to their families.
I’ve had the pleasure of managing her career.

– DoloresRobinson (@DoloresRobinson) November 7, 2020

Her industry friends have recognized her on social media.

Just absolutely decimated by this news …
Actress Natalie Desselle, a shining star, passed away this morning. I met her when my mother ran her.
She will be so missed … send prayers to her children and her husband.
Rest in peace sweet girl🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/BsyltHxKRG

– Holly Robinson Peete😷🥰 (@hollyrpeete) December 7, 2020

I am totally shocked … completely heartbroken. I need a minute #RIP @NatalieDesselle pic.twitter.com/Amt2k2ZYM7

– Halle Berry (@halleberry) December 7, 2020

I send my love and condolences to the Natalie Desselle family. I had the pleasure of working with her on Tyler Perry’s “Madea Big Happy Family” and sending my love sending ❤️ pic.twitter.com/9pLaVEEJzI

– Bow Wow (@smoss) December 7, 2020