Sad News: Elliot Yamin’s mother dies

Claudette Yamin, mother of singer Elliott, dies at 65

Mrs. Yamin died last night. She was 65. The cause of her death was not released. She had been hospitalized during the weekend at a local hospital. Elliott Yamin, 29, became a national celebrity during his 2006 run on the TV show “American Idol,” where he placed third. During the competition, his mother became known to “Idol”-watchers and Richmonders for her fiery spirit.

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  1. Sad news. I still remember thinking she was his GRANDmother the first few times I saw her — definitely not the healthiest looking woman. Elliott is in my thoughts.

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