Jas Waters, recognized for her work writing for TV exhibits resembling “This Is Us” and “Kidding,” has died.
Reps for Waters at Rain Administration Group confirmed her passing to Fox Information on Wednesday, explaining she died “within the last week” and that her explanation for demise is “not disclosed” at the moment. In keeping with a number of studies, Waters was in her late 30s.
A press release was additionally shared on Rain Administration’s Instagram profile.
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“It is with extremely heavy hearts that all of us at RMG mourn the life of our client and friend, Jas Waters,” the assertion stated. “Jas was a talented and gifted writer. She was an amazing person and a sweet soul who will be forever missed. Her voice is something that we greatly need at this time, and although she is no longer with us, her impact will be felt for countless years to come. Rest in peace, Jas.”
An official Twitter account for the writers of “This Is Us” additionally confirmed the information on Wednesday, sharing a statement as well as a photo of Waters.
“The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing,” learn the assertion. “In our time together, Jas left her mark on us and ALL over the show. She was a brilliant storyteller and a force of nature. We send our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. She was one of us. RIP @JasFly.”
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Waters’ most up-to-date credit score was as a narrative editor and author for “Kidding,” starring Jim Carrey, per IMDb.
She additionally contributed to the movie “What Men Want” and the tv collection “Hood Adjacent with James Davis” and “The Breaks” along with her work on the second season of “This Is Us.” As well as, Waters was a columnist for Vibe journal and had her personal leisure web site, in keeping with People magazine.
“This news took my breath away,” stated “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman on Twitter. “Jas was absolutely brilliant and had so many stories still to tell. She made an indelible mark on our show and my heart breaks for her loved ones. RIP @JasFly.”
Waters spoke to Shadow and Act in 2018, opening up about turning into a screenwriter.
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“I was raised in an old folks’ home. I never had a traditional life; I never had a safe, cookie-cutter, predictable, affirming life. From the moment I got here, the rules didn’t apply to me,” she stated. “If the basic rules of raising a kid didn’t apply to me, then nothing else really applies to me. So I just had to figure it out. There were several times in my life that I found to be very confining. But as I look back on it, it was very freeing.”