Jenna Johnson Mourns Baby Niece After ‘Unimaginable’ Death 


Jenna Johnson.
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Sharing her grief. Jenna Johnson revealed that her toddler niece has died.

“My angel little brother and candy sister-in-law went by means of the unimaginable as they misplaced their child woman this final week. I’ve been in awe at their examples of hope and immeasurable power throughout this heart-wrenching time. So grateful for without end households and that our complete household was in a position to be collectively in honor of our stunning niece, Lennon Sky Johnson,” the skilled dancer, 38, wrote by way of Instagram on Wednesday, December 7. “Please ship Skyler and Ashton all the love and prayers 🫶🏼.”

Jenna shared images from the funeral service, together with a snap of her brother, Skyler Johnson, and his spouse, Ashton Johnston, embracing subsequent to a small coffin and a photograph of their late daughter. A number of of the California native’s fellow DWTS professionals left messages of help within the feedback part.

“Onerous to ‘like’ this submit. Sending you and your loved ones all of the love ❤️,” Peta Murgatroyd — Jenna’s sister-in legislation — wrote.

“My coronary heart hurts for all of you! Sending a lot like to you and the household 💔💔💔💔,” mentioned Witney Carson.

Emma Slater additionally chimed in, writing, “I’m so, so sorry, Jen. That is painful to learn 💔 sending all my like to Skyler and Ashton.”

Jenna’s sister-in-law and Lennon’s mother shared a shifting assertion of her personal.

“On December 2, 2022, our candy little angel woman was stillborn. We’re so grateful we bought to fulfill her and snuggle her valuable physique. We love our Lenny woman a lot and have felt her presence every day. We all know that she is going to all the time be with us, watching over us and comforting us all through our life 👼🏻,” she wrote by way of Instagram.

Johnson introduced her personal being pregnant in July along with her husband and fellow DWTS persona, Val Chmerkovskiy.

“Our largest dream come true but 🤍,” she wrote by way of Instagram on the time alongside a maternity shoot picture. “Child Chmerkovskiy coming this January! My coronary heart has grown past comprehension whereas rising this little miracle within me. We are able to’t wait to fulfill our valuable angel 🥹.”

The So You Assume You Can Dance alum, who married Chmerkovskiy, 36, in April 2019, gave her husband a candy shout-out after the season 31 finale of DWTS final month.

“Watching you shine this season has made me extra proud than ever. You exuded gentle and sheer pleasure each time you took the stage. Attending to see you remind all of us who the GOAT of aggressive ballroom dancing is, was additionally a pleasure to look at week after week. Your ardour, your drive for perfection, your enthusiasm for ‘making moments’ and making individuals really feel one thing by your performances are what make you particular. And partially why I fell in love with you within the first place,” she captioned a number of Instagram snaps of the Ukraine native admiring her child bump. “CONGRATULATIONS ON AN INCREDIBLE SEASON MY LOVE!!! Now let’s go have a child 🪩🫶🏼♥️.”

The expectant mom, who’s due subsequent month, beforehand instructed Us Weekly her predictions for what sort of fogeys she and Chmerkovskiy will likely be.

“I already know that it’s gonna be good cop, dangerous cop and I’m gonna be the dangerous cop. I do know [he’s] gonna give into the whole lot and be such a bit of sucker,” Jenna mentioned in September. “He’s gonna be very concerned. He desires to type him. They’re gonna have the matching outfits. We’ve already gone there.”