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Former Bad Girls Club star Demitra "Mimi" Roche passed away on Wednesday at age 34. Her death was announced by her former colleague and record producer Vince Valholla, founder of Valholla Entertainment.

Roche worked at Valholla Entertainment as vice president of A&R at the independent record label.

"I'm at a loss for words. Don't know what to say," Valholla wrote on Twitter. "Mimi was kind to everyone she came across. She was big dreamer & was part of our Valholla family. I'm heartbroken by the news of her passing. I'm thankful I got to know & work w/her."

Roche, who recently celebrated her 34th birthday, starred in Bad Girls Club season 8, which aired on Oxygen Network in 2012. Roche was known as "Miami Maverick" on the show.

The series centered around a group of women who lived in a mansion for three months.

Roche's death comes nearly 2 weeks after the unexpected death of YouTube star Nicole Thea, 24, who died of a massive heart attack while 8 months pregnant. Her unborn son, named Reign, did not survive.

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Th UK-based dancer and accessories designer died in her home, hours after telling her boyfriend, dancer Global Boga, she was experiencing chest and back pains.

Thea was best known for documenting her first pregnancy in YouTube videos.
 

Thea's mother shared the news with her daughter's 182,000 followers on Instagram.

"To all Nicole's friends and supporters it is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and [her partner] Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning," she wrote.

"As a family we ask that you give us privacy because our hearts are truly broken and we are struggling to cope with what has happened. Thank you her mum RIP My beautiful baby girl Nicnac and my grandson Reign, I will miss you for the rest of my life until we meet again in eternal heaven."

Thea pre-scheduled YouTube videos that her family posted because they believe she would have wanted her fans to view them.
 

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Conchata Ferrell, the actress who played Charlie Sheen's quick-witted housekeeper on "Two and a Half Men" -- is in a long-term care facility after suffering a heart attack.

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Conchata's husband, Arnie, tells TMZ, the actress -- best known for her role as Berta -- was recently transferred to a long-term care facility following more than 4 weeks in ICU.

The 77-year-old actress was admitted into the ICU in May after falling ill with an infection in December/January.

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The actress, who once tipped the scales at 300 pounds, was not diagnosed with coronavirus.

Conchata suffered a cardiac arrest and renal failure while in ICU, according to her husband. She was transferred to a treatment center Arnie describes as a respiratory unit where she is on a respirator and dialysis.

Her condition is stable and she is "somewhat aware of her surroundings, but can't talk or communicate," according to Arnie.

Arnie tells TMZ he speaks with Conchata's nurse daily but he can't visit her due to COVID-19.

"It's going to be a while before there's any recovery," Arnie said. "It's all neurological. There's nothing we can do to speed up the process. We are hoping for the best."

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Rapper French Montana was recently hospitalized with intense nausea, abdominal pain and an elevated heart rate - common warning signs of a heart attack. It is estimated that a heart attack occurs in the U.S. every 40 seconds.

Some patients report heart attacks without any signs or symptoms (S/S). But warning signs are most likely missed because the patient doesn't associate his symptoms with a heart attack.

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Knowing the warning signs of a heart attack can save your life

A heart attack feels different for men and women.

Men may describe crushing pain or pressure in the chest area, left arm pain or tingling and shortness of breath.

Women may describe feeling slight discomfort in the chest, upper back pain, nausea and vomiting or jaw pain that feels like a toothache.

Warning Signs of Heart Attack in men

  • crushing chest pain or pressure in chest
  • back pain that radiates up to neck
  • jaw pain that feels like a toothache
  • pain in left arm or both arms or shoulders
  • nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
  • cold sweat
  • lightheadedness or dizziness
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    Warning Signs of Heart Attack in Women

  • slight to moderate discomfort in chest
  • upper back pain
  • neck and jaw pain
  • shortness of breath that comes on suddenly
  • lightheaded or dizziness
  • jaw, neck or back pain
  • burning or tingling in left arm or both arms or shoulders
  • nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain
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    Heart attack treatment works best when started immediately after symptoms are felt. Paramedics arrive with equipment and drugs ready to begin heart attack treatment. If you believe you are experiencing a heart attack, it's safer to call 911 rather than attempt to drive yourself to the emergency room.

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    More Info On the Web

    What Does a Heart Attack Feel Like? | Healthline.com

    Heart Attack | Nih.gov

    Heart Attack Warning Signs | Heart.org
     

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