Where You Been Cherie Johnson?

June 5, 2012 ‐ By

Here at Madame Noire, we often wonder about the stars of our childhood days like Brenda Jenkins’ boyfriend on 227 or Laura Winslow from Family Matters. What happens to them after the spotlight fades? Can they work a normal job after that? How do they support themselves? Oh, the questions! In any case, in our new series “Where You Been” we track down some of our favorite stars of back in the day to see what’s up with them.

In this installment, we interview Punky Brewster’s sidekick Cherie Johnson, who also played Laura Winslow’s BFF on Family Matters. Surprisingly, Johnson is still working in Hollywood albeit behind the scenes as a producer. Watch and hear how she took the experience of a real life cheating boyfriend and made it into a movie in part one of our interview.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/Ms.Jervis Katrina Genene Jervis

    That sounds a lot like the plot of the book “Money Hungry” by Sharon Flake.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003889018879 Howtocheat Andnotgetcaught


  • http://www.facebook.com/dyan.moore.9 Dyan Moore

    She has grown up to be an attractive intelligent young woman. She seems to have a good head on her shoulders & I’m happy to see she’s doing so well for herself.

  • http://twitter.com/MadameGigglez ItsBitchPuddingBLAM

    Really? When they say that?

  • http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Peaches%20The%20Writer PeachesTheWriter

    She is still adorable. I remember her from Punky Brewster. She’s always been a sidekick. She could have easily been the star of her own show.

  • Vanee6

    I know I Do I Did was a straight to DVD movie but I loved it. Every time it comes on BET I watch it… LoL!!! I like Cherie Johnson and can’t wait to see more of her films.

    • Peaches

      I love that movie!

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  • universal

    wow!!! she looks amazing for 36.. she is really ageing beautifully…..

    • http://www.facebook.com/kay.moore.7965 Kay Moore

      Ugh, 36 is not old.