Ayesha Faines, a journalist, writer, speaker, and founder of Women Love Power, passed away unexpectedly on Friday.
Ayesha Faines was 35 years old.
Faines was a frequent panelist on the digital millennial talk show, The Grapevine TV.
She was often seen by fans as an insightful and well-reasoned voice of the show, contributing well-reasoned remarks to specific conversations.
Faines received a degree from Yale University.
In 2008, she worked as a TV journalist for WJXT4 in Jacksonville, FL, and then for My9TV/FOX in New York City.
A freelancer, she contributed to several media outlets including MTV, Essence, Entertainment Tonight, Hot 97, Afropunk, and The Michael Baisden Radio Show.
She also founded the platform Women Love Power, which works to empower women.
Cause of Death
Faines reportedly passed away on Friday, July 2, but her cause of death was not made known to the public.
But WJXT, a television network where Faines used to work, reported that she died “unexpectedly”.
Heavy.com reported that she died in New Jersey — Faines reportedly lived in South Orange, New Jersey. “I can confirm that she did pass away in Essex County,” the woman who answered the phone at the Essex County Medical Examiner’s Office told Heavy.com, but she wouldn’t release the cause of death or any other details.
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