Michelle Obama Empathises with Vanessa Bryant, Promises to Help Build Late Daughter Gianna’s Legacy

Michelle Obama Empathises with Vanessa Bryant, Promises to Help Build Late Daughter Gianna’s Legacy

- Michelle Obama said she was touched by Vanessa Bryant's courageous speech at the recent Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Kobe

- The mother of two stated she will join many others in building Gianna's legacy through the Mamba and Mambacita Sports foundation

- The award-winning author sent her love to Vanessa's family and the next generation of athletes she is empowering

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Former US First Lady Michelle Obama has promised to help Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa build a legacy for her late daughter Gianna.

In a beautiful message on Instagram on Thursday, May 19, the mother of two shared a photo showing her in a Mambacita hoodie.

Michelle Obama Empathises With Vanessa Bryant, Promises to Help Build Late Daughter Gianna’s Legacy
Vanessa and daughter Natalia wearing the brown Hall of Fame jacket in honour of her dad. Image: @vanessabryant
Source: Instagram

She emphasised what Vanessa had to go through after the huge loss of her husband and daughter.

Michelle said she was touched by the widow's courageous speech at the recent Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Kobe.

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"As a wife and mother, I have thought a lot about what Vanessa Bryant has been going through this past year. I was touched hearing her speak with such courage and strength this past weekend at the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony honouring Kobe," she wrote.

She also joined many others in building Gianna's legacy through the Mamba and Mambacita Sports foundation.

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Michelle sent her love to Vanessa's family and the next generation of athletes she is empowering.

This comes days after the mother of four gave a powerful speech at the Hall of Fame ceremony in which she noted that, even after his death, Kobe was still winning. She later narrated how Kobe stopped her from going on prom night and coincidentally did the same to their first daughter Natalia, with his Hall of Fame feat.

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However, she did everything possible to ensure that Natalia did not miss her prom night and flew back home just in time for her to enjoy the occasion.

In other news, Briefly News reported that the greatest American basketball player ever is set to induct the late Kobe Bryant into the 2020 Hall of Fame.

Michael Jordan will induct the late Kobe Bryant into the 2020 Hall of Fame on May 15, 2021 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, according to TMZ. Kobe had always modelled his game after his childhood hero Jordan who had an amazing career with the Chicago Bulls.

It is now the turn of the basketball legend to return the favour by inducting the former LA Lakers point guard into the archives of great players of the game.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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