DMX’s Ex-Wife And His Fiancée Hold Hands At Memorial Service

Late rapper, DMX, born Earl Simmons, was honored during a special homegoing service, telecast by BET on Sunday (April 25).  The emotional event featured appearances by his children, his Ruff Ryders family, his ex-wife Tashera Simmons and his fiancée Desiree Lindstrom

Honoring DMX with a heartfelt speech, Simmons recognized Lindstrom with a powerful sentiment. 

“Real women do real things, I am a real woman and a woman of God, that [Lindstrom] woman is a woman of god,” she said. “And that’s why I love you.” Lindstrom then came to the stage and to hug Tashera, while the two held hands as she finished her speech.

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Black Twitter reacted to the women’s embrace and praised them for such a touching interaction to comfort one another. 

DMX passed away on Friday (April 9) after suffering a heart attack following a drug overdose a week earlier. He was admitted to White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York on April 2 and was described as being in a “vegetative state.” He never regained consciousness.

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