The tragic deaths of basketball nice Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, often called Gigi, yesterday have left the world reeling in shock.
Grief and condolences have been streaming in from each nook of the world, from everybody together with former U.S. president Barack Obama to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to author Stephen King.
The Bryants’ friend, Jennifer Lopez, posted a poignant message to the late sports activities star’s spouse yesterday. Here’s what she needed to say.
Jennifer Lopez’s heartbreaking message to Vanessa Bryant
Lopez posted on Instagram a heartfelt message to Kobe’s widow, Vanessa, telling her, partly, “Family. As I scrolled through Kobe’s feed, and Alex and I talk memories and moments we remember about him … this is the truth that rings out the loudest … family is what matters most.”
“We are all feeling sadness from this loss, but all I can think of is that it is a grain of sand compared to what Vanessa must going through right now.”
“Vanessa, I pray for your strength and that God guides you each step of the way through this unimaginable heartbreak. To the other families who are suffering from this unthinkable tragedy, may God be with you all.”
Celebrities and world leaders have been posting their shock and disappointment on the lack of the sports activities star, his younger daughter, and the seven different lives misplaced.
The NBA legend and his daughter Gianna, age 13, have been tragically killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. Apparently, the pair have been on their strategy to Bryant’s daughter’s basketball observe. Bryant was anticipated to teach on Sunday in a sport at his Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks. The helicopter was headed there when it crashed.
Bryant and his daughter each beloved basketball and infrequently attended Lakers video games collectively. Kobe Bryant’s spouse, Vanessa Bryant, and their three daughters survive him and Gianna.
Taylor Swift tweeted, “My heart is in pieces hearing the news of this unimaginable tragedy. I can’t fathom what the families are going through. Kobe meant so much to me and to us all. Sending my prayers, love, and endless condolences to Vanessa and the family and anyone who lost someone on that flight.”
Gigi’s response to followers who felt her dad wanted a son
The sports activities legend informed Jimmy Kimmel in 2018 reported that he took explicit enjoyment of his basketball-playing daughter’s response to individuals who would inform her father he wanted a son to proceed his basketball domination.
“This kid, man. The best thing that happens when we go out is fans come up to me and she’ll be standing next to me, and they’ll be like, ‘man, you gotta have a boy, you and V gotta have a boy, have someone carry on your tradition, your legacy.”
“And [Gigi’s] like, ‘Oi. I got this. Don’t need no boy for that, I got this.’”