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Chrissy Teigen on 'Magical' Bond of 'Women and Their Dads' amid Kobe Bryant, Daughter's Deaths

Chrissy Teigen on 'Magical' Bond of 'Girls and Their Dads' amid Kobe Bryant, Daughter's Deaths


Chrissy Teigen is recognizing the particular bond between dads and their daughters within the wake of the deaths of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Maria-Onore.

Late Monday night time, the mannequin and mom of two shared an emotional video tribute from ESPN’s Elle Duncan, by which Duncan teared up as she mentioned how a lot Bryant, who died alongside Gianna Sunday morning in a helicopter crash, had appeared to worth being a “lady dad” amongst all different points of his life when she interviewed him two years in the past.

“The final time I keep in mind crying, other than this week, was when wrapped her little finger round his on the hospital when she was born,” tweeted Teigen, 34. “There actually is one thing magical about women and their dads. Thanks, @elleduncanESPN.”

“And sure I understand was additionally born in between. We love him too we simply didn’t cry (lol) (I’m unhealthy with grief sure) f— this week sucks,” she wrote in a follow-up tweet.

The Lip Sync Battle host shared an extended model of the clip on Instagram, captioning it, “In a sea of tributes that ached my soul, this one needed to be probably the most lovely and coronary heart wrenching. Considering of their buddies, households and the ache they’re going by means of with nice love. Somebody deal with all of the damaged hearts coping with unimaginable loss. Thanks, @elleduncan.”

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In a sea of tributes that ached my soul, this one needed to be probably the most lovely and coronary heart wrenching. Considering of their buddies, households and the ache they’re going by means of with nice love. Somebody deal with all of the damaged hearts coping with unimaginable loss. Thanks, @elleduncan.

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The NBA legend was 41 years previous when he and Gianna, alongside seven others, tragically misplaced their lives within the crash in Calabasas, California. Their helicopter, a Sikorsky S-76B, crashed right into a fog-enshrouded hillside whereas the group was on their solution to a youth basketball recreation.

Numerous celebrities have poured their hearts out on social media and past in remembrance of Bryant and his up-and-coming basketball star daughter.

Discuss present hosts like Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres took day trip to pay their respects, with Kimmel, 52, opting to file his Monday night time present and not using a studio viewers as a result of doing “a comedy present didn’t really feel proper” after information of the tragedy broke. DeGeneres, 62, broke down in tears whereas taping her monologue for Tuesday’s episode of her personal present, saying, “Life is brief and it’s fragile.”

DeGeneres additionally tearfully inspired viewers to achieve out to family members whereas they’re nonetheless alive, saying, “If you happen to haven’t instructed somebody you’re keen on them, do it now. Inform folks you’re keen on them. Name your mates. Textual content your mates. Hug them. Kiss them.”

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Forward of attending the 2020 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Legend, 41, and Teigen mourned Bryant on Twitter, with the “All of Me” crooner writing, “I’m so unhappy and shocked proper now.”

“In Staples Area, the place Kobe created so many recollections for all of us, getting ready to pay tribute to a different sensible man we misplaced too quickly, Nipsey Hussle,” continued Legend, who took residence the award for greatest rap/sung efficiency later that night alongside DJ Khaled, after they carried out in a musical tribute to the late Hussle. “Life could be so brutal and mindless generally. Maintain on to your family members. We miss you, Kobe.”

The Cravings: Hungry for Extra creator echoed her husband as she shared her personal emotional reactions to the information. “I can not consider that is actual. My god. Oh my god,” Teigen stated in one Tweet.

“Downtown proper now and nothing feels extra unimportant than what we’re doing at this time,” Teigen adopted up in one other Tweet. “That is completely horrible. Everyone seems to be numb.”