David Spade Pays Tribute To Sister-In-Law Kate Spade In Heart-Wrenching Posts
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Following Kate Spade’s passing this week, the world has taken to Twitter to share heartfelt messages in honor of the renowned fashion designer.
Spade’s family members have also paid tribute, including her brother-in-law, David Spade, who expressed that he “can’t believe it” and that the family is “devastated” to learn about her death.
On Twitter, he posted a photo of Kate with the caption, “Katy at my book signing. I love this pic of her. So pretty. I don’t think everyone knew how fuck*ng funny she was… It’s a rough world out there people. Try to hang on.”
On Instagram, David also shared an image of the late designer and himself, with the caption, “Fuzzy picture but I love it. Kate and I during Christmas family photos. We had so much fun that day.”
Her family also shared in a statement, “We loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly.”
Kate Spade New York, her former company that she sold in 2007, was “incredibly sad[dened]” by the news. The company said that although she and her husband Andy have not been part of the brand for more than 10 years, they were still founders of the brand and Kate “will be dearly missed.”
Steven Kolb and Diane von Furstenberg, Heads of Council at Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), are also “devastated” to learn about Kate’s passing. They described her as a great talent who made a big impact in American fashion and would like to extend their condolences to the late designer’s family.
Katy at my book signing. I love this pic of her. So pretty. I dont think everyone knew how fucking funny she was… Its a rough world out there people. Try to hang on pic.twitter.com/2kRPvGvj8w
— David Spade (@DavidSpade) June 6, 2018
[via Evening Standard, opening image via Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com]