Justin Beiber, Kayne West, Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas Mourn Death Of Kobe Bryant

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Justin Beiber, Kayne West, Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas offered their condolences over death of legendary American basketball player Kobe Bryant and his daughter

Written By Shubhayan Bhattacharya | Mumbai | Updated On:
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American pop singers took to social media to offer their condolences and express grief over the death of legendary American basketball player Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash on Monday morning. Nick Jonas, Justin Beiber, Taylor Swift and Kanye West prayed for the Byrant's family in this moment of sorrow. Bryant, 41, who spent 20 years with the basketball team Lakers, was killed when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames Monday morning amid foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas, 48 km north-west of Los Angeles.

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Sharing an old photo of him and Kobe Bryant on Instagram, Justin Beiber wrote, "It can't be. You always encouraged me mamba. Gave me some of the best quotes that we smile about to this day.! Love you man!"


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Nine on-board, no survivors feared

It was reported that other than Bryant and his daughter, the helicopter was ferrying seven other people. The crash ignited brushfires, making it hard for rescue crews to get close to the site.  Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said he would not confirm who had died until all the next of kin have been notified. Bryant’s death stunned Los Angeles and the sports world, which mourned one of basketball’s greatest players. Sources said the helicopter took off from Orange County, where Bryant lived.

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