Stacey Dash is paying tribute to fallen rapper DMX — greater than a 12 months after his premature demise.
The “Clueless” and “Renaissance Man” actor apparently discovered of the legendary rapper’s April 2021 demise this week and acquired emotional about his destiny ensuing from a cocaine-induced coronary heart assault.
Dash, who was been candid about her previous tablet habit, shared a video of herself Tuesday on TikTok and Instagram by which she appeared in tears over the year-old improvement.
“I was strolling through #tiktok and found a #DMX song that has saved me many times,” the 55-year-old wrote within the clip’s caption. “Suddenly it says #RIP i know I am late, i did not know he passed away, he #OD I am heartbroken – he was such a great guy.”
“I’m ashamed,” she added whereas weeping within the video, which was set to Kim Hitt’s music “You Don’t Know.” “I didn’t know. I didn’t know DMX died. I didn’t know… from a cocaine overdose.”
“I am, today, six years and one month clean and it breaks my heart,” she continued. “It breaks my heart that he lost to it. He lost. He lost to that demon of addiction. Please, please don’t lose.”
The previous Fox Information contributor later clarified (within the TikTok video’s feedback part) that she missed information of the “Ruff Ryder’s Anthem” rapper’s demise as a result of she doesn’t “watch television or learn the information. So…🥺”
Reactions to her reaction were mixed. Instagram and TikTok users didn’t hold back with their comments, with some wondering if Dash was being earnest or if she was really that … clueless.
“Girl!! Ma’am please delete this,” commented one Instagram user.
“Is this the trailer for Clueless 2,” commented a TikTok creator.
“you are the gift that keeps on giving, fr,” wrote a different user.
“Why is this so funny,” asked another.
“How she not know?? is she that ‘Clueless’ or out of touch with The Black Community?? I’m bugged out though, how come she looks like a Woman named ‘Karen’? ” wrote TikTok creator 3rdegreeofficial, including a video that quipped “had she been watching BET she would’ve recognized.”
Others weren’t as ruthless and a few appeared genuinely compassionate, significantly regarding the habit angle.
“Yes babe he was so encouraging with the words….a gift,” mentioned one other Instagram person.
“So sorry you didn’t know. Yes he was special creative soul… too young to lose,” added one other.
“It’s wrong for anyone to presume you knew. Congratulations on your sobriety,” wrote a TikTok person.
Dash isn’t any stranger to the Nineties rap and R&B music scene. Whereas she didn’t seem in any of DMX’s music movies, Dash was in a number of others from the period, together with Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross’ “The Best Things in Life are Free” from the soundtrack of her 1992 movie “Mo’ Money” and “Emotional” by Carl Thomas in 2000. She additionally appeared within the “Kanye West: College Dropout — Video Anthology” in 2005 and Marques Houston’s “Favorite Girl” in 2007.