Sad news today out of Palm Beach County, FL — TMZ has reported that (in)famous TV “psychic” Miss Cleo (real name Youree Harris) has passed away at the age of 53 after losing a battle with cancer.
According to the report, Harris was recently hospitalized, and discharged to a hospice center.
Miss Cleo was originally diagnosed with colon cancer but a representative said it spread to her liver and lungs while Harris remained a “pillar of strength” during her illness. She died surrounded by family and friends.
Aside from her role as TV “psychic” in the late ’90s, Harris also voiced a character, Haitian leader Auntie Poulet in the Rockstar video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
–Shannon in the Morning/WCBS-FM