She appeared in the pilot, but when Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, a regular from the original, opted to return, Atkins's character was written out.
Essence disclosed her split with Jaime stating that she is entering the dating world and is in the process of divorce with the football player.
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She began her career appearing on television sitcoms before regular role on the short lived first african american prime time drama under one roof cbs 1995.
She has played in both movies as well as television shows.