Minutes after Lauren London finished paying tribute to her longtime love at the 2020 GRAMMYs; she found the courage to remember Kobe Bryant.
The basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died in a helicopter crash. The 35-year-old actress and former model attended Sunday’s ceremony with several of Nipsey Hussle’s family members to receive an award on his behalf.
Via social media, Lauren shared a heartbreaking photo of Kobe and Gianna, along with a message for Vanessa. Through her own pain and suffering — Lauren offered Vanessa her heart.
The mother of two wrote: “Heart is heavy. There are no words. Just real conversations with God. Sending my heart to Vanessa and the Family.”
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One person had this reaction: “Lauren is a queen. OMG. This is incredibly sad. Hug your loved ones. Tell them that they’re loved. OMG, so sad. You will be missed 🙏🙌 thank you for the impact you had on the world.”
Another commenter explained: “Real loud on the ‘just real conversations with God ‘ part b/c YESS! God covers us fr b/c too much pain today R.I.P 🐐. You made history as one of the best athletes in history, and this page will make sure you’re never forgotten! 🙏🏼🙏🏼 See you on the other side.”
This backer revealed: “KINGS WILL BE KINGS WILL BE KINGS!!!!!!! We love you, and we owe you for ALL that you have done for us….. You came and created a SHIFT in this world that wasn’t here before you got here……. I can’t believe I’m going to even type these words – rest in heaven KING KOBE!!!!!!”
A fourth kind note read: “This should make us realize that life really is short.. give love and kindness to everyone. You were my inspiration since I was five years old. You were a great man on and off the court and a true leader in the game of basketball and life. You will forever be missed Kobe Bryant 😥😥😥😥😥 You have inspired millions of people around the world, and your legend will forever live on. One of the best to ever hit the court. I didn’t meet you but always wanted to. RIP #Legend ❤️.”
Lauren has a heart made of gold, and she has carried herself with a lot of grace.