August 25, 2020 0
Vanessa-Bryant-shares-heartfelt-testimonial-for-late-spouse-Kobe-Bryants-42nd-birthday VANESSA BRYANT SHARES HEARTFELT TESTIMONIAL FOR LATE SPOUSE KOBE BRYANT'S 42ND BIRTHDAY

“Natalia, Gianna, Bianka, Capri and I wish you a happy birthday my love. I love you for now, forever and for always,” Bryant wrote.

Vanessa Bryant is celebrating what might have been her late spouse Kobe Bryant’s 42nd birthday today, Aug. 23.

“To my baby~ Happy birthday. I love you and miss you more than I can ever explain,” she captioned on an Instagram post dedicated to him. “I wish you and Gigi were here to celebrate YOU! I wish I could make you your fav food or a birthday cake with my Gigi.”

Gianna, or Gigi as her family warmly calls hers, and Kobe both died tragically in the Jan. 26 helicopter crash in Calabasas, California that likewise ended the lives of a few others.

“I wish I could wake up from this horrible nightmare,” she continued. “I wish I could surprise our girls and welcome you and Gigi home to us. I’m mad I didn’t go first. I always wanted to go first so that I selfishly didn’t have to feel this heartache. You were supposed to miss me. Gigi was supposed to be here with her sisters. It should’ve been me.”

Kobe and Vanessa were married for a long time. They shared four little girls, Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, 14-month-old Capri and 13-year-old Gianna.

Natalia additionally took to Instagram to recollect her dad’s exceptional day with some inspiring expressions of her own.

“Happy Birthday Dad I miss your smile, laugh and big bear hugs,” she captioned on the post. “Happy Birthday to the best movie buddy I could have ever asked for. I will always remember our late-night drives to the movie theater with the windows rolled down and listening to our favorite songs. I love you forever and always. Always, Slim.”

Monday, Aug. 24, otherwise called “Mamba Day,” will formally occur as “Kobe Bryant Day” in Orange County and Los Angeles to pay tribute to the b-ball legend. The day speaks to the two jersey numbers he wore as a Los Angeles Laker, 8 and 24, during his notable 20-year career.

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