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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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