Media Take Out has some horrible news to report. Basketball Wives star Brooke Bailey’s daughter Kayla was killed this weekend in what is being described as a “horrific car crash.”
Kayla, who was a gorgeous aspiring model was just 26 years old.
Brooke has two other children, both sons, Shumecio (born in 1998), and her youngest (born in 2004).
Brooke confirmed Kayla’s passing on Instagram today, posting a touching memorial to her beautiful princess, Media take Out learned. She wrote, “Forever my baby, Pretty Black aka Kayla Nicole Bailey 💜🕊💔 This is not a goodbye. Mommy will see you soon 🙏🏾”
Brooke initially made a name for herself as an urban/hip hop model. She started out by appearing on the MTV show Punk’d and then featured in a commercial with the artist Snoop Dogg. She also appeared on stage with Busta Rhymes at the BET Awards in 2006.
Following her modeling gigs, she appeared on the reality TV show Candy Girls in 2009. The show was an unscripted glimpse into the life of women providing ‘eye candy’ at parties and photoshoots.
Her rumored liaison with NBA player Rashard Lewis got her a spot on the VH1 show Basketball Wives: LA, which mostly focused on the girlfriends of prominent NBA players in Los Angeles. She appeared on the show during its first two seasons.
Previously, she has owned a hair salon, as well as a franchisee of the food chain Phat and Juicy Burgers. She also founded the company My Life Cleanse.