Prayers up for the Fenty family, as superstar Rihanna has shared that her first cousin was shot and killed just one day after they celebrated Christmas together.
The “Work” singer took to Instagram to share the sad news, telling fans that she just held her cousin the day before, and is in complete shock that he’s since lost his life to gun violence.
“RIP cousin… can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man! 😢🙏🏿❤ #endgunviolence.”
Our condolences to Rihanna and her family.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.