Vanessa Bryant has gained a lot of support after her husband, Kobe Bryant, and her daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26. On Instagram, Bryant revealed a photo of her daughter, Bianka, and Kobe's sister, Sharia Washington, together and she wished Washington a happy birthday.
Kobe did not have the best relationship with his mother and father, but he was close to Washington and his other sister, Shaya Tabb. When they learned about Kobe and Gianna's death, the sisters released a joint statement which said: "On behalf of our family, we join Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka and Capri in grieving the loss of Kobe and Gianna in such a tragic accident. We are devastated by the loss of our brother, son, our niece and granddaughter, and our hearts go out to all the families who lost their loved ones on Sunday. Our lives are forever changed. Thank you for your prayers, the numerous calls, texts, emails and cards."
The latest Instagram post by Bryant earned a ton of love from the fans all over the world. Here's a look at what fans had to say about the photo of Washington and Bianka.
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Here's a look at the photo of Washington and Bianka. In the caption, Vanessa wrote: "Happy birthday, Sharia. Love you." Bryant also wrote in parentheses that it was her sister-in-law and her daughter Bianka in the photo.
There were a number of fans that wished Washington Happy Birthday. It looks like some thought it was Bianka's birthday at first, but when Bryant clarified who was in the photo, they started to show more love to Washington.
Natalya Shows Love
WWE superstar Natalya loves the photo by writing "Aww" in the comments section along with a heart emoji. Natalya is a former WWE Women's Champion and is the daughter of the late WWE Hall of Famer Jim Neidhart.
Message for Vanessa
Fans are still thinking about Bryant as one fan commented, "Praying four u still." It hasn't been two months yet since Kobe and Gianna's death, so the matriarch and rest of the Bryant family are still in mourning.
One of the other many comments seen from fans is the heart emojis. It's clear the photo of Bianka and Washington is loved by all and they are all hoping Kobe's sister has a great birthday.
With everything that is going on in the world right now, one fan is hoping Bryant and the rest of the family are staying safe. The coronavirus pandemic has taken over the country and fans don't want to see any member of the Bryant family get sick.
Another fan wished Washington Happy Birthday, but the fan also said, "Kobe is watching." It's safe to say Kobe is watching all the time as he's looking over his family to make sure they continue to live their lives to the fullest.