Regina King called Son Ian Alexander Jr. as “A Bright Light” after his death – The Hollywood Reporter
Regina King’s son, Ian Alexander Jr., died on Friday at the age of 26, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed.
“Our family is devastated to the deepest extent by the loss of Ian,” King said in a statement obtained by CHEAP. “He is such a bright light who cares so much about the happiness of others. Our family respectfully considers during this private time. Thank you.”
Cause of death was not provided, but according to Everyone, Ian died by suicide.
King shared Ian with her ex-husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr. Ian is an artist and DJ who posted on Instagram just three days ago about an upcoming event at Bardot this month.
The If Beale Street could talk The actress appeared close to her son, revealed on See in a 2017 interview that the couple had matching tattoos. A week ago, King took to Instagram to urge her followers to support Ian’s new song, “Green Eyes”.
Ian paid tribute to King on his 50th birthday last year, writing on Instagram: “Being able to see you spend this life and make it yours is something I will forever grateful. But having a mother is the greatest gift I could ask for. “