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PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 16: Offset attends the UGG 12X12 Sneaker Launch During AW20 Paris Fashion Week Men's on January 16, 2020 in Paris, France.

Offset is currently mourning the loss of his great uncle, who died after a battle with COVID-19. On Sunday morning (Apr. 19), Offset took to Instagram and shared the devastating news.

“Smfh this corona [expletive]  done killed my great uncle,” Offset told his 16 million followers. “Rip uncle Jerry damn man.” Offset’s wife, Cardi B recently shared how the virus has impacted those close to her.

“I’ve been really sad because so many people around me have been going through a lot of [expletive],” Cardi B said during a recent live-stream. “It’s hard to feel good when so many people around you is going through a lot of [expletive].”


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