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EXCLUSIVE: Niecy Nash’s Daughter Dia Will Play Young Desna On ‘Claws’, And The Casting Is SPOT ON

By / Published on Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 21:53 PM / No Comments / 688 views

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The newest face joining season 2 of "Claws" will have you like "Yessssss, perfection!" We’ve got the exclusive deets inside on who to expect to pop up on your screen this season to play young Desna.

When twinning with your mom pays off…

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Dia Nash, "Claws" star Niecy Nash’s youngest daughter, just went to her high school prom last year.  Now, she’s about to slay the small screen!

We’ve exclusively learned the gorgeous YBF Teen is set to play the young version of her mom’s character on the hit TNT drama this upcoming season (which kicks off tonight at 9p ET!).  Dia will star as teen Desna, who gives a glimpse of Desna during her troubled early years.

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We’re told the budding actress didn’t get any special favors and her mom ordered the director and producers to not take it easy on her.  She had to audition just like everyone else.  And chick killed it.  It also doesn’t hurt that she looks like Niecy looks spit her right out.

Just for how spot-on this casting is, peep the pics below. Dia has Niecy’s whole face, and she’s got hella personality, just like her mom.

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By the way, you’ll also see Sheryl Lee Ralph hit the screen in season 2!  She will play Matilde Ruval, the Haitian mother of Desna’s super sexy love interest Gregory Ruval (played by Jimmy Jean-Louis), a caring mother to her son with more going on than meets the eye.



Photos: Getty/TNT/Instagram

Thanks to: The Young, Black, and Fabulous®

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