"That mama bear thing where I'll do anything for my child, I'm one of those moms. I'll give my right arm – and that's my writing arm – for my child's safety, and so my child can advance and reach higher than I've ever reached." - Regina King to USA TODAY in 2018 while promoting "If Beale Street Could Talk"
Monday (Jan.24), Fox spoke for King, revealing she is doing "okay' on Fox Soul's Cocktails with Queens. "I was with Regina last night," Fox, 57 shared while holding back tears, adding, "She's okay."
"Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian," King said in a statement sent to PEOPLE. "He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time. Thank you."
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