Kobe Bryant, the NBA superstar, died on Sunday morning in a fatal helicopter crash leaving behind Vanessa Bryant, his wife, who has since been silent. She has, however, broken the silence, taking to Instagram on Wednesday to thank fans. Bryant died together with her daughter and seven others who were also in the helicopter. She expressed her devastation, and at the same time, noted the love fans had poured out in condoling with the family. She thanked the millions who were with the family in prayers and confessed to needing them.