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Love story cut short: Wild N Out’s DC Young Fly mourns long time girlfriend

A wave of sorrow washes over Wild N Out enthusiasts as they grapple with the devastating loss of the vibrant and talented Ms Jacky Oh!, known to her loved ones as Jaclyn Smith.

Ms Jacky Oh tragically departed this world at the tender age of 32.

While the exact cause of her untimely demise remains shrouded in mystery, the city of Miami serves as the backdrop for this heartbreaking tale.

Ms Jacky Oh! wasn’t just a cherished member of the Wild ‘N Out family; she was also the long-time partner of renowned YouTuber-turned-Wild ‘N Out recurring member, DC Young Fly. Their extraordinary love story had enraptured fans worldwide, intensifying the anguish caused by this profound loss. Shortly before her ill-fated trip to Miami, she excitedly revealed her plans for a transformative “mommy makeover” to her loyal followers, as reflected in her now-deleted social media post.

In a poignant statement on social media, VH1 expressed their profound grief: “We are overcome with sorrow at the passing of Jacklyn Smith, affectionately known as Jacky Oh. Her impact as a gifted member of the Wild ‘N Out family will forever be cherished and sorely missed. Jacky Oh wasn’t only a beloved friend and colleague but also an exceptional mother to her three beautiful children.” The BET Media Group also extended their deepest condolences to the Smith family, DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon, and all those who held Jacky Oh dear.

Following her tenure on Wild ‘N Out, Ms Jacky Oh! ventured into the realm of entrepreneurship, launching her very own cosmetics line, the J Nova Collection. Her range featured enchanting lip gloss, exquisite lip liners, and captivating lashes, enchanting beauty enthusiasts far and wide. Moreover, she explored the vast world of real estate, showcasing her versatility and ambition.

The profound connection between Ms Jacky Oh! and DC Young Fly served as an inspiration to countless souls. Though they had not formalized their bond through marriage, their love thrived and flourished over the years. The arrival of their son, Prince, just last year, expanded their precious family. During an interview, Ms Jacky Oh! shared, “You know, if it’s not broken, don’t fix it. We’re content, we’re enjoying our youth, our little family, and our baby.” Their undeniable bond left an indelible imprint on all who bore witness to its brilliance.

In a cruel twist of fate, DC Young Fly received the shattering news of Ms Jacky Oh!’s passing while in the midst of filming new episodes of Wild ‘N Out, plunging him and the entire cast into a state of shock and profound sorrow.

Wild ‘N Out, a renowned American sketch comedy and battle rap improv game show, created and hosted by the multi-talented musician and comedian Nick Cannon, currently airs on VH1. Since its debut on July 28, 2005, on MTV, the show has garnered a global reputation, captivating audiences far and wide.

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