On January 26, the day of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, basketball legend Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter accident, along with 8 other passengers. One of these passengers was his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Maria Onore Bryant.
At the GRAMMYs ceremony, presenter Alicia Keys and various guests paid tribute to Kobe Bryant’s life through speeches and songs.
On the red carpet, BTS offered their condolences to Kobe Bryant’s family.
“We feel really sorry to hear that,” RM said, on behalf of the group. “Our thoughts are with his family, and big respect. We’ve been always his fans, and the world will remember him…We were big fans.”
Jungkook was shushing the members because Namjoon was talking about the unfortunate news this morning 🙁 so respectful 🙁 pic.twitter.com/tBSRb47A7D
— ⁷ (@mygbebe) January 27, 2020
BTS are among the many idols who have come forward to pay their respects to this icon and his immense legacy. May he rest in peace.