plusmodelmagazine:

It is with great sadness that we confirm the reports of Joanne Borgella ‘s passing. Joanne is a former Plus Model Magazine cover model, designer, singer/song writer, American Idol contestant and winner of the first Mo’Niques Fat Chance. Joanne fought a long battle with cancer with a smile on her face and joy in her heart. She was a true advocate for women and will be missed dearly. Rest in peace angel.

plusmodelmagazine:

It is with great sadness that we confirm the reports of Joanne Borgella ‘s passing. Joanne is a former Plus Model Magazine cover model, designer, singer/song writer, American Idol contestant and winner of the first Mo’Niques Fat Chance. Joanne fought a long battle with cancer with a smile on her face and joy in her heart. She was a true advocate for women and will be missed dearly. Rest in peace angel.