According to the press release, the beginning of the two-hour premiere starts off with Ms. Juicy, Minnie, the Tiny Twinz Amanda & Andrea, Abira and the return of Monie, coming back together in ATL to pursue their dreams. Together, the ladies dive into fun, drama, and competiton as they battle life, health, career, and relationship struggles.
In the trailer, things take a sad turn when the ladies deal with the sudden loss their friend and co-star, Minnie.
“Have you thought about how it’s going to be without Minnie now? Monie asks Ms. Juicy before hugging her as they cry together. At the tribute, Abira says, “Our friendship meant a lot to me because we started in the fire, but we walked through it together.”
The trailer also highlights the ladies dealing with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the Black Lives Matter protests, and of course the drama within their own lives and each other.
Watch the trailer below!
Minnie died on April 26, 2020, after succumbing to injuries from a head-on car collision. According to authorities, the 34-year-old was driving when she lost control of her car, causing her to swerve into oncoming traffic, where she crashed into another vehicle.
The Lifetime Twitter account posted a tribute to Minnie after learning of her passing.
“Lifetime and the Little Women Family are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of the sudden passing of Ashley Ross, our beloved “Ms. Minnie.” Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends. Ms. Minnie was an amazing talent and a special part of Little Women Atl…”
Little Women: Atlanta returns Friday, Jan. 22, at 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime.