Wendy Williams, the popular talk show host, lost her longtime hair stylist and friend, Antwon Jackson, in 2016. Jackson was the creative hand behind the many wigs of Wendy Williams and had won an Emmy award for his work on her show. He was also known as a “wigologist” and had worked with other celebrities such as Iman, Star Jones, and Christina Millian. He was 44 years old when he died.
The Circumstances of His Death
The exact cause of death of Antwon Jackson is unknown, but there are some rumors and speculations.However, none of these claims have been confirmed by his family or official sources.
The Reactions of His Loved Ones
Wendy Williams was devastated by the news of Jackson’s death and expressed her grief on social media. She wrote on Facebook: “It is with a heavy heart that I share with all of you the death of Antwon Jackson, my wigologist. He was an Emmy winning stylist and so much more. He was my friend. He had the biggest heart and was a pleasure to work with. I will forever be thankful for your friendship and love, Antwon. Thank you for the laughter you brought into my life and your sweet smile that always brightened my day.
She also dedicated a segment of her show to him and showed a montage of his work and their moments together. She said: “He was my friend. He was my brother. He was my son. He was everything. He was so full of life. He was so talented. He was so funny. He was so kind. He was so generous.
Jackson’s fiance, Dontay Savoy, also mourned his loss on Instagram. He posted a picture of them together and wrote: “I love you so much. I’m so hurt, I’m so lost. I don’t know what to do. I can’t believe you’re gone. You are my everything. You made me so happy. You were my soulmate. You were my best friend. You were my everything. I don’t know how to live without you. I don’t know how to breathe without you. I don’t know how to smile without you. I don’t know how to go on without you. I miss you so much. I love you so much. You are my angel. You are my hero. You are my king. You are my life. You are my Antwon.”
Jackson also left behind a 25-year-old son, DeAntwon Jackson, who posted a tribute to his father on Facebook. He wrote: “I love you dad. You were the best father anyone could ask for. You taught me so much. You inspired me so much. You supported me so much. You were always there for me. You were always proud of me. You were always happy for me. You were always loving me. You were always my dad. You were always my hero. You were always my Antwon.”
The Legacy of His Work
Antwon Jackson was a talented and respected hairstylist who made a name for himself in the industry. He was passionate about his craft and loved to create different looks and styles for his clients. He was especially known for his expertise in wigs and extensions. He had his own line of wigs called Antwon’s Couture Wigs, which he described as “high fashion, high quality, and high maintenance.”
He also shared his knowledge and skills with others through his website, YouTube channel, and social media platforms. He gave tips and tutorials on how to care for, style, and customize wigs and hairpieces. He also showcased his work and his personality through his posts and videos. He had a loyal fan base and a positive influence on many people who admired his work and his spirit.
Antwon Jackson was a beloved and influential figure in the world of hair and beauty. He will be remembered for his talent, his kindness, his humor, and his friendship. He will be missed by many, especially by Wendy Williams, who considered him more than just a hair stylist, but a family member.