‘It’s the KOBE look for me’: Vanessa Bryant calls toddler daughter Capri ‘Daddy and Gigi’s twin brother’
Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram on Tuesday with a photo of her one-year-old daughter Capri, saying the toddler looks like her late father Kobe and sister Gigi.
‘It’s the KOBE look for me ~ Capri Kobe … daddy and Gigi’s twin brother,’ said Vanessa, 38, on the social media site referencing Kobe, 41, and Gigi, 13, who were tragically killed in a helicopter crash in January 2020.
In the photo, Gigi was wearing a pink top with blue jeans and had her curly locks and parting painted on her cheek with a design.
The latest: Vanessa Bryant, 38, took to Instagram on Tuesday with a photo of her one-year-old daughter Capri, saying the toddler looks like her late father Kobe and sister Gigi.
Vanessa, who spoke with last month People, said of raising daughters Capri, Natalia, 18, and Bianka, four, after losing their beloved father and sister: ‘My girls are my reason.
“It’s important to me to help my girls get through this grief,” she said. “Making sure they know they are loved, supported and important is what motivates me.”
She called daughter Natalia – who was recently admitted to the USC – ‘my right-hand man’, ‘a great big sister’ and an incredible daughter, ‘and noted the achievements she has achieved in a difficult 14 months in the aftermath of the crash. .
“ In addition to her own grief, she’s balancing out her senior year in high school, applying for college, caring for her sisters and recently signed her own modeling contract with IMG, ” Vanessa said.
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She said her four daughters are “strong, resilient, respectful, and kind,” adding, “They are people I’d like to be growing up with them.”
Vanessa said she finds inspiration in her girls during moments of struggle.
“My eyes and pain cannot be filtered personally,” Vanessa said. “They know Mom is having rough days, but when I see their faces when they realize I’ve been crying, I sit up and before they go on. I refute it by making them smile … always finding the light in the darkness. ‘
Vanessa Bryant was duped at an event in LA in November 2019
Close couple: Kobe and Vanessa were seen in LA in November 2019, less than three months before his death in a helicopter crash
She continued, ‘I can’t say I’m strong every day, I can’t say there aren’t days when I feel like I can’t survive the next day,’ she told the publication. My girls help me smile through the pain. They give me strength. ‘
Kobe and Gigi along with seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on January 26, 2020. Also killed in the crash were pilot Ara Zobayan, 50, Payton Chester, 13, Sarah Chester, 46, Alyssa Altobelli, 14, Keri Altobelli, 46, John Altobelli, 56, and Christina Mauser, 38.