Dolores Hughes, the beloved grandmother of the Hollywood Helpers aka Mima, has died at the age of 76
Dolores Hughes of the reality TV show Hollywood Hillbillies passed away at the age of 76 on Wednesday.
Known as Mema on the series, which first aired in 2014, Hughes became the show’s unexpected star.
TMZHer manager David Weintraub, who broke the news of her death, said her manager David Weintraub confirmed that she had died of a heart attack at a hospital in Grayson, Georgia.
Rest in Peace: Hollywood Hillbillies’ Dolores Hughes passed away on Wednesday
The Hollywood Hillbillies became famous on the cable network Reelz when it aired for three seasons.
It was inspired by Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie’s The Simple Life, and the 1960s series The Beverly Hillbillies.
The mother appeared on the TV show with her family, including her YouTube star’s grandson Michael Kittrell30.
Led by Weintraub and singer/actor Ray J, the family followed cameras as they moved from Georgia to Los Angeles.
Star: Known as Mema on the series, which first aired in 2014, Hughes became the show’s unexpected star.
The show ran for three seasons and was eventually canceled, with the last episode airing in June 2015.
Weintraub told TMZ, “Mema was the greatest character the world has ever seen on TV. I know she will still rule us all from heaven.
In addition to her grandson, Mima is survived by husband Paul Conlon, daughter Dee Dee Peters, and son John Cox.
Confirmation: The newspaper said its manager, David Weintraub, confirmed that she died of heart failure at a hospital in Grayson, Georgia at the age of 76.