Jennifer Lopez found that Kobe Bryant died from a crying Alex Rodriguez, she revealed, saying that the lack of her fiancé’s pricey good friend positively ‘devastated’ him.
Alex Rodriguez was in tears on January 25 when he realized that his good good friend, Kobe Bryant, had died in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant. The MLB star got here to his fiancée, Jennifer Lopez, crying as he broke the information to her, she mentioned in a press convention forward of Tremendous Bowl LIV. “I used to be in the midst of rehearsing and Alex got here to me with tears in his eyes,” Jennifer mentioned. “He was devastated, he knew Kobe very properly. They entered sports activities across the identical time. I feel it’s affecting everybody a lot as a result of it’s reminding us how fragile life is and we now have to understand each single second and love folks whereas they’re right here.” Whereas she mentioned she knew Kobe and his spouse, Vanessa Bryant “extra in passing,” she was sending her prayers after the lack of her beloved husband and daughter.
“I take into consideration Vanessa as a mother, shedding her greatest good friend and associate, and shedding her youngster, and the way terrible that should be for her proper now,” the Tremendous Bowl halftime present performer mentioned. “I needed to ship a message that God guides her by means of this as a result of she has three infants to handle. [I’m] simply wishing the nightmare will likely be over however it gained’t. It’s life, and we have to unfold love and kindness and produce everyone collectively. I feel this occurring has a sound around the globe that we now have to come back collectively and never be at odds on a regular basis.”
Shakira, who’s co-headlining the halftime present with Jennifer, had her personal reminiscences of Kobe to share on the press convention. “Gerard [Piqué], my associate, referred to as me with the unhappy information. He was actually affected. He knew Kobe, and I did too,” she mentioned of the soccer star. “I can’t think about the ache his household goes by means of.” Whereas they didn’t say if there can be a particular tribute to Kobe on the Tremendous Bowl, on February 2, Shakira mentioned that “we’ll all be remembering Kobe on Sunday, and celebrating life.”