Regina King faces the most terrifying moments of her life. Her son died by suicide a few days after his birthday. Check out the full reports below.
Their son, Ian Alexander Jr., died by suicide a few days after his 26th birthday.
The Shade Room notes: “The news, originally reported by @bscott, was confirmed by Regina King in a statement to @PEOPLE.”
“Our family is heartbroken by the loss of Ian,” King said. “He is such a shining light who cares so much about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time. Thanks very much.’
TSR continued, saying, “Please keep Regina King and everyone who knew and loved her son Ian in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.”
Someone said, “God bless her and everyone else who is silently struggling with their mental health.”
One commenter wrote: “Wow this is a heartbreaking man!!! My God, touch her heart and her family!!’
One devotee said, “Lord, put your arms around Regina and this family have mercy and grace upon his soul.”
One fan wrote: “The pain of being a parent is unbearable. OMG. I pray for her and her family.”
Someone else said: “The saddest thing is when you lose the battle with yourself. May his soul rest in peace. All of you please check for those in your area.
One commenter posted: “So much suicide happens these days look after your people you never know what people are going through.”
Another said: “I am praying for you and your family. And I reject any guilt or pain she may feel. I pray for her and her family for healing and strength. I pray for his mercy and salvation and that he may rest in peace.’