Whereas grief loomed over the sports activities neighborhood, the basketball legend was paid a becoming tribute by the leisure trade on the Grammys in addition to speak present hosts who held a particular tribute.
It is just January and Hollywood has already seen some severe excessive’s and low’s. Whereas the awards season has introduced a complete lot of pleasure, the horrific information of Kobe Bryant’s loss of life triumphed all. The lethal helicopter crash left Kobe, his teenage daughter Gianna and 7 others useless on 26 January in Calabasas, California. Whereas grief loomed over the sports activities neighborhood, the basketball legend was paid a becoming tribute by the leisure trade on the Grammys in addition to speak present hosts who held a particular tribute.
Now, as Oscars approaches, the Academy Awards may even be paying a particular tribute to the Lakers legend. E!Information confirmed on Tuesday that the Oscars will honour Kobe in a particular section that’s certain to go away some teary-eyed within the viewers. For the unversed, aside from being a basketball legend, Kobe additionally received an Oscar in 2018 for Finest Animated Quick Movie. Titled Pricey Basketball, the movie was primarily based on a poem the athlete wrote to announce his retirement from the NBA.
On the time, Kobe in his acceptance speech had mentioned, “This feels higher than profitable the championship, to be trustworthy with you. Rising up as a child, I dreamed of profitable championships and dealing actually exhausting to make that dream come true, however then to have one thing like this seemingly come out of left subject.”
Kobe’s sudden loss of life left celebs and basketball followers all over the world in a state of shock. Whereas the accident continues to be beneath investigation, hundreds of thousands of followers, together with Justin Bieber, have petitioned to vary the NBA brand. The Oscars 2020 shall be telecast on the morning of February 10 in India.