“My cousin just died, Vaneza [Ines Vazquez], and I’m coming up on the six-year anniversary of my grandmother’s passing,” the Luke Cage actress, 38, said while talking regrets — and working to make sure she doesn’t have any — during an interview with AOL Build on Wednesday. “From 75 to 26 — you just don’t know when your time is. I just don’t want to be in any kind of position where I’m looking back [and] going, ‘Ah, I should’ve, could’ve, would’ve, didn’t, damn!’”
On May 11, Dawson, who has a 14-year-old adopted daughter, found her cousin unresponsive, according to TMZ. Paramedics tried to resuscitate Vazquez, who worked for Rosario, but were unsuccessful.
It is thought Vazquez, who suffered from hypertension and migraines, died of natural causes. (She didn’t have substance abuse issues.) A toxicology report is pending.
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