'Little Women' star Ms Minnie dies after hit-and-run crash

'Little Women' star Ms Minnie dies after hit-and-run crash

"As I’m writing this I’m in tears" - Ms Minnie's co-stars have paid an emotional tribute to her following news of her death. 

Minnie Ross
Ashley 'Ms Minnie' Ross/ Instagram

Fans of popular Lifetime show, 'Little Women: Atlanta', are mourning the death of one of its cast members. 

Ashley 'Ms Minnie' Ross died in hospital this week following a tragic hit-and-run car crash. 

Minnie, who gained fame on 'Little Women: Atlanta',  succumbed to her injuries on Monday, April 27. She was 34. 

According to reports, the reality star's car collided with another vehicle on Sunday. 

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"It is with profound sadness that we confirm on behalf of the family of Ashley Ross aka “Ms Minnie” of Little Women Atlanta has succumbed to injuries from a tragic hit and run car accident today at the age of 34. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time," a statement on Minnie's Instagram page read. 

'Little Women: Atlanta' debuted in 2016 and the show has gained a strong following in South Africa. 

Minnie was one of the main cast members. Season six it set to premiere sometime in 2020. 

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Minnie's cast mates, including her close friends Amanda and Andrea Salinas, paid tribute to her on Instagram.

"As I’m writing this I’m in tears I can’t believe it my Minnie !!!! Why did they take you away from us !!!! WHY!!!!! It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. I wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever.  

"I promise to keep you alive in my memories and be there for your mama @grneyes4life and aunt . You were more than our best friend you were our big sister and still is !!! I still can’t believe this man why man why!!!! , I love you so much !!!! My heart is broken. Rest In Peace my love," Amanda wrote.

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Co-star Miss Juicy Baby sent well wishes to Minnie's family. 

"This is too much... Prayers for Minnie's family!!!" she wrote on Instagram. 

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Prayers for Minnie's family!!! 🙏 🙏

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Minnie's boyfriend, music producer Slickbeatz, shared a sweet post in honour of her. 

"The moment I saw you,I just knew it. I realized that you are all that I have been searching for all my life. I love you today, I love you tomorrow and I will love you the same 10 years from now. Ima miss you baby girl #teamminnieforlife. Rip @msminnielwa Love of my life."

Here's a look at what other 'Little Women' cast members has to say.

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