News / Top Stories

Moesha Actress Yvette Wilson Dead At 48 From Cancer

 
 

Yvette Wilson, who is best know for her role in the 1990s sitcom Moesha, is dead at age 48 after a battle with cervical cancer.

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that Wilson was battling stage 4 cervical cancer and is also in need of a kidney transplant. She was asking for donations to pay her mounting medical bills as her health deteriorate rapidly.

Earlier today her Moesha co-star Shar Jackson shared her grief on Twitter and thus confirming her passing.

“Everyone plz send prayer and light to my sister and best friend Yvette Wilson. I need my prayer soldiers right,” Shar tweeted.

“F*ck Cancer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh God. My heart is soooo unbelievably broken. I wanna thank all my tweeties for their prayers but God has chosen to take my sister Yvette home,” Shar added on Twitter.

Wilson, who is a San Jose State University graduate, was a regular on Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam in the early 1990s. She got her break on TV in 1993 with her role in ABC’s sitcom Thea, before getting a major role in the mid 1990s hit sitcom Moesha, starring Brandy Norwood.

Yvette Wilson is also featured in the films House Party 2, House Party 3 and Friday.

R.I.P Yvette Wilson

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=723390394 Claire Anderson

    I hate CANCER.. this is sad.. May she RIP.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000211438285 Umekia ‘Sherrill’ Robinson

    praying for the family and friends.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000442386687 Chelsea Prince

    why cancer, oh R.I.P.

  • terry

    Rest in peace Ms.Wilson.and ladies please get yearly checkup.Lol

  • Divajez

    May her soul rest in peace. And people God did not take her, we are in the dispensation of Grace, God is not killing people.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1593680371 Karen Patterson

    REST IN PEACE EVETTE!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1136604259 Traci O’Neal

    RIP Yvette!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1136604259 Traci O’Neal

    RIP Yvette!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002174953804 Linda Randle

    such a sad, sad loss. R.I.P. Yvette

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002174953804 Linda Randle

    such a sad, sad loss. R.I.P. Yvette

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002174953804 Linda Randle

    such a sad, sad loss. R.I.P. Yvette