Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson revealed his mother, Priscilla Murray Gibson, died on Monday, Feb. 14, due to medical complications related to COVID-19 and pneumonia.
"On behalf of my family and everyone who ever spent anytime praying tor my mother This is the saddest moment of my life………. My sweet Valentine just passed away….." he wrote on Instagram.
"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….." he continued.
Celebrities including Brandy, D.L. Hughley, Wanya Morris and others sent their condolences in the comment section under the post.
"Omg my heart just cries for you and your family right now. Praying peace and strength and comfort for you dear friend and brother in Christ. I’m so so so sorry. Our Heavenly Father has her now," Nicole Scherzinger said.
La La Anthony also sent a message, saying, "Praying for u. I’m so sorry for ur loss. I know she’s so proud of you. May she rest peacefully. Love you always my friend."
"Sending you and your beautiful family an abundance of love and light King as your Royal Empress transitions to Higher plane of energy. Continuous Blessings King," rapper Busta Rhymes said.
Murray Gibson was hospitalized last week, as Blavity previously reported. Gibson asked his followers for their continued prayers for a speedy recovery. After his mother's death, the "Sweet Lady" singer shared a heartfelt message of thanks to musician Kenny G, who serenaded Murray Gibson with one final song.
"Dear [Kenny G] I will never ever forget what you did for our beloved mother you sent her into the heavens with the perfect melody………. I am going to watch this clip over and over and remember that you sent her into the heavens on the sweetest Melodies," he said.