Titi Branch Co-Founder of Miss Jessie's Died

fraufrau Posts: 6,130Registered Users Curl Neophyte
I read on Facebook that she died of suicide. She was 45 years old.

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Branch, in partnership with her sister, Miko Branch, launched Miss Jessie's in 2004 with a mission to meet the needs of women with textured hair. To say they were successful is an understatement. The duo and their products quickly became fixtures in the natural hair community and helped propel the ever-growing natural hair movement. The line can be found in mega stores such as Target and Walmart and has more than 38k followers on Instagram.

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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,898Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    Get out!?!

  • juanabjuanab Posts: 4,037Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Sadly, it has been confirmed. My heart goes out to her family, especially her sister.

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  • GreatcurlsGreatcurls Posts: 1,784Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    This is so tragic! My condolences to the family. She will be missed.
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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,898Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    We go thru this anytime someone famous who we like or admire or whatever kills themselves...why...she had so much to live for...she could have gotten help...what about her family...other ppl are depressed but they don't kill themselves........yadda yadda

    Always so sad and so senseless and so frustrating.

    I was just crazy about them; I loved watching their tutorials and looking at their Before and After pics. :pale:

  • urbanmommyurbanmommy Posts: 155Registered Users
    I just found out. Literally cannot wrap my head around this. Or why we're just now finding out.

    Met them both at the Sweet Auburn Festival in Atlanta right after I had my son. They were so nice and gracious. Prayers to her survivors. :(
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  • CurlyCanadianCurlyCanadian Posts: 10,904Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Connoisseur
    So sad. I saw it on FB, but didn't realise it was suicide, just all that much sadder :(
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  • chupiechupie Posts: 5,280Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    That's exactly it. Sad and frustrating :(
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  • LotsawavesLotsawaves Posts: 9,777Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    We never know what someone else is going thru. May she rest in peace now.
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    Every person has a unique connection to the Creator that can never be extinguished, and every person has a great soul that can manifest important things in our world. To make a person feel less than they are because of something inside themselves, be it faith, race, or sexual orientation, is the greatest sin of all."
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 20,727Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Virtuoso
    That is very very sad.
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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,898Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    Possibly a bad relationship was partly to blame?
    :sad1:

    I'm so sick of hearing about women being mistreated by the men they love!!!

  • LotsawavesLotsawaves Posts: 9,777Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    I wonder if he got the money after her death.
    From Michael Berg:

    Every person has a unique connection to the Creator that can never be extinguished, and every person has a great soul that can manifest important things in our world. To make a person feel less than they are because of something inside themselves, be it faith, race, or sexual orientation, is the greatest sin of all."
  • gardencurlsgardencurls Posts: 573Registered Users
    Lotsawaves wrote: »
    I wonder if he got the money after her death.

    Michael Berg????

    Was she a Kabbalah Centre member?

    EDIT: - never mind...you mean the boyfriend. (duh) I'm so rattled by this apparently I lost the ability to read.
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  • gardencurlsgardencurls Posts: 573Registered Users
    This is awful.
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