50 CENT AND OTHERS REACT TO THE DEATH OF CHRIS LIGHTY
The world of hip-hop is mourning the loss of mogul Chris Lighty. According to MTV News, Lighty -- who has managed the careers of Mariah Carey, 50 Cent, Diddy, Nas and Missy Elliot and more, was found dead in his Bronx, New York apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. Cops are investigating the death as a possible suicide. The 44-year-old was found by cops at around 11:30 am in the backyard. He was pronounced dead on the scene -- where a semi-automatic was found.
Sources say that Lighty had been in an argument with his ex-wife and shot himself in the head. The couple got divorced last year. Other reports say that Chris also owed the IRS over $5 million.
The news was announced by Jeff Robinson -- former manager of Alicia Keys, who tweeted, "So very sad about Chris lighty..Great long time friend,fellow bronxite and peer...incredible businessman and person. Its very sad..no one knows what pressures we all really have behind the masks put on for the public and even family and friends.. Pray that we all find our true peace within ourselves& through our lord & savior in whom we ALL lay open,naked & exposed 2 core of our souls."
CELEBS REACT TO CHRIS LIGHTY'S DEATH
Celebs took to Twitter to react to the death of Chris Lighty. Diddy wrote, "In shock. R.I.P. Christ Lighty. He Was A Dear Friend Of Mine And I Still Can't Believe It." Nicki Minaj wrote,"Another tragic & inconceivable loss for the culture. #RIPChrisLighty." Rihanna tweeted, "Rest peacefully Chris Lighty, my prayers go out to family and loved ones! Dear God please have mercy"
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