WATCH: Vanessa Bryant posts touching tribute to ‘forever Valentine’ Kobe

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February 14, 2020 - 7:21 pm
Vanessa Laine Bryant and Kobe Bryant

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Vanessa Bryant posted a Valentine’s Day tribute to her late husband Kobe Bryant on Friday night.

The touching tribute includes a video and message from Vanessa.

“To my forever Valentine, I love you so much,” Vanessa wrote. “Missing you so much on your favorite holiday. Te amo per sempre. Kisses to you and Gigi in heaven. Happy Valentine’s Day, my babies. With all my love, your boo-boo.”

The video includes a photo of Kobe and Vanessa to the Lauryn Hill song “Tell Him.”

To my forever Valentine, I love you so much. Missing you so much on your favorite holiday. Te amo per sempre. Kisses to you and Gigi in heaven. Happy Valentine’s Day, my babies. With all my love, your boo-boo. ❤️song: Tell Him @mslaurynhill

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Kobe, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed along with six other passengers and a pilot when their helicopter went down northwest of Los Angeles on Jan. 26.

Kobe and Gianna were buried in a private family service last week.

A public memorial service for Kobe and his daughter is planned for Feb. 24 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Ticketing information for the event was released Friday morning.

According to TMZ, 88,000 people had already registered for tickets to the public memorial by 7 p.m. Friday. The arena has a capacity of about 20,000.