Actress Lisa Robin Kelly has passed away, she was 43 years old.
Her manager Craig Wycoff said. “I spoke to her on Monday and she was hopeful and confident, looking forward to putting this part of her life behind her. Last night she lost the battle.”
Kelly played Laurie Forman on the show for five years from 1998 to 2003.
After she left the show Kelly struggled with substance abuse and scraps with the law.
In 2010, Kelly pled guilty to misdemeanour drunk driving, earning her a night in jail and a year of unsupervised probation. In March 2012, Kelly was arrested on a count of spousal abuse, though charges were later dropped. In November of the same year, Kelly and her husband Gilliam were both arrested for assault. In June of this year, the actress was arrested again on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Last week she voluntarily checked into a rehab facility in California. Last night she died in her sleep. The cause of death is still unknown.
Another case of an entertainment figure leaving too soon.
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