Actor, Tyrese Gibson was in tears Monday as he mourned the loss of his mom, Priscilla Murray Gibson, who died after battling COVID-19 and pneumonia.
He took to his Instagram page where he revealed the sad news on Monday (Feb. 14), sharing a touching video of himself holding her hand.
“On behalf of my family and everyone who ever spent anytime praying tor [sic] my mother This is the saddest moment of my life,” he expressed. He continued his extended caption writing, “My sweet Valentine just passed away….. May the lord Jesus Christ and his angels open the doors of heavens and embrace her………. We as a family are broken and just can’t believe this……. May the lord Jesus Christ honor your walk with him and embrace you into the heavens……. From here on I ask that you HOLD MY HAND MOTHER and never let my hand go………. Like you held my hand as a child and a teen never let my hand go mother…..”
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The “Fast & Furious” star could be heard crying in the heartbreaking video as he said, “Rest in peace, Mom. You fought, Mom. You fought. Oh my God, I’m so sorry this happened, Mom. Jesus.
“I’m gonna hold your hand for the rest of my life, OK?” he told her. “Everywhere I go, I’m gonna hold your hand the way you held my hand when I was a kid. Every journey this life takes me to from here on, you’re gonna hold my hand, Mom, OK?”
A week ago, the “Sweet Lady” singer revealed his mother had been hospitalized and fallen into a coma. Gibson requested prayers and support from his social media followers throughout the ordeal.
“I need prayers, the most sincere prayers from you prayer warriors…. Hold on mother[,] I’m there by your side in a few days… God is able to do things, he’s pulled you OUT of a coma before… Oh God I seen the light[,] things have been going so well… Now this…,” he captioned his IG post in part.
May her soul Rest In Peace.