Kevin Hart announces father’s death in heartfelt tribute on Instagram
Kevin Hart announced his father’s death in a heartfelt tribute on his Instagram page.
The comedian has posted several photos capturing fond memories with his father, Henry Robert Witherspoon.
“RIP to one of the most raw and real things ever done… Love Dad. Gone but never forgotten… Give me a hug… you guys did a good job,” he wrote.
“Thanks for everything… I’m a better dad because of you… We’ll all make you proud.”
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One of the pictures Hart uploaded showing Witherspoon wearing a snorkel while sitting next to his son, smiling for the camera. “RIP Spoon,” the caption said.
Much Hart’s Celebrity friends have sent their condolences.
“Bless you brother. Love to you and your family,” commented comedian Hasan Minhaj.
“Oh, sorry, Kev. He won’t leave you until he knows you’re a good person,” Chelsea Handler wrote.
“I’m so sorry Kev. Love you. Keep making them a proud brother” White chicken actor Marlon Wayans commented.
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Hart has previously admitted his relationship with his father hasn’t always been good, with Witherspoon being a cocaine addict who was infrequent throughout Hart’s childhood.
In a year 2017 appearance above The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe comedian admits that he knows “why I am”.
“My dad had a lot to do with that – the mistakes my dad made, you know, the drug decisions, in and out of prison, in and out of our lives,” he said. speak.
“I’ve seen firsthand what not being present has done and because of that, I now know what presence means. I know what it can do, I know it can affect What’s next for your child?”
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Despite that, the actor decided to put the past behind and help his father get more involved in his life.
In his 2017 memoir I can’t say thisHart explains that he’s “in a position where I’m lucky and I can deliver”.
“I can say, ‘Here, dad, this is the house, here’s the car, here’s some money. Spend time with your grandchildren. Be the best man… the days that you are. missed with me are the days that we missed, it’s fine, I’m fine with that’.”
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