This Monday, February 24, was the last tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles. Despite the multitude of stars present, we will remember in particular the wonderful speech of the wife of the basketball player, Vanessa Bryant.
This Monday, 24 February, 20,000 people came to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Beyoncé was present and opened the evening of tribute with a performance on the title XO, which was one of the favorite songs of Kobe. Then it’s Jimmy Kimmel, the host of the tv show Jimmy Kimmel Live! who made a short speech to present Vanessa Bryant, wife of Kobe, and the mother of Gianna. It is on stage, alone, all black-clothed.
A tribute heartbreaking
Vanessa Bryant gave a speech very moving tribute to her husband Kobe, and his daughter Gianna. The wife of the deceased basketball player and mother of his five children was first of all talked about his daughter, who was only 13 years old : “Her smile was like a sun. His smile took up his whole face, like mine. Kobe always said that it was me “. Fighting against the tears, the young mother then spoke of his love of always, the Kobe Bryant : “ He was my husband and the wonderful father of my children. It was up to me. He was my everything.” Vanessa and Kobe were together since their 17 years, and this vibrant speech gives an account of this unbelievable love : “Kobe and I have been together since I was 17 and a half years. I was his first girlfriend, his first love, his wife and her best friend, her confidante and her protector. “Holding back his tears until the end, the widow of Kobe Bryant has also referred to the intimate aspect of her husband, which did vibrate, his role of father, husband he was. It was thus concluded his speech with this sentence extremely touching : “Kobe… Take care of Gigi…I’m taking care of the other girls. It remains the best of the teams… soon… ” Very touched fans around the world have relayed his speech : “The speech of Vanessa me heart breaks, I am much more affected there than when I learned of the death of Kobe.” “Vanessa Bryant is so strong what a woman ” can I read it on the networks. And indeed, one can only salute the courage of Vanessa in the face of thousands of people and many cameras held out, in spite of his pain. A dignity that commands admiration…
Jordan, who tends the hand to Vanessa Bryant, I have not the words… pic.twitter.com/Iu9K8APkTp
— Arturito Juan Baudin (@ArthurBaudin7) February 24, 2020
Vanessa Bryant, you are definitely a very great woman ! 😢
Kobe, Gigi, you can be proud of everything up there ! 🤧pic.twitter.com/tf4bJ4PWDt
— The Five Major (@lecinqmajeur) February 24, 2020
Beyoncé & Vanessa Bryant 😢 pic.twitter.com/bQglyAQQgr
— BO$$ (@BeyhiveB7) February 24, 2020
This drama that took place there almost 1 month. Today Ms. Vanessa Bryant stands a beautiful farewell letter to her husband Kobe Bryant. I was deeply moved. I’ll let you listen . 🙏🏼😢💔. Rest in peace Kobe, and Gianna 🕊#KobeBryant#KobeandGianna#VanessaBryantpic.twitter.com/rxq3F1ypiN
— 🇩🇿Algerois🇩🇿 (@AlgeroisOmar) February 24, 2020
POWERFUL: Vanessa Bryant receives a standing ovation at @kobebryant’s farewell.#KobeFarewell#FarewellKobe#RIPGIANNA#RIPMamba#RIPKobeandGigi#RIPKobepic.twitter.com/SNWWKi01mp
— SOTTIE🇬🇭 (@staksottieGH) February 24, 2020
Vanessa Bryant is mounted on the stage, made a speech laudatory of + 10 minutes about her husband & her daughter, telling intimate moments, alone with an entire room + the cameras trained on it. The strength of this woman is indescribable, I could never, vrmt
— descendant of madame Du Barry (@reprismatics) February 24, 2020
-Vanessa Bryant is a extraordinary woman, and with courage immense. It comes just talking about Gigi and Kobe on stage, in front of everyone.
What a woman.
Respect.#KobeFarewell 😭💔 https://t.co/JXjPqUjhCY
— Syntiche Ambeleada Ngani (@tichangani_7) February 24, 2020
When Vanessa Bryant was addressed to Kobe, and Gianna, in their saying, “We’re still the best team” I literally crushed the heart.
— Tarosuka (@tarosuka23) February 24, 2020
“Kobe, take care of our Gigi. I have Natalia, Bianka and Capri. We’re still the better team.” – Vanessa Bryant 😢💜#FarewellKobepic.twitter.com/54Pl3wubVQ
— ☕️ French Blogger 🇫🇷 (@SipWithNasli) February 24, 2020