OMG! This “227” ACTRESS Has Kids w/An ICONIC White ACTOR,U Gotta See Who!
Remember the tall, beautiful actress/former model, Toukie Smith? She played “Eva,” the neighbor with the high pitched voice on “227.” Well it’s been a few decades since most of us have last seen Toukie and little did many know, she has two adult children (twins to be exact) from her years-long relationship with one of the most iconic White actors in Hollywood…and Laaaaawd, wait until you see who he is…
TOUKIE & ROBERT DE NIRO LOST 1ST BABY TO MISCARRIAGE
Within three consecutive years from 1986, 1987, and 1988, Toukie lost three of the most important people in her life- her mother to liver cirrhosis; her brother/popular multi-millionaire fashion designer, Willi Smith to AIDS; and she and Robert De Niro's first child together from a miscarriage- in that order. After Toukie's brother (pictured above with Toukie) died of AIDS, she and De Niro were 100% dedicated to using their popularity to raise money and awareness about the disease, but that's also when she miscarried their child:
Via People Magazine, 1989: In June 1988, while making a panel for the national AIDS quilt in her brother's memory, Smith suffered her miscarriage. "I was under a lot of stress from my mother's and Willi's deaths," says Toukie. "I realized though, there's a time and a place for everything, and this was God's way of telling me that this was neither the time nor the place to have a child."Thankfully Toukie and Robert were later blessed with their twin sons whom they love more than life itself.
After the early 90s, Toukie shied away from the limelight. After fame, she opened restaurants in New York, NY called Toukie's Restaurant and she also had a catering delivery service called Toukie's Sweets (which she'd started in the late 80s).
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