Celebrities react to death of Kobe Bryant

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 22:15:56-05

(KGTV) -- Celebrities are reacting after news broke of Kobe Bryant’s death in a Sunday morning helicopter crash in Calabasas.

Six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen said in part he was “stunned” by the news, describing it as a tragic day.

Football cornerback Richard Sherman was also among the first celebrity athletes to react to the news.


See more reaction below:

WARNING: Some of the tweets below contain graphic language.

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I’m Not Ready but here I go. Man I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I begin crying again just thinking about you, niece Gigi and the friendship/bond/brotherhood we had! I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA. Didn’t think for one bit in a million years that would be the last conversation we’d have. WTF!! I’m heartbroken and devastated my brother!! 😢😢😢😢💔. Man I love you big bro. My heart goes to Vanessa and the kids. I promise you I’ll continue your legacy man! You mean so much to us all here especially #LakerNation💜💛 and it’s my responsibility to put this shit on my back and keep it going!! Please give me the strength from the heavens above and watch over me! I got US here! There’s so much more I want to say but just can’t right now because I can’t get through it! Until we meet again my brother!! #Mamba4Life❤️🙏🏾 #Gigi4Life❤️🙏🏾

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