Sunday, June 23, 2024

DC Young Fly to Host a Black Pop Culture ‘Celebrity Squares’ + Cause of Death of Girlfriend Jacky Oh Released | VIDEO

DC Young Fly
DC Young Fly (Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/Penske Media via Getty Images)

*Actor and comedian DC Young Fly is set to host the new trivia show “Celebrity Squares, to be launched by VH1 in October. The show focuses on Black pop culture trivia. It will run for 20 episodes.

The plot will have two contestants playing Tic-Tac-Toe together while banking cash and prizes in the process. Whoever ends up with more money in their account when the play ends will qualify for the bonus round, where $10,000 cash is up for grabs if they are lucky.

“This show offers a fresh interpretation of the iconic Hollywood Squares format, with a focus on celebrating Black pop culture,” said Tiffany Lea Williams, executive vice president of unscripted programming and development at BET. “With DC Young Fly’s laugh-out-loud humor, it promises to deliver a fun and exhilarating viewing experience.

Bryan Smiley, the chief content officer of Hartbeat Productions, added “DC Young Fly is an extraordinary comedian and we are thrilled to team up with him once again to lead this project.”

Some of the celebrity guests expected at the show include Kirk Franklin, Bresha Webb, Luenell, Taye Diggs, Babyface, Bobby Brown, and Tiffany Haddish, among others, reports

“Celebrity Squares” is a creation of VHI Jesse Collins Entertainment and Hartbeat Productions. The executive producers are Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, Madison Merritt, and Elaine Metaxas for Jesse Collins Entertainment, and Kevin Hart, Bryan Smiley, and Thai Randolph for Hartbeat. Tiffany Lea Williams, Angela Aguilera, Mimi Blanchard, and Raye Dowell serve as executives for BET, while Nile Evans comes in as the game show’s showrunner.

“We hope the audience enjoys watching this series as much as we enjoyed making it,” quipped Dionne Harmon, president of Jesse Collins Entertainment.

In related news, The cause of the death of DC Young Fly’s life partner, Jacky Oh, a cast member on MTV’s Wild ‘n Out who died in May, was released Friday.

Via the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s office, Page Six reports that Jacky Oh, whose real name was Jacklyn Marie Smith, died on May 31 from complications of cosmetic surgery

Jacky Oh & DC Young Fly - Getty
Jacky Oh & DC Young Fly – Getty

The manner of death was listed as an accident.

Smith had a “gluteal augmentation procedure” the day before her death, which included liposuction and having fat transferred to her buttocks, according to the autopsy report.

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