Actress Mia Amber Davis dies aged 36
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Davis was more than 6 feet (1.8 metres) tall and weighed over 300 pounds (136.1 kilogrammes). She was having the surgery after a prolonged basketball injury from her college days. The model returned to the hospital after feeling dizzy and later died there.
Michael Yard, Davis' husband, was in New York at the time of her death. He spoke to , saying "I want to know what happened to my wife."
Davis was also the editor of. Magazine editor Madeline Jones commented on Davis' death in a blog post, writing "Mia was a super model and industry leader because it was her love for the women she represented that kept pushing her when the industry itself did not embrace her. Anyone else would have given up, but Mia remained steadfast in her career, knowing that she was not just doing it for her own benefit, but for women of all ages."
Davis is best remembered for her appearance in Road Trip. She played a heavyset woman named Rhonda who seduces a geek played by.
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