DC Young Fly is devastated by the unexpected death of his partner, Jacky Oh, who was only 32 years old. The former Wild ‘N Out star, whose real name is John Whitfield, along with his family, released a statement expressing their gratitude for the well wishes they have received and requesting privacy during this challenging period. Jacky Oh, whose real name is Jacklyn Smith, was introduced to Odell Beckham Jr. through his partner Lauren Wood, and Beckham Jr. shared a heartfelt statement from Jacky Oh’s family on his Instagram Story, announcing her passing and asking for privacy to process this tragic loss.
Beckham Jr. also took to Twitter to pay tribute, reminding everyone of the fragility of life and urging them to cherish their loved ones. Jacky Oh, known for documenting her trip to Belize with Wood on her YouTube channel, received tributes from other NFL players as well. Keenan Allen, a wide receiver for the Chargers, honored her memory on Instagram, emphasizing her impact on his life and expressing his condolences to her children and DC Young Fly.
BET Media Group confirmed Jacky Oh’s passing in a statement to PEOPLE, highlighting her role as a beloved member of the Wild ‘N Out cast and a devoted mother of three. The media group extended their condolences to the Smith family, DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon, and all those close to Jacky Oh during this difficult time.
The cause of Jacky Oh’s death, which occurred in Miami, has not been publicly disclosed according to TMZ, who initially reported the news. DC Young Fly received the tragic news while filming new episodes of Wild ‘N Out in Atlanta. He and Jacky Oh first crossed paths in 2015 on the show, where she served as one of the Wild ‘N Out girls. Over the years, they welcomed three children together named Nova, Nala, and Prince.
After leaving Wild ‘N Out, Jacky Oh ventured into entrepreneurship, launching her own lip gloss line and working in real estate. On Mother’s Day, she shared a heartfelt message on Instagram, expressing her deep love for being a mother and her gratitude for the blessing of her children.