DMX’s ex-wife reveals his final words helped her understand he wasn’t afraid to die
The 50-year-old rap legend was admitted to the hospital in April after struggling a coronary heart assault. He in the end died one week in a while April 9 at White Plains Hospital in New York. DMX, whose actual identify was Earl Simmons, was mourned by each followers and his cohorts in showbusiness on the time of his demise.
“I’m torn. Our youngsters are struggling and attempting to get to over that ‘not sufficient time with their dad’ factor; it is a robust time,” his ex, Tashera Simmons mentioned throughout an look on the “Folks Each Day” podcast. “On the identical time … I used to suppose that this was insensitive to say, however I do consider he’s in a greater place, simply due to the phrases he left me with. He was by no means afraid of passing on. And I was aggravated with that, however now I perceive.”
DMX’S ex-wife, Tashera Simmons, left, and his fiancé Desiree Lindstrom embrace throughout a prayer vigil exterior of White Plains Hospital, Monday, April 5, 2021, in White Plains, N.Y. Supporters and household of the rapper DMX have chanted his identify and provided up prayers exterior the hospital the place he stays on life assist. The 50-year-old was admitted to the hospital following a coronary heart assault. (AP Picture/Mary Altaffer)
Sadly, she stopped wanting revealing precisely what his remaining phrases to her had been and the way they helped her perceive his ideas on his personal mortality. Nonetheless, followers got the chance to listen to among the three-time Grammy winner’s parting ideas throughout a two-part interview he did with TV One’s “Uncensored,” which started airing this previous Sunday. Though nobody knew it on the time, the interview ended up being DMX’s final, which Tashera is ok with given the way in which he introduced himself in it.
“I did not know that it was filmed,” the 50-year-old defined. “Once they known as me, I did not understand that this was the final interview that he’d completed. And the issues that he talked about in it had been so highly effective to them, tales that he spoke about of myself and him that I did not even bear in mind, actually, till… They actually needed to replay it.”