Bijou Phillips‘ mama — a South African version, starlet and also vocalist — passed away over the weekend break in L.A. … TMZ has actually discovered.
Sources near Bijou inform us Geneviève Waite died in her rest Saturday. We reached to Bijou that informs us, “Our beautiful mother Geneviève Waite Phillips, passed away in her sleep. She was a beautiful soul, and born from another planet. Her ideas, her songs, her voice, and her heart beat to a beautiful African rhythm no one else had and I am so thankful she was able to share it.”
Geneviève wed John Phillips from The Mamas & The Papas in 1972 … and also they had 2 youngsters with each other, Bijou and also Tamerlane.
Bijou proceeds, “She was a light, a fairy, and a gift of a creature. The lyrics she wrote on her album were timeless and smart. Her mind was poetry and wit, her sense of humor was quick and dry. My father and my mother had a magical, wonderful, heartbreaking life together but they created a masterpiece of music (Romance is on the Rise) and I’m so honored to be their child.”
Geneviève’s most noteworthy movie efficiency remained in “Joanna” in 1968 … a dramatization concerning an interracial pair in London.
Bijou claims, “My mother’s role in ‘Joanna’ was groundbreaking for racial divides. My mother was a gift and I will miss her everyday. In everything I cook, and in everything I sing and in everything I do without her wise guidance.”
“It’s nice thinking she is with our Dad, dancing around in heaven.”
Geneviève was 71 years of ages.