Robert De Niro’s Daughter Drena Remembers Late Son Leandro on Birthday

Drena De Niro Remembers Late Son Leandro on His 20th Birthday: 'I Hope You Are At Peace'

Drena De Niro and Robert De Niro with Leandro De Niro.
Courtesy of Drena De Niro/Instagram

Robert De Niro’s daughter Drena De Niro is remembering her son, Leandro, on his birthday weeks after his loss of life.

“You’d have been 20 yrs previous at the moment. Thanks for the happiest and most profound 2 many years of my life, little angel,” Drena, 51, wrote by way of Instagram on Friday, August 11, alongside throwback snaps of Leandro. “ I hope you’re at peace and your spirit is stuffed with pleasure at the moment and all the time 🥳♥️🕊️🐒 😢 🕯️8~11~03 – 7~2~23.”

Drena uploaded additional tributes to her son, whom she shared with Carlos Rodriguez, by way of her Instagram Tales. Drena even custom-made a particular heart-shaped pendant from Atelier Modica with the phrase “Love.” In between the “L” and “O” letters, she entrusted the jewellery designer so as to add a small “E.”

“Can’t spell love with out Leo,” she wrote on Friday, sharing a pic of Atelier Modica’s last design.

Rodriguez additionally honored what would have been Leandro’s twentieth journey across the solar on his Instagram, and used “Can’t spell love with out Leo,” as a hashtag.

“Glad Birthday Leo. I write this with glassy eyes on what would have been your twentieth,” he wrote on Friday. “For all you’re, have been and hoped to be we liked you with out situation or hesitation. Your loved ones and associates will all the time keep in mind your sort and delicate coronary heart. ❤️ Your mild is our beacon now.”

Rodriguez added: “Your Mamma @drenadeniro I and your folks all over the world rejoice you at the moment conscious of the blessing your life was and that you simply left this planet a greater place than you discovered it.”

Drena De Niro Remembers Late Son Leandro on His 20th Birthday: 'I Hope You Are At Peace'

Leandro De Niro
Courtesy of Drena De Niro/Instagram

Drena introduced final month that her solely son had died on the age of 19. “I don’t know find out how to dwell with out you however I’ll attempt to go on and unfold the love and light-weight that you simply so made me really feel in attending to be your mama,” she wrote by way of Instagram on July 2. “You have been so deeply liked and appreciated and I want that love alone might have saved you 😞.”

Robert, 79 — who adopted Drena whereas he was married to his first spouse, Diahnne Abbott — later addressed his eldest grandson’s loss of life in a press release to Us Weekly.

“I’m deeply distressed by the passing of my beloved grandson Leo,” the actor mentioned on July 3. “We’re vastly appreciative of the condolences from everybody. We ask that we please be given privateness to grieve our lack of Leo.”

Leandro’s loss of life was dominated as an unintentional overdose earlier this month, with New York Metropolis’s chief health worker revealing that he had fentanyl, cocaine and different medicine in his system on the time of his loss of life. Drena, for her half, claimed by way of Instagram on Wednesday, August 9, that Leandro was unaware that he was ingesting a  “fentanyl-laced substance.”