Eva Mendes penned down a beautiful heartfelt message for Gianna Bryant via Venessa Bryant’s Instagram comment section on Wednesday, March 10.
Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late American professional basketball player Kobe Bryant, shared a picture of her late 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, to which American actress Eva Mended penned down a beautiful message. Both father and daughter (Kobe Bryant and 13-year-old Gianna Bryant) died in a horrific helicopter crash last year on January 26.
Vanessa shared an adorable monochromatic picture of her late daughter Gianna, with a beautiful caption that read, “My beauty. ❤️Gianna❤️Mambacita❤️”
American Actress Eva Mendes, of the movie ‘2 fast 2 furious’, took to the comment section of Vanessa’s Instagram post and wrote a message that read, “i will never forget meeting her. Just in minutes I fell in love with her, with all of you as a family. Such a beautiful memory i will cherish forever. So much love to you mama. Siempre. ❤️”
Eva Mendes on eight-month anniversary of tragic passing of Kobe and Gigi:
Eva Mendes also wrote a heartfelt note for Vanessa Bryant and her daughters, on Venessa’s Instagram comment section, shared by her days after the eight-month anniversary of Kobe and Gianna ‘Gigi’ Bryant tragic passing.
She wrote, ‘I’ve always thought you were one of the most beautiful women ever. Then I met you and it was confirmed,’ began the 46-year-old actress, who left her comment under a photo Vanessa uploaded of herself and daughter Natalia, 17″. She further added, “Everything about you shines. And then I met your girls and it all made sense. It comes from the parents. The family you all created.”
“Thinking of you all more than you know. I cherish meeting you guys in such a special environment. Te adoro,” Mendes added. At the end of her note, she let Venessa and her daughters know that she, her partner Ryan Gosling, and their daughters, Esmeralda Amada, six, and Amada Lee, three, are there for support.
She said, “‘We love you all!!! We’re here for anything. Besos❤️ Eva, Ryan and the girls❤️”
About the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and Gianna ‘Gigi’ Bryant:
Like her father, the 13-year-old Gianna or ‘Gigi’ was an extremely talented basketball player who had a dream of becoming a professional. Bryant was confident Gianna would do so, often speaking of his wish for her to continue his legacy, albeit in the women’s game.
Unfortunately, neither of them would live to see the aspiration come true as the both of them died in a terrible and horrific helicopter crash last year on January 26, 2020. Kobe was 41-year-old and retired when he died with 13-year-old Gianna.
According to the sources, both of them were heading to a basketball game on Sunday when their helicopter crashed in the city of Calabasas, west of Los Angeles. The horrific crash killed both Kobe and Gigi with six other passengers and the pilot.
The pair was expected to take part in a basketball tournament for young players at the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, US media report. Gianna was playing, Bryant was coaching.
Vanessa is left with 3 daughters of her namely, Natalia Bryant, Capri Kobe Bryant and Bianka Bella Bryant. Kobe kept sharing pictures of him with ‘Gigi’, which showed her affection towards her daughter.