Actress Natalie Desselle-Reid passes away

The actress starred in several Black films and television shows, including ‘B.A.P.S.’ and “Eve.”
Natalie Desselle-Reid, the actress famous for her role as Mickey in the 1997 film B.A.P.S., has passed away at 53 years old.
Fellow actress Holly Robinson Peete broke the news on Monday (Dec. 7). “Just absolutely decimated by this news…Actress Natalie Desselle, a bright shining star passed away this morning,” she tweeted. “I got to know her when my mom was managing her. She will be so missed…sending out prayers to her children and husband. Rest In Peace, Sweet Girl.”
The actress’ cause of death has not yet been disclosed.
Over the years, Desselle-Reid acted in several Black films, including B.A.P.S., Def Jam’s How to Be a Player and Brandy’s version of Cinderella. She also graced the small screen, making appearances in “Built to Last,” “For Your Love,” and the UPN series, “Eve.”
Sending our prayers and condolences to Desselle-Reid’s family and friends during this tough time.

LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 19: Actress Natalie Desselle-Reid arrives at a screening of Lionsgate Films’ “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family” at the Cinerama Dome Theater on April 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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