Andre had just begun recovering from losing his unborn child and now he has lost his wife. This could be a karma lesson from Lee Daniels. Rhonda killed Uncle Vernon in the show's initial season. When asked why he decided to kill Uncle Vernon, Daniels explained that Fox made him kill one character from the show's main cast.
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Hakeem and Jamal are the future of the company so you can't kill either one. Do we even have to explain why you can't kill Loretha "Cookie" Lyon? We love the show's OMG Moments but we don't want to see any additional members of the main cast die!