Rihanna Mourns Cousin’s Death After He Was Shot In Barbados


Rihanna is mourning the death of her cousin after he was shot and killed in Barbados on Boxing Day, BBC reports. The singer paid tribute to her late relative, 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, on Instagram on Dec. 26, showing the two of them together during the holiday.

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The Instagram post showed a photo gallery of four selfies of Rihanna and Alleyne. “RIP cousin… can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms,” Rihanna wrote in the caption. “Never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man!” The “Lemon” artist also called for a change, using the hashtag, #endgunviolence.

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Police are reportedly on the hunt for the shooter, BBC reports. They asked that anyone with information concerning Alleyne’s death, contact Crime Stoppers or the District A Police Station.


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