Leandro De Niro Rodriguez, a grandson of Robert De Niro, has died at 19.
His mom, Drena De Niro, introduced the information Monday in an Instagram put up.
“I don’t know the way to dwell with out you however I’ll attempt to go on and unfold the love and light-weight that you just so made me really feel in attending to be your mama,” she wrote. “You had been so deeply beloved and appreciated and I want that love alone may have saved you.”
Drena De Niro shared Leandro with artist Carlos Mare, who posted black squares sans caption on his Instagram accounts.
“I’m deeply distressed by the passing of my beloved grandson Leo. We’re enormously appreciative of the condolences from everybody. We ask that we please be given privateness to grieve our loss of Leo,” Robert De Niro mentioned in a press release.
Additional particulars weren’t instantly out there. Messages to a consultant for Drena De Niro was not instantly returned.
In response to a request to verify a TMZ report that Leandro was present in a New York house, New York Metropolis police wrote that “an 18-year-old male was discovered unconscious, unresponsive and was pronounced deceased by EMS on scene” at a Wall Avenue handle that homes the Cipriani Membership Residences. Leandro solely lately turned 19, information retailers report.
The health worker’s workplace will decide the trigger of demise.
Drena De Niro, 51, is the oldest of Robert De Niro’s now seven kids (the 79-year-old welcomed a child earlier this 12 months). The actor adopted her when he married her mom, Diahnne Abbott, his first spouse. Drena De Niro can be an actor, with roles in “Pleasure,” “The Intern” and “Mozart within the Jungle,” amongst an extended record of credit.
Leandro additionally had appearing credit to his title, with roles in three initiatives additionally that includes his mom: 2005’s “The Assortment,” and 2018’s “Cabaret Maxime” and “A Star Is Born.” In Bradley Cooper’s remake, the mom and son performed mom and son — spouse and youngster to Dave Chappelle’s character.