Celeb News Today: Jay-Z Discloses The Last Conversation He Had With Kobe Bryant And It Involves NBA Legend’s Daughter Gianna
Celeb News This Week: Jay-Z Last Conversation With Kobe Bryant
American rapper Jay-Z has opened up about the last conversation he had with Kobe Bryant before the NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash. The music mogul and the professional basketball player discussed during the New Year’s party organised at his house.
A report states that Jay-Z said that Bryant’s last words were, “You’ve gotta see Gianna play basketball.”
“So Kobe was a guy that looked up to me and we’ve hung out multiple times,” He was last in my house on New Year’s and he was just in the greatest space I’ve seen him in and one of the last things he said to me was, ‘You’ve gotta see Gianna play basketball,” the report quoted Jay-Z as saying.
“That was one of the most hurtful things because he was so proud. The look on his face…I looked at him and said, ‘Oh she’s going to be the best female basketball player in the world.’ He was just so proud of what he said. That was a tough one. My wife and I are taking that really tough,” he added.
Kobe Bryant, 41,and daughter Gianna, 13, were among the nine people killed when a helicopter they were travelling in crashed amid foggy conditions and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles will host a public memorial Feb. 24 at Staples Center for Bryant Kobe Bryant and eight others killed last month in a helicopter crash. The event will cap weeks of tributes across the city following the Jan. 26 crash that killed the Lakers icon, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, as well the helicopter pilot and parents, players and a coach on Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy basketball team.
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