NBA Alum Sebastian Telfair ‘Hurt’ After Losing Mother and Brother to Coronavirus
While his brother Dan Telfair died on March 28, his mother passed away a month later after battling the virus that has killed millions of people around the world.
- Apr 28, 2020
AceShowbiz – People all around the world have been having a hard time as the Coronavirus continues to claim more lives. For Sebastian Telfair, it’s been exceptionally tough since he has to deal with not just one, but two loses because of the pandemic. Both her mother and older brother have died after battling the virus.
New York Post reported that Dan Telfair, his older brother, died first on March 28. Sebastian’s younger brother Ethan confirmed the news through a tweet that read, “Today i lost my big brother and it’s ripping my heart and spirit apart. I love you so much and i don’t know how I’m going to get over this. Rest In Peace Dan. my heart is exploding . God your will.”
Their cousin, Stephon Marbory, also confirmed the news in an interview, saying, “I lost my cousin to this virus, my little cousin Sebastian, his older brother. We lost him two days ago.” At the time of the interview, Stephon revealed that his mom was “fighting for her life right now because of the virus. It’s pretty difficult. It’s a trying time.”
Unfortunately, despite all the efforts doctors made to prevent her death, she passed away on early Monday, April 27. Both Ethan and Sebastian took to their respective social media accounts to pay tribute to their mom. In Ethan’s case, he wrote, “Rest in Peace mommy. Until we meet again my angel.”
On the other hand, Sebastian appeared to find it hard to accept that his mom is no longer in this world. He wrote on Instagram Stories, “Let me see them X-rays. I ain’t no expert. We just hurt!” He then followed it with a black-and-white photo of her mom and a video of the mother-and-son duo together. “Life will never be the same again,” so he captioned the video.