Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
“Wish you were with us”
Vanessa Bryant commemorates her deceased daughter
Even after more than a year, the dismay over the death of basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna is still great. Vanessa Bryant is now devoting an emotional Instagram post to her late daughter. Gianna would have turned 15 on May 1st.
It’s been more than a year since Vanessa Bryant lost her husband, basketball legend Kobe Bryant, and daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash. Gianna would have turned 15 on May 1st. For her late daughter’s birthday, Vanessa Bryant shared a few emotional and loving words on Instagram.
“Dear Gianna, happy 15th birthday! I love you! I miss you every day,” the 38-year-old writes about a photo of herself and Gianna: “I wish you were here with us. There are no words to express how much I miss you. I love you Mamacita! ” The picture shows mother and daughter in a deep embrace. Little Gianna is sitting on Bryant’s lap, both beaming happily into the camera.
Kobe Bryant and Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on January 26, 2020. Seven other people died with them. In addition to his wife, the basketball star left three other daughters: Natalia, Bianka and Capri. Vanessa and Kobe Bryant had been married since April 2001.