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Vanessa Bryant Reportedly Overwhelmed with Healing Love Her Family Received at Kobe & Gigi's Memorial

Monica Otayza
Feb 27, 2020
05:51 A.M.

Vanessa Bryant is overwhelmed by the love and support her family received while at the memorial for Kobe and Gianna, calling the whole ordeal a "healing" experience.

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Vanessa Bryant continues to mourn the loss of her husband and daughter, but the memorial prepared on February 24, 2020, was a healing experience for her.

Vanessa said a long and heartfelt tribute for her daughter Gianna and husband Kobe while at the memorial.

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant celebrate an LA Lakers championship with their daughters Natalia and Gianna | Source: Getty Images/GlobalImagesUkraine

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant celebrate an LA Lakers championship with their daughters Natalia and Gianna | Source: Getty Images/GlobalImagesUkraine

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THE TRAGIC ACCIDENT

Kobe and 13-year-old Gianna Bryant passed away due to a tragic helicopter crash alongside seven other passengers. The late LA Lakers superstar and Vanessa share three other daughters, 17-year-old Natalia, 3-year-old Bianka, and 8-month-old Capri Kobe.

To bid them one last goodbye, Vanessa Bryant announced the memorial prepared especially for them, which saw hundreds of superstars in one arena to bid goodbye to one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and his darling daughter prodigy.

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THE BRYANT FAMILY'S GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION

According to a source close to the Bryant family, Vanessa believed that Monday's memorial was the best way to pay tribute to her husband and daughter. While her grief did not end there, being surrounded by thousands who all love and support their family helped her and her three girls cope during such a difficult time in their lives.

"Vanessa is overwhelmed by the outpuring of love her and her family received. It was the perfect tribute to Kobe and Gigi. Vanessa knows the grieving process will be long and hard, but Monday's tribute helped her and her family during a rough time."

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THE START-STUDDED MEMORIAL

The memorial, which was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, saw thousands of people flocking to the scene to bid Kobe and Gianna one last goodbye as they rest in paradise. The likes of Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Stephen Curry, Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian, and many more, were brought to tears in the beautiful tribute.

That day, Vanessa said a long and heartfelt tribute for her daughter Gianna and husband Kobe while at the memorial. She recounted the wonderful memories that only she and her other daughters had the firsthand experience, such as Gigi's kisses and Kobe's gestures.

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VANESSA'S HEARTBREAKING SPEECH

She ended her speech in the most heartbreaking yet beautiful way, holding back the tears as she addressed the crowd, before speaking to her husband.

"God knew they couldn't be on this Earth without each other, he had to bring them home to heaven together. Babe, you take care of our Gigi, and I got Nati, Bibi, and Coco. We're still the best team. We love and miss you, Boo Boo and Gigi."

Rest In Peace, Gianna, and Kobe.

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