By Ahsinet Monee
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer
This is a tragic time for the Housley’s.
Tamera Mowry-Housley is still grieving the death of her and her husband Adam’s niece, Alaina, who was killed in the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill Bar Thousand Oaks, California, earlier this month.
The Sister Sister star, returned to work today co-hosting on The Real. During Monday’s episode following the family tragedy, Mowry-Housley broke down in tears when speaking about Alaina. Alaina was only 18 years old and a college freshman at the time of her death.
“She was my niece from marriage, but she was my friend and my sister from my heart,” the 40-year-old actress said, as pictures and videos of the two together were shown.
“I loved that girl,” she continued through tears. “ ….My heart needs a bandage.”
The Real co-host, also talked about now advocating for gun control and the current deep divide in the country.
“We need change when it comes to gun violence, and I don’t care if I have to knock on the doors of the White House to do it,” she shared.
Mowry-Housley was wearing turquoise bracelets made in Alaina’s honor, which are to advocate for change and unite people in our country.
“We should never have to fight for the safety of our children,” she said.
Our prayers goes out to the Housley Family during this time!
Watch Tamera Mowry-Housley’s heartfelt message below:
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