The NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California on January 26. According to TMZ reports, Bryant was travelling in his private helicopter when it went down. He was accompanied by his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The tragic news took everyone by shock and many of his fans were devastated. From Bollywood celebs to Hollywood celebs, everyone extended their love and support to his family.
On Gianna aka Gigi's birth anniversary which happened on May 1, pop singer Jennifer Lopez took to her Instagram story and shared a lovely photo of herself along with her fiancé Alex Rodriguez and kids - Emme Maribel Muñiz, Maximilian David Muñiz while wishing Kobe Bryant's daughter who would have turned a year older. In the picture, all of them are seen flashing their warm smiles and also flashing their hands which a wrist band.
Captioning the picture, JLo simply wrote Happy Birthday, Gigi! while also tagging Vannesa Bryant (Kobe's wife) and Natalie Bryant (Kobe's daughter).
When JLo learnt about Kobe Bryant's death, she shared some precious photos of the Bryant family which was followed by a long heartfelt post. Her posted started with, "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. I am sending all of my love and praying for you, your children and the other families involved in today’s tragic turn of events. The most unfair thing in life is to lose a child and husband on the same day."
Her note further read, "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. Kobe you meant so much to so many and we will miss you forever. Thank you for your work ethic, your inspiration and your heart. #hero #legend #husband #father."
Image source: Instagram/ jlo