I’m sorry about her passing, of course, but when life hands you a lede, you gotta take it.
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died.
DuBois’ song “Movin’ on Up” provided a joyous intro to “The Jeffersons” during the show’s 10-season run.
Ja’Net DuBois has gone on to that deluxe apartment in the sky.
Rest in peace. If you’re of my generation, that song has been burned into your brain for a long time.