Kobe Bryant’s death causes internet meltdown

*sobs bitterly* Sleep on, Kobe. The world already misses you.

To say the death of 41-year-old American basketball great Kobe Bryant has sent shockwaves throughout the world is the biggest understatement of 2020.

The Black Mamba, who died tragically in a helicopter mishap in Calabasas, California became a trending topic on Twitter within seconds of the news hitting the internet.

BUZZ fam, many people are gutted by the late Los Angeles Lakers’ passing…

In the last 20 minutes, Kobe Bryant has generated over 2.5 million tweets with the Twitter platform struggling to keep up as millions around the world grieve at the loss of the legendary basketballer.

Already, hundreds of tributes are flowing in for the late athlete, with many particularly unable to fathom what his wife Vanessa and their children could be going through at this time.

From fellow athletes to actor and musicians, here are just a few of the many notable reactions to Bryant’s death:

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😤😔🥺 it can’t be

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