Delores Hughes, a star of the reality series Hollywood Hillbillies has passed away at the age of 76.
Delores Hughes died of heart failure at a hospital in her hometown of Grayson, Georgia on Nov. 9, manager David Weintraub told media outlet TMZ.
Who was Delores Hughes?
Delores Hughes manager, Weintraub told TMZ, ‘Mema was the greatest, most outspoken tell-it-like-it-is personalities the world had ever seen on TV. I know that she will still be bossing all of us around from heaven.’
Known as Mema on the series, which first aired in 2014, Delores Hughes became the unexpected breakout star of program.
Hughes’ other credits include appearances on Tosh.0 and The Playboy Morning Show.
Delores is survived by husband Paul Conlon, daughter Dee Dee Peters, and son John Cox.
The Hollywood Hillbillies reality show
The reality show followed YouTube star Michael Kittrell and Mema as they moved from small town Georgia to Hollywood. They brought along Kittrell’s aunt, Dee Dee Peters, her boyfriend Paul Conlon, and Kittrell’s uncle, John Cox.
Hollywood Hillbillies lasted for 23 episodes before being canceled.