Little Women: Atlanta Star Ashley “Minnie” Ross, 34, died after a hit on April 26, 2020. Her management team confirmed the sad news on the reality star’s Instagram account. According to his publicist (via People ), Ross was “seriously injured when the car he was in collided with another vehicle near the Old National Hwy in Atlanta around 11 pm” Ross was rushed to a hospital, where he died the next day for his injuries. According to Newsweek , the driver of the vehicle that hit Ross’s car fled the scene.
Before diving into the reality show industry, Ross was a stylist. In a 2014 interview with MadameNoire , he admitted that he agreed to do the Lifetime show because he hoped to show people “the everyday struggle that little people go through in life.” She added: «When do people say that the fight is real? It is real. We went through hell and back.
Let’s take a closer look at the untold truth of Minnie’s influential life.
Ashley ‘Minnie’ Ross reinvented herself
Ashley “Minnie” Ross was a Tennessee native and rose to fame in 2016, when she joined the Little Woman franchise. Fans soon fell in love with his charming and positive personality.
Although Ross never married or had children, he revealed in 2019 that he was dating Atlanta-based music producer Slickbeatz, according to People . “I am in love with this boy every day,” she shared on Instagram. “… loving him a little.”
Her romance with Slickbeatz was a joyous change from the relationship drama that previously played out on the show. According to MadameNoire Ross promoted a “false relationship and not one but two false pregnancies with rapper Pastor Troy” on the show. He finally spoke the truth and apologized on the show. “It feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders,” he said after his confession. “This is the first step in building a new Minnie.”
Ashley ‘Minnie’ Ross ‘wore her heart on her sleeve’
Ashley “Minnie” Ross’ tragic death has reverberated among her friends, family and Little Women: Atlanta co-stars Cast member Andrea Salinas shared an emotional tribute to her friend on Instagram: “As I’m writing this, I’m crying, no! I can believe it, my Minnie! !!!!! It always seems like we have all the time in the world, just to realize how fleeting it really is, “she captioned several photos with Ross. “I wish we had more time to do and say the things we save for later, which together with you are gone forever …”, he added. I promise to stay alive in my memories and be there for your mom and aunt. You were more than our best friend, you were our older sister … »
A representative of the reality show released a statement about the impact Ross had on those who knew her (via People ): “She was the most beautiful, kind, generous and generous human being ever seen. She was adored by the cast and crew because she always had her heart on her sleeve. There is nothing you would not do for your loved ones.