Former ‘Wild ‘N Out’ star Jacky Oh, longtime partner to DC Young Fly, dies at 32
Jacky Oh, former “Wild ‘N Out” cast member and longtime partner to comedian DC Young Fly, has died. She was 32.
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Jacklyn Smith, known to the world as Jacky Oh, a talented ‘Wild ‘N Out’ family member whose impact will be forever treasured and missed,” the show’s official Instagram page shared in a statement Thursday from a BET Media Group spokesperson.
“Jacky Oh was a loving friend and beloved colleague of the ‘Wild ‘N Out’ cast throughout five seasons. More importantly, she was a tremendous mother to three beautiful children. The BET Media Group extends our sincere condolences to the Smith family, DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon, and all friends who loved and cared for Jacky Oh during this difficult time.”
DC Young Fly and his family thanked fans for their condolences. “We thank everyone for their well wishes and ask for privacy during this difficult time,” DC Young Fly said in a statement shared with USA TODAY by rep Tamra Goins.
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A cause of death was not disclosed.
Fans and friends offered their condolences in the comments of the post.
“Unbelievable. Such a sweet kind hearted and always warm person. Sending love to her, her family, her children, the whole wild n out family, and @dcyoungfly,” wrote Hollywood Unlocked CEO Jason Lee.
Jacky Oh and comedian-musician DC Young Fly shared three children, Nova, Nala and Prince. According to Jacky Oh’s Instagram page, she had a lip gloss line called J.nova Collection which features the MTV “Wild ‘N Out” girls and was also a realtor.
“Wild ‘N” Out” is a sketch comedy and rap battle improv series created and hosted by Cannon. It first aired on MTV in 2005. It is now in its 19th season and airs on VH1.
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