The death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna along with seven others in a fatal helicopter crash left people all over in shock. The helicopter crash took place on Sunday in Calabasas, California, and the world mourned the loss of the basketball legend. Not only the sports community, the entertainment industry too, took to their social media and expressed their grief, mourning his death. Hollywood stars such as Alicia Keys, Lil Nas X, Lizzo and others also paid tribute to Bryant at 2020 Grammys night. Following the tragic demise, there were several reports about the same on the Internet and Kobe Bryant’s family is not pleased with some of the inaccurate reports.
Now, the Bryant family has issued a statement requesting respect and responsible judgment, and has also slammed inaccurate reports on the Internet. On Thursday, Molly Carter, president of Kobe Inc., said in a statement to the Los Angeles Times, “We are disappointed in some media’s broad use of unnamed sources and blind quotes, and remind everyone that the Bryant family will speak on our own behalf when appropriate.” Carter further requested respect for privacy and added, “To this point, no one has been authorized to speak on behalf of the family regarding any personal details surrounding Sunday’s tragedy, including stories related to the family’s previous air travel decisions. We ask members of the media for respect and responsible judgment during this difficult time. These inaccurate reports only add unnecessary pain to a grieving family.” ALSO READ: Real Reason Behind Kobe Bryant And Gianna Bryant’s Helicopter Crash: Cause Of Accident ‘Heavy Fog’, Say Reports
Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa Bryant had shared a family photo on Instagram on Wednesday and broke her silence on the horrific accident. She wrote, “My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who’ve shown support and love during this horrific time.Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them.”
Image Source: Instagram/vanessabryant
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