Actress Jaida Benjamin missing: Mental health and fitness crisis feared

Actress Jaida Benjamin, best regarded for participating in Kelly in Netflix’s “Family Reunion” and appearances on HBO’s “Insecure,” has been reported missing after previous getting noticed in the Los Angeles spot.

The 27-yr-old, who occasionally worked as Jaida-Iman Benjamin, was last spotted at the intersection of Tujunga Avenue and Ventura Boulevard in the Studio City area on Saturday, Feb. 19, according to a flyer by the Los Angeles Law enforcement Section.

Benjamin, who reportedly suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, is shown at 5-foot-3 and was seen carrying a purple crop top rated, pink jogging shorts and a pair of white sneakers.

Even though the North Carolina native’s beloved kinds have not been in a position to call her for 3 times, the LAPD does not suspect any foul engage in at this time.

The Charlotte native’s mom Jocinda Benjamin implored the general public for assist in a heartbreaking Instagram submit Monday.

“Never thought I’d at any time have to make this type of write-up,” the distraught mother or father wrote. “My child is missing be sure to assistance me locate her. I can’t breathe.” In the meantime, Benjamin’s aunt Jihan Jonhson Tweeted an LAPD flyer showcasing up to date descriptions of the missing actress.

The LAPD is urging everyone with details concerning Benjamin’s situation to get in touch with their Lacking Individuals Device at (213) 996-1800, or (877) 527-3247, though tippers who want to keep on being anonymous are urged to dial Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Before this month, Jocinda has posted a revealing concept on Instagram detailing Jaida’s intention to choose a crack from showbiz.

“In light of the the latest tragic information of various suicides, combined with our own psychological well being fears, Jaida and I have made a decision to just take a substantially essential hiatus from the amusement industry,” the self-described “momager” posted on Feb. 2. “We actually take pleasure in everyone’s appreciate & help in excess of the a long time and request for prayers and good thoughts for the duration of this tough time.”

Earlier this month, Jocinda has posted a revealing message on Instagram detailing Jaida's intention to take a break from showbiz.
On Feb. 2, Jaida’s mother, Jocinda, posted a information on Instagram detailing their intention to “take a hiatus from the leisure business.”

In the meantime, the entertainer’s data given that been shared by loved ones members as effectively as a number of celebrities, including “The Serious Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams, “Walking Dead” actor Vincent M. Ward, rapper MC Lyte, and “Vampire Diaries” star Kendrick Sampson.

“‘Yooo if you’re in Los Angeles and you see this young woman remember to phone the number.. Jaida has performed my daughter and Ive worked with her a quantity of instances.” wrote Ward, 51. “California mates and family members, Please SHARE! Take note: She’s Bipolar + SchizophrenicSczephrenic [sic]… Thank you.”

Sampson, 33, who also appeared on “Insecure” with Benjamin, additional that the actress “has had a challenging a journey with mental health as properly so let us keep that in head as we prioritize and wrap our assets around our men and women. If you know any one in the area who can help you should achieve out to the call information in the post.”

Along with her role in "Family Reunion," Benjamin has made cameos in "Justin & Ally,"Southland,"Criminal Minds" "The Fosters," "Insecure," and many other TV series. The thespian also starred in the 2021 flick "Christmas With My Ex."
Along with her job in “Family Reunion,” Benjamin has made cameos in “Austin & Ally,” “Southland,” Felony Minds,” “The Fosters,” “Insecure” and a lot of other Television set sequence. The thespian also starred in the 2021 flick “Christmas With My Ex.”

The LAPD is urging any person with details with regards to Benjamin’s situation to speak to their Lacking Folks Unit at (213) 996-1800, or (877) 527-3247, though tipsters who want to keep on being anonymous are urged to dial Criminal offense Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Together with her function in “Family Reunion,” Benjamin has built cameos in “Austin & Ally,” “Southland,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Fosters” and many other Television collection. The mounting expertise most just lately starred in the 2021 flick “Christmas With My Ex” and has a thriller, “Devilreaux,” in submit-generation, in accordance to her IMDB profile.

Jaida Benjamin with Trevor Jackson in an episode of "Austin & Ally."
Jaida Benjamin with Trevor Jackson in a 2012 episode of “Austin & Ally.”
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