AceShowbiz - Snoop Dogg is among those who are mourning Kobe Bryant's tragic passing. Amid the hard time coping with his grief, he appeared to rely on his mom who didn't hesitate to try to make him feel better.
Snoop took to his Instagram account to share a message that his mom sent to him about Kobe. "Love you so much Son. I am feeling your hurt," she wrote to the Doggfather. "I think his passing has wounded us all. You need me, I am here for you."
Captioning the picture, Snoop Dogg expressed his grateful towards the comforting message. "Thank u mamma,Prayers and I love u are in season," so he wrote.
Prior to this, Snoop Dogg posted a video of himself and the late Lakers star. "It's so hard opening Instagram or any social medias and not falling apart over and over again...still in disbelief," one fan wrote in the comment section, while one other added, "He lives in our hearts."
"Prayers @snoopdogg I promise you when I heard of Kobe's passing you immediately went on my mind I knew this would be tough for you. May the Lord give you and @bosslady_ent strength during this time," another user commented.
In related news, Snoop Dogg and several other celebrities, including Justin Bieber, Usher, 2 Chainz and Meek Mill, demanded that NBA changes logo to honor Kobe in a viral petition. "Couldn't be a better time or all-around athlete and person for it. #changethelogo," Usher wrote on Instagram.
Meanwhile, Meek wrote on his account, "Petition on @ballislife go sign!!!" alongside a photo of the desired new logo.
"With the untimely and unexpected passing of the great Kobe Bryant please sign this petition in an attempt to immortalize him forever as the new NBA Logo," Nick M, who launched the petition, wrote in the description. The petition has earned more than 2,5 million signs.
Kobe and his daughter Gianna were on their way to Bryant's Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California when the helicopter they boarded on crashed on Sunday, January 26 in Calabasas, California due to heavy fog. The duo and seven others on board were killed.
A day after a helicopter crash that took his life, the former L.A. Lakers player is announced as one of the honorees for the 2020 class of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. He will be inducted posthumously in a ceremony that will be held in August in Springfield, Massachusetts, along with Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. The final list for the 2020 class, however, is yet to be revealed.