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"Moesha" Star Yvette Wilson

Dead at 48

6/15/2012 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0615_Yvette_Wilson_gettyYvette Wilson, one of the stars of "Moesha" ... died at the age of 48 yesterday after battling cervical cancer, TMZ has confirmed.

Wilson, played Moesha's friend Andell Wilkerson through 5 seasons of the hit show -- and she played the same role in the spinoff "The Parkers." 

Wilson's cancer was Stage 4 when she passed away.

Her "Moesha" co-star Shar Jackson 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."

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Jay W.     

Too young... RIP Yvette

759 days ago
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DopeLikeCoke    

"got out the car looking more like Freddie Jackson"...she was hilarious in Friday. RIP

759 days ago
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Bridget    

Wow the second cast member from Moesha to pass away to my knowledge. She was really funny. Gone way to soon.

RIP Yvette aka Andell.

759 days ago
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Tigers Wood    

Get the HPV vaccine shots women.

759 days ago
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Durelle    

This is very, very sad. Yet, I don't understand how anyone can die of cervical cancer in 2012. This is why women get pap smears every year. If this is one of those fluky things that happened within a year, then I apologize.

759 days ago
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Vanessa    

RIP Yvette

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Celeb Gossip Addict    

So sad. God bless her family. Those of us who have lost a loved one to cancer truly understand Shar's words. You never know you could feel such hatred toward a disease until it happens.

759 days ago
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BostonLaw    

I read she needed twenty-five thousand for medical bills. Fans gave about 60% of the money. I can't believe all the celebrities that claim to care a couldn't help. They buy bentley's and million dollar homes but can't help a friend. Can't wait to read all the tweets from these celebrities.

759 days ago
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Delaware D    

sad. :(

759 days ago
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LunarJunk    

RIP

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haskel420    

rip shes funny

759 days ago
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Lynda Jones-owings    

"RIP" Andell as I knew her. My prayers go out to the family...... Gone to soon!!!!

759 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

I don't memba them.

759 days ago
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Carrie    

I am very saddened by this news. I hope we find a cure for this monstrous disease. RIP sis!!

759 days ago
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palermo    

I always liked her as an actress. RIP

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