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XXXTentacion's Stunning Mother Cleopatra Tearfully Accepts AMA for Slain Son
2024/02/07

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was posthumously honored at the 2018 on Tuesday.

After the late musician was awarded the favorite soul/R&B album title for his debut album, his mother Cleopatra Bernard took the stage to claim the prize from presenters and .

“I’m so nervous, you guys,” Bernard told the crowd in L.A.’s Microsoft Theater.

“I am honored to accept this award on behalf of my son. I would like to thank the AMAs, his fans and to everyone who made this possible. Thank you guys so much; I appreciate this.”

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In June, XXXTentacion (born Jahseh Onfroy) was at a motorcycle dealership outside of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; he was 20 years old. A month later, four men were on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in relation to the case.

At the time of his death, XXXTentacion in connection with allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman; he had previously repeatedly denied the allegations.

The 2018 American Music Awards are airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

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