‘Little Women: Atlanta’ Will Feature a Special Tribute to Ashley ‘Minnie’ Ross When It Returns in 2021

by Jeremy Spirogis
Andrea, Minnie, and Ashley

Little Women: Atlanta returns with new episodes in January 2021. But season 6 will kick off on a somber word because the solid honors Ashley “Minnie” Ross, who died following a automotive crash in April 2020. 

‘Little Women: Atlanta’ premieres Jan. 22 

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The new season of Little Women: Atlanta premieres Jan. 22, 2021, on Lifetime. The 2-hour particular begins off on a excessive word, as Shirline “Ms. Juicy” King Pearson; Minnie; the Tiny Twinz Amanda and Andrea Salinas; Abira Greene; and Tiffany “Monie” Cashette all come collectively to pursue their desires in Atlanta’s hip hop scene. They’ll face well being points, profession adjustments, and relationship struggles whereas additionally coping with dwelling in a world that caters to average-sized individuals. 

But issues take a tragic flip for the women when they’re confronted with the sudden lack of Minnie, who was killed in a automotive accident at age 34. During the kickoff particular, they’ll pay tribute to their late friend. They’ll additionally cope with the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and become involved within the Black Lives Matter protests that swept the U.S. following the homicide of George Floyd in Minneapolis. 

The ‘Little Women: Atlanta’ solid reacts to Minnie’s dying 

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In a super-tease for the brand new season, it’s clear that Minnie’s sudden dying has hit the opposite members of the Little Women: Atlanta solid onerous.

“Have you thought about how it’s going to be without Minnie now?” Monie asks Juicy. The pair then hug one another as they cry. 

“Our friendship meant a lot to me because we started in the fire, but we walked through it together,” says Abira. 

Minnie died on April 26. Initially, the accident she was concerned in was believed to be a success and run, however authorities later decided that she had misplaced management of her automotive, inflicting her to swerve into the oncoming lane of visitors and crash head-on into one other automobile, E! News reported. 

Minnie’s buddies nonetheless can’t consider she’s gone

Andrea, Minnie, and Ashley
Andrea Salina, Ashley “Minnie” Ross and Amanda Salina of Little Women: Atlanta | Scott Gries

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Since Minnie’s dying, most of the solid members have been mourning her on social media. In October, Amanda shared a photograph of herself visiting her friend’s grave on Instagram, together with the caption “I still can’t believe it Minnie! We miss you so much…” 

“God knows why He made you leave so many good memories behind but I believe this so that we can have something to always remember you are gone,” Amanda’s sister Andrea wrote on her Instagram. “It isn’t the same now that you are no longer here ugh ! We miss you and wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY in HEAVEN MY LOVE !!!” 

Little Women: Atlanta premieres Friday, Jan. 22 at 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime. New 90-minute episodes air each Friday at 9 p.m., adopted by a brand new 30-minute aftershow, Little Women: Atlanta: Unfiltered hosted by Loni Love. 

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