Comedy Central removes cartoon that depicted Kobe Bryant’s death
2016 Cartoon depicting Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash has been deleted by Comedy Central.
NBA legend Kobe Bryant’s tragic end in a helicopter crash left fans and friends in a shock. The legendary popular basketball player’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna was also on board the ill-fated flight. She and seven others lost their life with Bryant.
As the world is coming to terms with the passing of the NFL star, a shocking video from 2016 is going viral on the internet. The video is a small clip from a 2016 animated TV show Legends of Chamberlain Heights. The show had run for two seasons before it was axed. The viral clip titled, End of Days, showcases Kobe dying in a fate similar to reality now.
Check out the viral clip here:
— Semore Buckz (@semorebuckz_) January 26, 2020
In the short clip, a helicopter crashes down to the ground. Kobe Bryant crawls out of it. But before he can make it to safety, the chopper explodes, killing him. The episode was aired on November 16, 2016. The makers have deleted the clip.
The official Twitter handle of the show shared, “Out of respect for Kobe and his family we have removed the clip of him and ask that you please don’t share it.”
Out of respect for Kobe and his family we have removed the clip of him and ask that you please don’t share it.
RIP Kobe and Gigi Bryant and everyone else who died in the helicopter crash today
— Legends (@LegendsofCH) January 26, 2020
This is not the only prediction about Kobe Bryant’s death that has gone viral. A Twitter user named @dotNoso in 2012 had tweeted about the sportsperson dying in a helicopter crash.
Kobe is going to end up dying in a helicopter crash
— .Noso (@dotNoso) November 13, 2012
The news about Kobe’s passing broke only minutes before the gates of Grammys 2020 opened. The venue for this year’s event was Staples Center in Los Angeles, where Kobe has spent most of his illustrious career. The legend was paid a fitting tribute by the stars.