Top 23 of 2023: Jacky-Oh’s Untimely Death Shakes The Entertainment World

Top 23 of 2023: Jacky-Oh’s Untimely Death Shakes The Entertainment World

Jacklyn Smith, also known as Jacky-Oh, the life partner of comedian DC Young Fly, tragically passed away at the age of 33 from complications related to cosmetic surgery. Coming in at No. 14 on SOHH’s Top 23 of 2023 countdown, Jacky’s sudden death adds her to the notable figures sadly lost in 2023. 

14. R.I.P. Jacky-Oh

The year 2023 has been marked by the loss of several prominent figures, and Jacky-Oh’s untimely death ranks at number 14 on this unfortunate list. 

The details surrounding Jacky-Oh’s surgery included that she underwent a “mommy makeover,” specifically a “gluteal augmentation procedure,” on May 30. However, post-surgery, she experienced severe headaches described as a burning sensation, which prompted her to seek medical assistance.

Recognizing the severity of the situation, she sought emergency medical assistance and was subsequently hospitalized.

Tragically, she passed away before midnight on May 31. It was then revealed that Jacky-Oh had been prescribed antibiotics, pain relievers, and medication to prevent nausea and vomiting following the surgery. 

DC Youngfly Mourns Jacky

Her toxicology report shows no evidence of illicit drugs, alcohol, or tobacco consumption. The death of the Wild ‘N’ Out star was determined to be accidental, resulting from complications arising from cosmetic surgery. Miami PD has confirmed that there will be no criminal investigation into her sudden demise.

DC Youngfly, popularly known for his comedic appearances on Wild ‘N Out, has been openly grieving the loss of his beloved partner. 

He expressed his gratitude for the outpouring of support received after her passing and shared his emotional journey during a tribute paid to Jacky-Oh at the 2023 BET Awards. The couple has three children together. 

Top 23 of 2023: No. 18 – R.I.P. Big Pokey

While 2023 has been marred by numerous losses, another notable event to highlight is Big Pokey‘s sudden passing, which was also a top highlight of the year. The Houston legend passed away due to the complications regarding his health.

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