Vanessa Bryant, wife of late basketball star Kobe Bryant, called out rapper Meek Mill for referring to her husband’s helicopter death in his latest song

The Philadelphia rapper, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, has faced backlash over the past week following the leak of his song “Don’t Worry (RIP Kobe)” with rapper Lil Baby

In the song, Mill raps: “If I ever miss, I go out with my chopper, it will be another Kobe”

Kobe Bryant died at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash in January 2020 in Calabasas, Calif., along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others

“I find this sentence extremely callous and disrespectful Period,” she writes “I don’t know any of your music, but I think you can do better than that. If you’re a fan, okay, there is a best way to show your admiration for my husband That lacks respect and tact “

Several people came to the defense of Vanessa Bryant, including WNBA player Candace Parker, a close friend of the Bryants

“Dear @vanessabryant I’m sorry YOU and your DAUGHTERS have to continually face S — like this,” Parker wrote in an Instagram post shared by Vanessa Bryant

“It’s not fair, it’s not fair! We love you and I’m still in awe of your ability to take the high road (road) So I’ll follow suit and tell everyone”

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Mill said in a Twitter message Tuesday that he contacted Vanessa Bryant and apologized privately, rather than publicly apologizing

“Nothing I say on my page is about a viral moment on the internet or the family of a grieving woman! If you care about someone grieving, change the subject!” he added

Vanessa Bryant recently opened up about her grief and the importance of sticking with an Instagram story last month

“Grieving is a messy group of emotions One day you are in the moment of laughing and the next day you don’t want to be alive,” she wrote in a little message. before the first anniversary of the accident

“I mean this for people struggling with heartbreak and heartbreaking loss Find your reason for living I know it’s hard I look at my daughters and try to get this feeling off to them Death is guaranteed but to live the rest of the day is not Find your reason “

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