Miss Cleo, TV Psychic, Dies at 53

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Miss Cleo

The self-described shaman rose to fame when she appeared as a Jamaican spokeswoman for a pay-per-call psyhcic service with the catchphrase, "Call me now!"

Miss Cleo, the TV psychic who rose to fame in the late 1990s, has died, her publicist told TMZ. She was 53.

A rep for the self-proclaimed shaman told TMZ that she died Tuesday in Palm Beach County, Fla., following a battle with cancer.

Born Youree Dell Harris, the Los Angeles native worked as a spokeswoman for pay-per-call psychic service Psychic Readers Network from 1997 to 2003 under the name Cleo, appearing on television infomercials while reading tarot cards with a Jamaican accent to callers. She was best known for her "Call me now!" catchphrase.

Miss Cleo also lent her voice to the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in 2002 and in the early 2000s worked for TV music network Fuse. She also appeared in numerous used car commercials in Florida.

Throughout her career, the self-described psychic referred to herself by numerous names, including LaShawnda Williams, Corvette Mama, Elenore St. Julian, Ree Perris, Youree Cleomili and Youree Perris, among others.

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