La La Anthony is talking about this week’s bombshell episode of “Power”, where her character Lakeisha dies.
The actress took to social media writing, “SPOILER ALERT‼️Last night was so emotional for me. This was hard to watch😢I want to thank @50cent & @courtneyakemp for giving me the chance to bring LAKEISHA GRANT to life. I’m forever grateful to the two of them for believing in me. @naturi4real you are an amazing talent and an amazing friend. Im so glad we took this ride together❤️ @josephsikora4 I thank you everyday for the work we did. You are phenomenal!”
Anthony continued, “That final scene, when you walked in and dropped to your knees...WOW. You pushed me to grow as an actor & a person. I was honored to be your KEISHA. I’m going to miss working with you so much😢 @omarihardwickofficial & the the rest of the POWER cast and crew my love for all of you runs deep. We are a family🙏🏽and finally to the fans of Power. I love all of you so much❤️Thank you for taking this ride every season with us. You have made Power a show people will never forget.”
She told fans, “Thanks for riding with Lakeisha. Whether you loved her or hated her...I appreciate you so much. Love really makes you do crazy things🤪‼️From the bottom of my heart Thank you. Thank you. Thank you ❤️❤️RIP LAKEISHA GRANT... I love you❤️ @power_starz #powertv #lakeishagrant”
Anthony played Lakeisha “Tasha” Grant on the Showtime series. She has starred on the show since season one. Anthony played best friends to Naturi Naughton’s character Tasha St. Patrick. Her character was also a love interest for Joseph Sikora’s character Tommy Egan.
Naughton wrote following the finale, “Tonight’s episode was hard to watch! @lala you have been so amazing to work with and I’ll never forget our journey as #BFFs on this show! ❤️ Lakeisha’s role may have ended on #PowerTV, but you and I will Always Be Friends! I’m so proud of you girl! Watching you grow and seeing you shine has been a true joy! Love u ❤️ #LakeishaAndTasha4life #icried #DayOnes 🙌🏾 #RIPLakeisha”