Sad News: Natalie Desselle Reid has passed away due to colon cancer, according to a statement posted on her Instagram. The actress is remembered for her roles on television and film including B*A*P*S, Def Jam’s How to Be a Player, and Madea’s Big Happy Family.
Her family shared a message on her Instagram:
It is with extremely heavy hearts that we share the loss of our beautiful Natalie this morning from colon cancer. She was a bright light in this world. A queen. An extraordinary mother and wife.
Her diverse career touched so many and she will be loved forever. Naturally, we are grieving and processing this profound loss and we thank you in advance for respecting our privacy at this extremely difficult time.