Set off warning: This submit comprises mentions of suicide
Regina King has paid tribute to her son Ian Alexander Jr., who has died on the age of 26.
In line with a spokesperson for the household, Alexander Jr. died by suicide. “Our household is devastated on the deepest stage by the lack of Ian,” King stated in a press release. “He’s such a brilliant mild who cared so deeply concerning the happiness of others. Our household asks for respectful consideration throughout this non-public time. Thanks.”
Alexander Jr. was a musician who carried out underneath the title desduné and he usually accompanied King to pink carpet occasions. The pair had matching tattoos studying “unconditional love” in Aramaic and final week, King shared his newest single ‘Inexperienced Eyes’ on her Instagram.
His debut EP ‘Clementine’ was meant to be launched this month and he was because of carry out in Los Angeles on January 28.
“It’s been a minute however now we again on the bounce off. Don’t you need to say you supported desduné earlier than the blowup,” he wrote on Instagram earlier this week, saying the present.
Talking about King on the 2019 Golden Globes, Alexander Jr. advised E! Information: “She’s only a tremendous mother. She doesn’t actually let dangerous work days or something come again and wreck the time that we have now. It’s actually superior to have a mom who I can take pleasure in spending time with.”
In 2021, he took to Instagram to have a good time the actor/director’s fiftieth birthday. “To have the ability to watch you are taking this lifetime by its neck and make it yours is one thing I’ll endlessly be thankful for. However to have you ever as my mom is the best present I may ask for,” he wrote.
“To be all that you’re whereas all the time having the time to be there, love and help me unconditionally is actually outstanding,” he added. “The entire Marvel universe ain’t bought shit on you, you’re the true superhero!”
Following the information, individuals have taken to social media to share tributes to Alexander Jr. and provide their help to King.
PRAYERS for Regina King household & Ian Alexander Sr. household🙏🏾Pricey LORD give them STRENGTH throughout this time🙏🏾💜
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) January 22, 2022
My coronary heart hurts for Regina King and her household. God please watch over them.
— The Chosen One : I 💖 YOU FRESHIE 4EVER (@KidCudi) January 22, 2022
Deepest condolences and prayers for power to @ReginaKing. Sending again to her all the heat and light and help she has prolonged to me and to so many others. https://t.co/GyuC8EmjmQ
— Sherrilyn Ifill (@Sifill_LDF) January 22, 2022
Psychological well being is so essential and scary trigger you can have a momma like this who loves you down and despair will nonetheless win. That is hurting me so dangerous man https://t.co/R5G6t3VKec
— 🤎 (@notalottamani) January 22, 2022
— BET (@BET) January 22, 2022
Buddies Please be a part of me in a prayer for @ReginaKing. She is pure mild, and all love. Her kindness is aware of no bounds. And for a coronary heart like hers to have misplaced her son? I can not think about the grief. Carry her up in no matter method you could. Sending love, and deepest condolences.
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) January 22, 2022
I ship all my like to Regina King as she navigates such a wide ranging loss. I understand how it feels and I hope she is surrounded by love proper now. Unimaginable.
— roxane homosexual (@rgay) January 22, 2022
Prayers …and my deepest and honest condolences to Regina King and her household.
Relaxation in Heavenly Peace, Ian Alexander Jr. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🕊🕊🕊 pic.twitter.com/2jK1qEMRSR
— Jill Marie Jones (@MsJillMJones) January 22, 2022
Praying for Regina King. She wants all of the grace and light-weight that may circulation her method proper now. 🙏🏾
— Be A King (@BerniceKing) January 22, 2022
Sending all of my love and condolences to Regina King. I pray that she’s surrounded by love and therapeutic vitality.
— Marc Lamont Hill (@marclamonthill) January 22, 2022
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