Basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s demise shocked the world final night time because the participant’s helicopter crashed in Calabasas. Celebrities and sports activities personalities from across the globe paid tribute to the late star, particularly on the Grammys which have been held final night time as effectively. Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra was additionally amongst the attendees as her husband, Nick Jonas’ band, Jonas Brothers, was nominated. Whereas the brothers sported a purple ribbon on their lapels, Priyanka too paid a tribute in her personal particular manner.
As a substitute of solely sharing a heartwarming message about Kobe on social media, Priyanka additionally took a second to fashion her embellished nails with the quantity “24” written on her index finger. Followers know that the quantity belonged to Kobe, who performed for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years earlier than he retired in 2016. “RIP Mamba,” Chopra shared in an Instagram Story with a purple coronary heart emoji, alongside a picture of her tribute. She additionally shared one other picture and wrote, “Feeling his presence in his dwelling.”
On her Instagram feed, she wrote, “Kobe Bryant was my first actual introduction to the NBA. I used to be 13 residing in Queens NYC, the identical age as his candy little woman, Gianna. He ignited my love for the game, competitors, and striving for excellence. He impressed a whole technology. His legacy is a lot greater than basketball. This heartbreaking accident additionally took the lifetime of his younger daughter, Gianna. I’m shook and so saddened. My coronary heart goes out to Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri Bryant. You’re in my ideas. Additionally sending my condolences to the family members of the opposite household and pilot within the accident. Being at tonight’s Grammys ceremony in his dwelling on the Staples Middle goes to be surreal.” The actress had shared an image of the late father-daughter duo together with the heartfelt caption.