Kevin Hart is going through a tough time right now, and fans are giving all their love and support to one of the most beloved comedians of all time.
The comedian announced the death of his father, Henry Robert Witherspoon, on Instagram on Oct. 12. His father was 73 years old. Kevin announced his passing through several Instagram posts with some heartfelt captions.
The original post featured various photos of Kevin spending time with his father and family. The post’s caption reads:
“RIP to one of the most down-to-earth, sassy people ever… I love you Dad. Gone but never forgotten.. Hugs to Mom….You guys were nice.Thank you for everything….Me is better thanks to you Dad 😢💪🏾🙏🏾 We are all proud of you..”
The second post was a photo of Kevin Hart and his father with a caption below that read, “RIP Spoons…..😢🙏🏾.”
Kevin has had a complicated relationship with his father. His father had several incidents that resulted in him serving time in prison and a drug problem that led to him not being the father he is now in Kevin’s life. Kevin talks about his relationship with his father in his early stand-ups and in his 2017 memoir, I Can’t Make This Up.
However, in 2018, Kevin revealed that he had decided to forgive his father while speaking to People.
“No matter what, he is my father….he is my father no matter how I was raised and how often I have seen him in my life.” .
Kevin Hart’s mother, named Nancy, died in 2007 after battling ovarian cancer.
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