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'Moesha' Star Yvette Wilson Dead At 48!

R.I.P.

By Alicia Adejobi on Friday 15th June 2012 Photo by Twitter

Yvette Wilson, former star of hit comedy show Moesha, has died at the age of 48 after losing her battle with cervical cancer.

The actress, who played the role of Andell Wilkerson in The Parkers, lost her battle with Stage Four cervical cancer on Thursday. Her former co-star Shar Jackson revealed on Twitter that Yvette's condition was worsening, writing: "Everyone plz send prayer and light to my sister and best friend Yvette Wilson. I need my prayer soldiers right."

However, when Yvette eventually passed away, she added: "F**k 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."

According to GlobalGrind, Yvette was struggling to pay the mounting medical bills and was also in need of a kidney transplant.

In addition to Moesha, Yvette was best known for her roles in Poetic Justice alongside Janet Jackson and Tupac and Friday.

R.I.P.

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