The Little Women star, affectionately known as ‘Ms Minnie’ (real name Ashley Ross) has tragically passed away. Her management team released a statement on her Instagram account notifying her fans of her passing away:
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. Please direct all media requests to:
Publicist for Ms Minnie
Ms. Minnie’s publicist explained that the car Ms. Minnie was in collided with another car on Old National Highway in Atlanta, GA on Sunday evening around 11 pm. And Ms. Minnie succumbed to the injuries she received as a result of that collision on Monday evening around 10:30 pm at Grady Memorial Hospital.
There have been outpourings of love and grief by those that knew here on social media. Amanda, one of ‘Tiny Twins’ shared a 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 @msminnielwa
#teamminnie #prayforhermamaplease #myminnie #bestfriends #sisters #realfriends #heartbroken“
Andrea of the “Tiny Twins’ also shared her emotions in an Instagram post:
Miss Juicy, her co-star, has also shared her initial reaction.
Tonya Banks, star of Little Women: LA, also shared her condolences, writing:
Ashley ‘Ms Minnie’ Ross is survived by her mother Tammy Jackson, her aunt Veronica Deloney, her uncle John Deloney and her grandmother Rose Deloney.
Rest in Heaven, Ashley.