LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Rapper Meek Mill Tuesday said in a tweet that he had privately apologized to Vanessa Bryant for the lyrics of a leaked song called, “Don’t Worry.”
I apologized to her in private earlier today not to the public…Nothing I say on my page directed to a internet viral moment or the family of a grieving woman! If you care about someone grieving change the subject!
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— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) February 23, 2021
The leaked song, which has since been removed from social media, reportedly contained the lyrics: “This b***h I’m f****n’ always tell me that she love me / But she ain’t ever showed me / Yeah, and if I ever lack, I’m goin’ out with my chopper / It be another Kobe.”
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On Monday night, Bryant took to social media calling the lyrics, “extremely insensitive and disrespectful,” in an Instagram story.
“I am not familiar with any of your music, but I believe you can do better than this,” she wrote. “If you are a fan, fine, there’s a better way to show your admiration for my husband. This lacks respect and tact.
The 41-year-old Lakers legend, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others died in a tragic helicopter crash in January 2020.
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Earlier this month, the National Transportation Safety Board reported that the pilot, 50-year-old pilot Ara Zobayan, had violated federal safety standards and was likely at fault for the fatal crash.