Garcelle Beauvais is best known for her role as Francesca “Fancy” Monroe on the television sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show, which ran from 1996 to 2001. Today she is currently co host of Hollywood Today Live.
In 1991 Beauvais married producer Daniel Saunders. During the same year she gave birth to their son Oliver Saunders. Beauvais and Saunders divorced in 2000, and in 2001 she married agent Mike Nilon. Twins Jax Joseph and Jaid Thomas Nilon were products of that marriage. In 2011 the Beauvais/Nilon divorce was finalized.
Today, eldest son Oliver Saunders goes by the stage name Jayson Rose and is a rapper! On his website he reveals that he was a troubled youth and was kicked out of five high schools. As a result of his behavior, he was sent to the Valley Wilderness Camp in Colorado. At this time he spent 5 months reassessing his life and dreams. During that time of deep thought and solitude, he decided to follow his passion, picked up a pen, started to write and has never looked back. His music became his solace, his focus, his meditation his life.