•   
  •   
  •   

EntertainmentActress Geneviève Waïte, Former Wife of Musician John Phillips, Dead at 71

07:10  21 may  2019
07:10  21 may  2019 Source:   people.com

'Roseanne' star Michael Fishman and wife of 20 years divorcing

'Roseanne' star Michael Fishman and wife of 20 years divorcing The divorce filing comes a few months after the duo separated.

Geneviève Waïte (13 February 1948 – 18 May 2019) was a South African actress , singer and model.[3] Her best known acting role was the title character in the 1968 film Joanna.[4] As a model, she was " Actress Geneviève Waïte , Former Wife of Musician John Phillips , Dead at 71 ".

Geneviève Waïte , the actress , singer and former model who was married to the Mamas & the Papas musician John Phillips , is dead . She was 71 . In a statement exclusively obtained by PEOPLE, her daughter Bijou Phillips confirmed the singer’s passing on Saturday. “Our beautiful Mother Geneviève

Actress Geneviève Waïte, Former Wife of Musician John Phillips, Dead at 71 © Ethan Miller/Getty Images Genevieve Waite and Bijou Phillips

Geneviève Waïte, the actress, singer and former model who was married to the Mamas & the Papas musician John Phillips, is dead. She was 71.

In a statement exclusively obtained by PEOPLE, her daughter Bijou Phillips confirmed the singer’s passing on Saturday.

“Our beautiful Mother Geneviève Waïte Phillips, passed away in her sleep,” Bijou wrote. “She was a beautiful [a] soul, and born from another planet. Her ideas, her songs, her voice, and her heartbeat to a beautiful African rhythm no one else had and I am so thankful she was able to share it.”

She continued, “She was a light, a fairy, and a gift of a creature. The lyrics she wrote on her album were timeless and smart. Her mind was poetry and wit, her sense of humor was quick and dry. She was like a child in a way, who was too smart for her own good.”

Toni Braxton's Niece Lauren Braxton Dead at 24

Toni Braxton's Niece Lauren Braxton Dead at 24 Toni Braxton's niece, Lauren Braxton, has died.

Geneviève Waïte , an actress and mother of two children with Mamas & the Papas musician John Phillips , has died. She was 71 . Waite starred in 1968’s Joanna, Move in 1970 and Just a Kiss in 2002. She also worked on her 1974 album Romance Is on the Rise with Phillips , who produced it.

Geneviève Waïte , an actress , singer and songwriter and the mother of actress Bijou Phillips , died in her sleep Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 71 . A native of Cape Town, South Africa, Waïte starred as the title character opposite Calvin Lockhart and Donald Sutherland in the London-set racial drama

Actress Geneviève Waïte, Former Wife of Musician John Phillips, Dead at 71 © Provided by TIME Inc. Geneviève Waïte | Ron Galella/WireImage

Waïte married Phillips in January 1972. They had two children together, Bijou, 39, and son Tamerlane Philipps.

“My father and mother had a magical, wonderful, heartbreaking life together but they created a masterpiece of music (Romance is on the Rise) and I’m so honored to be their child,” she continued. “My mother’s role in Joanna was groundbreaking for racial divides… My mother was a gift and I will miss her every day. In everything I cook, and in everything I sing, and in everything I do without her wise guidance.”

She added, “My brothers and sisters are all grieving. It’s nice thinking she is with our Dad, dancing around heaven… 2/13/1948 – 5/18/2019 Survived by Children Tamerlane Phillips, Bijou Phillips and stepchildren Jeffrey Phillips, Mackenzie Phillips and Chynna Phillips.”

Halt and Catch Fire Actress Lisa Sheridan's Cause of Death Released

Halt and Catch Fire Actress Lisa Sheridan's Cause of Death Released Lisa Sheridan Dead: Actress' Cause of Death Revealed

@TVMCCA: RT @HighSierraMan: Genevieve Waite , who made the '60s scene with John Phillips and Mick Jagger, dies - Los Angeles Times - 1 year ago. @thedeadoness: Geneviève Waïte Dies: Actress , Singer And Former Model Was 71 - - 1 year ago.

Geneviève Waïte (February 13, 1948 – May 18, 2019) was a South African actress , singer and model.[1] She was known for her roles as the lead character in Joanna (1978) and as The Girl in Move (1970). ↑ Actress Geneviève Waïte , Former Wife of Musician John Phillips , Dead at 71 .

Actress Geneviève Waïte, Former Wife of Musician John Phillips, Dead at 71 © Provided by TIME Inc. John Phillips, Geneviève Waïte and Mick Jagger | Sal Traina/Penske Media/REX/Shutterstock

Waïte was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and began her career as a model before transitioning into acting and singing. She starred in films such as 1968’s Joanna, Move in 1970 and Just a Kiss in 2002.

She worked on her 1974 album Romance Is on the Rise with Phillips, who produced it.

Also see: Stars we've lost in 2019 (via Photo Services)

Read more

U.S. Base in Iraq Hit By Rockets as New Photos Released Claiming to Show Iran Behind Gulf Attacks.
The Iraqi military's official Security Media Cell reported Monday that "a short time ago, three Katyusha rockets fell on Camp Taji," an Iraqi base where U.S. troops are stationed.

usr: 3
This is interesting!