Ja'Net DuBois Appeared to Be in Good Health as She Attended Event with 'Good Times' Costars Weeks before Her Death
Ja'Net DuBois' sudden death shocked friends, fans, and family alike as just a couple of weeks prior, she appeared to be happy and in good health as she attended an event with her "Good Times" co-stars.
The death of "Good Times" star Ja'Net DuBois continues to surprise many, as just a couple of weeks before her sudden death, she appeared to be in good spirits and in good health while attending an event with her "Good Times" co-stars.
Ja'Net simply died of natural causes, and the family decided that there would be no autopsy.
HER LAST PUBLIC EVENT
During the February 1 event that happened at the Los Angeles Marriott at the Burbank Airport, Ja'Net and her co-stars Jimmie Walker, BernNadette Stanis, Johnny Brown, and Ralph Carter showed up together for a scheduled meet and greet with their fans.
At the time, Ja'Net seemed perfectly fine and healthy, even smiling for pictures and signing autographs with the rest of the crew.
HER SHOCKING SUDDEN DEATH
Unfortunately, two weeks later, she was found dead in her Glendale, California home, at 74-years-old, where her family reveals she died in her sleep unexpectedly. However, what's peculiar is that she had no known illnesses that she was battling prior to her sudden passing.
While people wondered if there was foul play that occurred, law enforcement officers revealed to TMZ that Ja'Net simply died of natural causes, and the family decided that there would be no autopsy despite the nature of her death.
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I am so very saddened to hear my longtime friend Ja’Net DuBois has passed away. I saw first hand how she broke stereotypes and changed the landscape for Black women in entertainment. I’m grateful in recent years I had a chance to see her and create more lasting memories. I pray for comfort for all her family and friends. Thank you Ja’Net, I’ll miss you. 🖤
REMEMBERING HER BEST ROLES
Ja'Net was most known for her role on "Good Times," and for singing and composing "Movin' On Up," which became the theme song of the hit sitcom "The Jeffersons." Years later, she won two Emmy Awards for her voiceover work on the "PJs," which was an Eddie Murphy project.
She is survived by three children, and many of her co-stars such as Janet Jackson, John Amos, BernNadette Stanis, and executive producer Norman Lear have all shared heartfelt tributes to honor DuBois.
Rest In Peace, Ja'Net DuBois.