Marlo Hampton is in need of some serious love and light.
Last Saturday ( March 2), the Real Housewives of Atlanta star’s younger brother Curtis passed away after suffering a traumatic brain injury. She shared her sad news on social media earlier this week.
“Thank you to all my family, friends and #theHamptons for all your love and prayers. Yesterday at 6:04 am God decided he wanted my lil brother home with him,” she wrote on Sunday.
“Curtis I you more than words could ever say, we shared a bond that cannot be explained.
Don’t worry about me, your big sis is going to turn up Memphis style for you “Mannnnn.” I’m going to listen to T- Pain, Goodie Mob, DMX, 8Ball & MJG and drink an Olde English 800 Curtis style, even though you know I don’t like beer! I just want to feel close to you.”
Marlo concluded her post asking him to save her a place in heaven.
“Save me a blinged out bed, pillow, cloud or something next to you in heaven Curtis. I will miss you so so much. ”
Prior to his passing, Marlo took to Twitter on Feb. 27 asking for prayers, sharing that her brother had been badly hurt.
“Please pray for my baby brother Curtis, he’s suffered a traumatic brain injury and the doctors are doing everything they can for him,” she wrote in the caption.”
“Curtis, lil bro, I love you so much, since the day you were born you’ve been so special to me, life’s trials and tribulations caused us to drift apart from time to time, I tried my best to protect you and help/give/teach some of the things we missed out on during our childhood, still we share so many good memories and unconditional love for one another,” she added.
BravoTV.com noted that Marlo has received lots of love from RHOA family, including Kandi Burruss, Shamari DeVoe, Cynthia Bailey, Tanya Sam, and Nene Leakes’ husband Gregg Leakes who all showed their support for their friend.
Sending our prayers to the Hampton family. Rest in peace Curtis.
Rest In Power: Grammy-Winning R&B Singer James Ingram Dead At 66
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The bad news keeps coming today...💔— Holly Robinson Peete 💃🏾♍️ (@hollyrpeete) January 29, 2019
Devastated to hear about the loss of one of my favorite singers and a great friend Mr. James Ingram. I remember asking him if he would sing at our 1995 wedding and he said he would be honored
Sending prayers to his family. #RIPJamesIngram 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/qqiqLPxU6r
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This beautiful tribute from the man that really knew him. RIP James Ingram. Thank you for your gorgeous voice. https://t.co/1VsDgseXQX— Mario Cantone (@macantone) January 29, 2019
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Today I celebrate the life of James Ingram. His unmistakable voice and songwriting genius set a standard of excellence for me... James Ingram paved the way for me to sing love songs with intent and authenticity. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/L0cMK2s1UV— Kenny Lattimore (@kennylattimore) January 29, 2019
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RIP James Ingram. Thank you for some of the songs that filled our lives. pic.twitter.com/E9fapg8rB5— Frederick Joseph (@FredTJoseph) January 29, 2019
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We lost another R&B legend James Ingram. Died at 66 and one of the major stars of R&B in the 1980's and 90's. I grew up listening to his music and one of my favorite singer. His music and legacy will definitely live on forever and ever RIP #JamesIngram pic.twitter.com/zKFKWe29BC— Phillip Tucker (@MrPhillyT86) January 29, 2019
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So saddened to hear this. First met James when I was in Shalamar, he played on “Friends” album and co-wrote on another. Such a talent vocally and musically, a family man, witty and wise. My condolences to his family and friends 🙏🏽✨😔 Rest in Heaven James Ingram. https://t.co/Md3Wzdccw3— JODY WATLEY (@jodywatley) January 29, 2019
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RIP sweet James Ingram. Hearing your voice sing words and notes I made up is a gift I will cherish always. And I will never forget the laughs.— Richard Marx (@richardmarx) January 29, 2019
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How Do You Keep The Music Playing? Listen to and find 100 Ways to remember the great #JamesIngram, an American original. For those of us fortunate to have heard him sing, even if Just Once, knows that the Heavenly Chorus has a new lead singer.https://t.co/7lk6tO0tAR— Sheila Jackson Lee (@JacksonLeeTX18) January 29, 2019
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2-time Grammy winning soul legend James Ingram passes away today. RIP my friend.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 29, 2019
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And James Ingram?! 66?! Fuck. This. Day.— Barry Jenkins (@BarryJenkins) January 29, 2019
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James Ingram and Patti Austin ~ ‘Baby Come To Me’ ~ 1992💿— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) January 29, 2019
What a voice. What a career. What a talent. What a life. Thank you and rest, James Ingram.🙏🏼 https://t.co/duiSgKYBr2
Rest In Peace: Marlo Hampton’s Brother Dies After Suffering A Traumatic Brain Injury was originally published on hellobeautiful.com