The entertainment industry mourns the untimely demise of Ms Jacky Oh!, the renowned television sensation formerly associated with the hit show ‘Wild ‘N Out.’
Born Jacklyn Smith, she passed away at the age of 32, as confirmed by an announcement on the official Instagram page of the show.
In a heartfelt statement, a representative from the BET Media Group expressed profound grief over the loss of Jacklyn Smith, widely known as Jacky Oh, emphasizing her significant contributions as a cherished member of the ‘Wild ‘N Out’ family.
“Jacky Oh will always be remembered and deeply missed for her immense talent and profound impact on all of us,” the spokesperson conveyed. “Not only was she a beloved colleague to the cast during her five-season tenure, but she also shared genuine friendship and displayed an exceptional devotion as a loving mother to her three beautiful children.”
The BET Media Group extended their sincere condolences to the grieving Smith family, as well as to DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon, and all others who held Jacky Oh close to their hearts during this challenging period, concluding the post with a message of support and compassion.
TMZ initially reported Jacky Oh’s passing, citing undisclosed sources.
According to their report, the former television personality tragically met her demise in Miami under circumstances yet to be determined.
The outlet also referred to a now-deleted Instagram post, revealing that Jacky Oh had been in Miami to undergo a transformative procedure referred to as a “mommy makeover.”
Before her untimely departure, Jacky Oh had been romantically involved with DC Young Fly, with the couple first crossing paths in 2015, coinciding with DC Young Fly’s inaugural appearance on ‘Wild ‘N Out,’ where Jacky Oh was already a prominent cast member, TMZ confirmed.
While Jacky Oh had moved on from the show, pursuing a career in real estate and recently launching her own line of lip gloss, DC Young Fly found himself filming ‘Wild ‘N Out’ in Atlanta when he received the devastating news of her passing, according to sources acquainted with the matter.
Together, Jacky Oh and DC Young Fly were proud parents to three children, namely Nova, Nala, and Prince. Their love and dedication to their family were evident in Jacky Oh’s final Instagram post on May 19, where she shared a heartwarming video of her children peacefully sleeping.
The entertainment industry and fans alike will forever remember Ms Jacky Oh! as a vibrant and talented personality whose absence leaves an indelible void. Her legacy as a devoted mother, a respected colleague, and an accomplished individual will continue to inspire many as they mourn her passing. May she rest in peace.