News of the death of Frankie Lons sent shock waves through the industry Monday (July 19) after report surfaced she passed away of a drug overdose on her 61st birthday (July 18).
And while her fans swarmed social media with sympathy and condolences extended to her children, most waited for a response from Lons’ most famous child – the GRAMMY-nominated R&B diva Keyshia Cole.
Her first statement on the matter cam via social media Thursday (July 22). Look inside to see what she said:
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Taking to Instagram, Cole posted:
“This is so hard man. Can’t really even find the words. SMH. I honestly don’t even know how to feel. You can never prepare for something like this… Ever!!! but you will be missed.” She added, “Naturally so funny, that’s what I loved about your personality…. we all did. I created this post to show my love and appreciation for your life and I would like to thank my fans + supporters, shooot your supporters and fans, for being here with us during these hard times, and the love that you all have for us.”