Vanessa Bryant opens up about missing Kobe and Gigi (video)

Kobe Bryant’s family (Image source: @vanessabryant)

Vanessa Bryant says her “brain refuses to accept” that her husband Kobe Bryant and their 13-year-old daughter Gianna are “gone.”

The 41-year-old NBA superstar and his daughter were among the nine people killed on Jan. 26 when his private helicopter crashed in Calabasas.

And now, his wife Vanessa has taken to social media to admit she’s having a hard time “processing” the tragic news.

Posting a video of Gianna playing basketball alongside clips of Kobe coaching her team, the Mamba Academy, Vanessa wrote: “I’ve been reluctant to put my feelings into words. My brain refuses to accept that both Kobe and Gigi are gone. I can’t process both at the same time. It’s like I’m trying to process Kobe being gone but my body refuses to accept my Gigi will never come back to me. It feels wrong. (sic)”

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I’ve been reluctant to put my feelings into words. My brain refuses to accept that both Kobe and Gigi are gone. I can’t process both at the same time. It’s like I’m trying to process Kobe being gone but my body refuses to accept my Gigi will never come back to me. It feels wrong. Why should I be able to wake up another day when my baby girl isn’t being able to have that opportunity?! I’m so mad. She had so much life to live. Then I realize I need to be strong and be here for my 3 daughters. Mad I’m not with Kobe and Gigi but thankful I’m here with Natalia, Bianka and Capri. I know what I’m feeling is normal. It’s part of the grieving process. I just wanted to share in case there’s anyone out there that’s experienced a loss like this. God I wish they were here and this nightmare would be over. Praying for all of the victims of this horrible tragedy. Please continue to pray for all.

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