The arena is hosting the Grammy Awards, but grief-stricken fans ignored police warnings to stay away from the area.
The Los Angeles arena is hosting the Grammy Awards, but grief-stricken fans ignored police warnings to stay away from the area.numbered in the hundreds . Bryant fans, however, were unable to get too close to the arena because police had cordoned off the building, where the Grammy Awards were set to begin at 5 p.m. local time. Police urged fans to stay away in order to avoid disrupting the award show, but those warnings appeared to fall on deaf ears, with some fans reminding authorities that the Staples Center is the “ house that Kobe built .” Grammys organizers seemed to agree with this sentiment. The show’s pre-telecast ceremony opened with a tribute to Bryant. “Since we are in his house, I would ask you to join me in a moment of silence,” Recording Academy’s interim CEO Harvey Mason Jr. told attendees . Journalists outside the arena described a surreal scene of celebrities arriving in red-carpet outfits for the ceremony, while crowds of mourners cried and chanted Bryant’s name nearby. The scene outside Staples is surreal. People in Kobe jersey mixed with people in sequined ballgowns for the Grammys. Amid the tears, the crowd breaks into somber applause when this comes on the screen Read more: HuffPost
Uyghurs. Because that’s KOBE’s house and we are always welcomed guests. Not even the Grammys can keep us away. They should have rescheduled. Kobe is LA. His home is Staples Center.
Fans Converge On Staples Center To Mourn Kobe Bryant – Grammys Pay Tribute With Moment Of SilenceGrief-stricken fans converged on the Staples Center Sunday afternoon to mourn NBA legend Kobe Bryant. The Lakers great, his daughter Gianna, 13, and three others were killed when a helicopter crash…
Grammys 2020: Read Host Alicia Keys' Full Monologue'Now we're standing here in the house that Kobe Bryant built,' the two-time Grammys host told the Staples Center audience about the passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna.
Kobe Bryant Fan Shares Sweet Moment With Florist About the Lakers StarA Kobe Bryant fan took to Twitter to share a touching moment between him and a florist while mourning the basketball superstar. Lessons from Kobe's Death 1 Everyone dies(Rom 6:23) 2 Money can't stop it(Mt 19:16-30) 3 Tomorrow isnt promised(Pro 27:1) 4 Life is fragile(Jam 4:13-15) 5 Without Jesus we end up in Hell(Eph 2:8-9) 6 JESUS is the only Savior(Jn 14:6) *Put your trust in Jesus* KobeBryant Please share 9 loved, precious people, killed in a tragic accident. Let this be a reminder of the fragility of life. Time is not a given, to anyone, so hug your family and friends tighter, work on relationship building, tell people you care, make up with those you’ve fought with, spread love.
Kobe Bryant fans mourn at Staples Center after helicopter crash - Business InsiderPhotos and videos show makeshift Kobe Bryant memorials where fans are mourning the basketball legend, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday Maybe these people should be mourning the 5 POLICE officers!!! who gave up their LIVES in the line of duty last week instead of a hateful racist who did nothing but bounce a ball around.
Fans and Artists Mourn Kobe Bryant Outside the Staples CenterThe news of Kobe Bryant's death radically changed the tone outside of the Staples Center. Eve_Barlow reports from the GRAMMYs red carpet
Fans Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant Outside Staples CenterBryant starred for 20 years with the Los Angeles, who call Staples home. He died Sunday in a helicopter crash at age 41. RIPKobyBryant That was fast So young and his daughter so sad