For years, Jessie J's bodyguard Dave stood by her side, watching her at concerts, movies, and night walks. On Sunday, the British singer announced the devastating death of the guard, whom she considered "family".
In a lengthy post on Instagram, Jessie J described the special moments that the couple had shared over the past four years, including improvised workouts outside of their touring coach, sms in the pauses for "The Voice" and shaking hands, when she was nervous on an international flight.
"The way we laughed, I always go back, we had so much fun, Dave." the 30-year-old star wrote.
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Jessie J called Dave her "rock" and a "gentle giant". with a big heart.
"Your love for your dogs, your love for tattoos, your love for traveling, your gentleness, your voice, the way you stayed with me when everyone else left, it was me and you in Aus, Jessie J went on to explain that she had decided to post the tribute publicly so everyone could remember it. The incredible man Dave was.
It is unclear how Dave, who is also a father, died, even though it suddenly seemed to be – when Jessie J found out that they would date hot chocolate next week.
"I miss you, I'll see you on the other side one day, rest, Dave," Give your dad a hug from me, "added Jessie J.
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accompanied by a mix of 10 pictures and videos by Dave In some candid shots, Dave showed how he protected Jessie J while welcoming fans, while other selfies were taken in different places.
"They were not only my safety, we are family. "Me and you," Jessie J. said
hours later, Jessie J uploaded another video in which Dave boarded a small plane. In the video, she laughed as the muscular bodyguard tried to squeeze through the door of a small plane.