In a shocking turn of events, Regina King’s Son Ian Alexander Jr. has passed away. He has committed suicide, and the entire family is devastated as they navigate through this difficult time. Regina King has issued an official statement further confirming the devastating news. The mother-son duo earlier made a few red carpet appearances, including the one in 2019 where Ian called Regina a super mom while at the Golden Globes.
She further mourned her son’s death, remembering him as a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. The family asks for respectful consideration during this critical time. Celebs including Viola Davis, Josh Grad, and Loni Love has come forward to show support for the actress who just lost her son.
Regina King’s Son Used To Call Her Mother, ‘Super-Mom’
The popular actress shared her only son with her ex-husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr. Given his father’s musical background, Ian, too, followed a similar trajectory and was thriving in his career as a deejay. Regina King has earlier praised Ian as an amazing young man. Here’s what Viola Davis has written to show her support.
Not only that, but the actress has earlier admitted at the time that her son Ian was her biggest source of pride. As she parted ways from Ian’s father back in 2007 and announced split after nine years of marriage, Regina admitted being a single parent came with its fair share of struggle. While she said that it wasn’t always easy, she also added that nothing is stronger than her love for her son.
Ian always shared a beautiful relationship with his mother as he penned down a thoughtful note on Regina King’s 50th birthday. The late Deejay said that he is deeply inspired by his mother’s love, artistry, and gangsta! He further stated that to watch his mother take this lifetime by its neck and make it her is something that he will forever be grateful for. The two even got matching tattoos that said unconditional love” in Aramaic. Ian got his tattoo on his shoulder, and Regina got hers on her arm.
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