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#MambaOut: Celebrities mourn death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant

Gerald, Donny, Edward, Sen. Manny + more local celebrities and personalities expressed their condolences over death of the basketball legend.

Patricia Matalog
Patricia Matalog

1/27/2020 in News
#MambaOut: Celebrities mourn death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant

The world is mourning the sudden death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant.

Just today, January 27 (January 26 in U.S. time), the tragic news of Kobe’s death from a private helicopter crash—killing all 9 passengers aboard, including Kobe’s daughter GiGi—shocked the world. Kobe was 41, while GiGi was 13.

Among those who expressed their grief are Kobe’s fellow basketball stars Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, Dwyane Wade, and Stephen Curry, who all paid their respects on social media.





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Kapamilya celebrities and personalities, among whom are basketball and sports enthusiasts like Gerald Anderson, Edward Barber, Donny Pangilinan, Sen. Manny Pacquiao, Gretchen Ho, and more, have also expressed their deepest sympathies to the basketball legend's family.

You can see their posts below:

Gerald Anderson



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Edward Barber

Sen. Manny Pacquiao



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Donny Pangilinan



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Khalil Ramos





Anne Curtis



Toni Gonzaga



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Robin Padilla



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Bianca Gonzalez



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Maja Salvador



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KC Concepcion



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Sen. Risa Hontiveros



Gretchen Ho



Ogie Alcasid



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Gary Valenciano



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Zsazsa Padilla



May your soul rest in peace, Kobe.

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