NEW YORK — It is not everyday multiple celebrities are personally affected by a missing persons case. But A-listers like Beyonce, Rihanna, Missy Elliot, Chris Brown, and Mary J. Blige took this one to heart.
Shirlene Quigley, a popular backup dancer for these artists, has now been found after being reported missing a couple of days ago.
Rihanna took to Instagram saying, "This beautiful soul and former dancer of mine is MISSING . . . My heart aches thinking of how heavy this is on all who love her."
Missy Elliot, asked for on Instagram, describing Quigley as an "always bubbly and kind and uplifting energy." Elliot is clearly rejoicing at the news, tweeting out "Thank u 4 all your prayers everyone".
This is @shirlenequigley she's been missing since Friday she is so loved & we pray for her safe return.. if u have any information or seen her please contact North Bergen police 201-392-2100 she was last seen at 12:55 am at Port Authority. Need help from the whole Dance Community to spread the word! Those who have met her know her spirit is always bubbly and kind & uplifting energy! Sending countless prayers🙏🏾
According to Quigley's landlord, he'd last her wearing a pink top, blue jeans, and high heels. Police say she was spotted wearing the same outfit, at a Manhattan bus terminal, a day later.
After locating her phone and car; police say they've now successfully located the 32-year-old. North Bergen Police Department says "she is safe and at a medical facility which location is undisclosed at this time".
Now, since Quigley's come out of the dark, hopefully she can go back to lighting up the stage.