Though Miss Cleo billed herself as a Jamaican, she was actually born in Los Angeles by the name of Youree Dell Harris on August 12, 1962. So in honor of Harris, here are videos of Miss Cleo… You can check out her schtick on Jezebel’s “The Best of Miss Cleo” montage. Harris worked for the Psychic Readers Network since 1997 and her show ran on the air until 2003. Miss Cleo became a household name. Miss Cleo… The best GIFs are on GIPHY. What's dat u sey der lil child, come on now ta get yor reedin'! The name Miss Cleo has become synonymous with phony psychics ever since Youree Harris gained nationwide fame using a faux Jamaican accent for infomercials in the late 90s. Search, discover and share your favorite Miss Cleo GIFs. At the end of each commercial, she would direct viewers to “Call me now!” for a free reading, with the 1–800 number helpfully onscreen. Aside from the dated production, Cleo's accent keeps switching up from her usual accent to a different one at random points. Miss Cleo Commercial (1998) Commercial for the defunct phone service Miss Cleo's Mind & Spirit, circa 1998. Advert Edit. Let miss cleo tell you all de tings and light up de way fer ya! Ahhh! miss cleo 8179 GIFs. Why It's Cursed Edit. Miss Cleo Commercial (1998) Ooh, me accent's slippin'! We're told she was recently hospitalized, but … She was just 53 years old. Now, her past as a fraudu… I can see everyting in da future baby, except for that part where the FTC came down on my company like a ton of bricks, and my colon cancer that killed me. A rep for Miss Cleo -- whose real name was Youree Harris -- tells us she died Tuesday morning in Palm Beach County, FL. While she was their spokeswoman, PRN raked in about $1 billion. 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