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Mindy Kaling Honors Kobe Bryant's Birthday with Sweet Photo of Her Daughter Wearing His Jersey

Mindy Kaling Honors Kobe Bryant's Birthday with Sweet Photo of Her Daughter Wearing His Jersey

Mindy Kaling is honoring Kobe Bryant.

The Mindy Project actress took to Instagram to share a photo of her 3-year-old daughter Katherine in the late NBA superstar’s jersey on Monday (August 23), which would have been his 43rd birthday.

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“Happy birthday Kobe. I’m reminded of your impact daily,” Mindy - who is also a mom to 10-month-old Spencer – wrote in the caption. “For instance, here is a picture of my daughter at ballet when she refused to take off your jersey and put on her leotard and tutu.”

Kobe passed away in January 2020 alongside one of his daughters, Gianna, 13, and other passengers. He is survived by his wife Vanessa and their daughter Natalia, 18, Bianka, 4, and Capri, 2.

After his passing, Mindy wrote via Twitter: “#KobeBryant you were the greatest. You made our city and the rest of the world so proud. Every basketball fan knew the magnificence of the Mamba. Love and healing to Vanessa and those little girls. God, this is just the worst ever.”

Vanessa accepted Kobe‘s induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on his behalf last May.

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Photos: Getty Images, Instagram: @mindykaling
Posted to: Kobe Bryant, Mindy Kaling

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