Drena De Niro, the renowned actress, and daughter of the legendary actor Robert De Niro, has revealed the devastating news of her adolescent son’s passing. She expressed her profound sorrow in a social media post, sharing some intensely personal sentiments about the tragic occurrence.
Leandro De Niro Rodriguez, Drena’s son, has unfortunately left this world. The 51-year-old actress disclosed this sorrowful news on her Instagram account on a recent Sunday evening. “My beautiful sweet angel. I have loved you beyond words or description from the moment I felt you in my belly,” she penned in the post, announcing the heartbreaking loss to her followers and the wider world.
Continuing her tribute, Drena expressed, “You have been my joy, my heart, and all that was ever pure and real in my life. I wish I was with you right now. I don’t know how to live without you, but I’ll try to go on and spread the love and light that you so made me feel in getting to be your mama. You were so deeply loved and appreciated and I wish that love alone could have saved you.”
In an outpouring of regret, she added, “I’m so sorry my baby.” To conclude her emotional message, she wrote, “Rest in Peace and Eternal Paradise my darling boy,” thus bidding her beloved son a heartfelt farewell.
Drena’s emotional post continued with her expressing, “My beautiful sweet angel. I have loved you beyond words or description from the moment I felt you in my belly. You have been my joy, my heart, and all that was pure and real in my life. I wish I could be with you now. I don’t know how to carry on without you, but I will try to keep spreading the love and light that you brought into my life as your mom. You were deeply cherished and I wish that love alone could have saved you.”
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She did not give any more information regarding the sudden loss of Leandro in her post. Drena also mentioned Leandro’s father, the artist Carlos Mare, in the post by tagging him, acknowledging him as the teenage boy’s dad.
Drena De Niro is the daughter of actress Diahnne Abbott, and was adopted by Robert De Niro, taking his last name when he married her mother in 1976. Drena holds the distinction of being the eldest among Robert De Niro’s seven children.
Recently, Robert De Niro became a father again, with the birth of a daughter with his girlfriend, Tiffany Chen. As of now, Robert De Niro hasn’t made any public comments about the sad loss of his grandson. This news is heartrending, and we send our sympathies and good thoughts to the De Niro family in this difficult period.