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Brandy Confirms ‘Moesha’ Reboot Is In The Works [VIDEO]

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2019 BMI President’s Award Recipient, Brandy attends The 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center on August 29, 2019 in Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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*It’s been 18 years since “Moesha” rocked the airwaves and there have been endless rumors that a reboot, with nothing confirmed—until now.

Singer Brandy has announced that a series reboot is in the works!

“Moesha” aired on the UPN from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001. The series starred Brandy Norwood and Sheryl Lee Ralph, who portrayed Moesha’s stepmother Dee Mitchell.

Brandy was a guest at Ralph’s recent DIVA Foundation event where she announced the exciting news about the show. Joined onstage by Sheryl and William Allen Young who played Moesha’s father, Frank Mitchell, in the series, Lee asked Brandy, “We would like to know, would you like to do a ‘Moesha’ reboot?”

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Brandy replied, “Yeah! Absolutely,” before adding, “I’m here to solidify that we’re gonna bring Moesha back.” Both Sheryl and William seemed just as surprised as the audience by the news. “There you go. You heard it right here,” Lee stated. “You will have a ‘Moesha’ reboot.”

The series also starred Marcus T. Paulk, Lamont Bentley, Yvette Wilson, Shar Jackson, Ray J, and Countess Vaughn. Bentley died in a car crash 14 years ago, and Wilson succumbed to cervical cancer in 2012.

Watch a clip of Brandy’s revelation below:

Earlier this year, Brandy spoke about the iconic series to Essence, stating that “So many women tell me, ‘I never saw myself on television before Moesha.’ Moesha made brown-skinned people feel like they could do anything.” “So many women tell me, ‘I never saw myself on television before Moesha,’” she says. “Moesha made brown-skinned people feel like they could do anything.”

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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