Rihanna has taken to Instagram to share with her fans some heartbreaking family news – one of her beloved cousins has passed away due to a gun violence related act.
The R&B songstress shared a series of snaps alongside her late cousin.
"RIP cousin... can't believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man! 😢🙏🏿❤ #endgunviolence," the 29-year-old captioned the emotional gallery.
A number of the star's 59 million followers took to her post to share their messages of condolences.
Sending love to the Grammy-Award winner and her loved ones during this festive season.