Taylor Swift took the time to provide Kobe Bryant’s household a particular shoutout at her first of 6 sold-out reveals at SoFi stadium in Los Angeles. Throughout her August 4 live performance, Taylor hugged Kobe and Vanessa Bryant’s 6-year-old, Bianka, and gave her the black “22” hat she wears whereas performing the tune. Taylor gave Bianka a kiss on the cheek after putting the hat on her head.
Taylor Swift shares particular second with Kobe Bryant’s daughter Bianka, giving her the “22” hat on the Eras Tour in Los Angeles. pic.twitter.com/XpmDa41XC8
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Bianka was decked out in a treasured outfit for The Eras Tour, full with a sequined jacket and purple tulle gown. She attended the live performance with mother Vanessa and massive sister Natalia Bryant. Vanessa posted an Instagram photo of the second Taylor hugged Bianka and wrote, “We love you @taylorswift.”
Vanessa wore a jean jacket with a 2015 picture of Kobe and Taylor printed on the again to the live performance. Above the picture, felted letters spelled out “SWIFTIE.” Vanessa additionally had a heart-shaped patch sewed onto the jacket with the phrases “say you’ll keep in mind me,” which is a reference to “Wildest Goals.”
Taylor’s spherical of LA concert events comes practically 8 years after Kobe was one among her particular visitors throughout her 1989 World Tour. Kobe was an enormous Taylor fan and joined the “Clean Area” on stage at her August 21, 2015 live performance.
The NBA legend sang Taylor’s praises in a 2019 interview. “Taylor’s been on the prime of the sport for a really, very very long time,” he stated on The Jordan Harbinger Show. “I don’t care if you happen to like her music or don’t like her music, have a look at what she’s doing. It’s horrifying. It’s unbelievable to have the ability to pull that off again and again, and so I have a look at issues like that to try to be taught from them as a lot as I can.”
Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant, and seven others died in a helicopter crash again in January 2020. After the tragedy, Taylor took to social media to mourn the lack of Kobe. “My coronary heart is in items listening to the information of this unimaginable tragedy,” she tweeted. “I can’t fathom what the households are going by. Kobe meant a lot to me and to us all. Sending my prayers, love, and infinite condolences to Vanessa and the household and anybody who misplaced somebody on that flight.”
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