Iman Mourns Loss Of Husband, Singer David Bowie

Entertainment | Gerren Keith Gaynor | 01/11/2016 | 11:00 AM EST

Former supermodel tweets stoic messages just before death is announced

Singer David Bowie lost his 18-month battle with cancer, confirms a statement from his family.

He was 69.

Bowie's wife, former supermodel and cosmetic mogul, Iman, appeared to have already hinted at the tragic news just days before it was announced. On Twitter, the 60-year-old retweeted images of Bowie on his birthday, Jan. 8, along with messages of "struggle."

"The struggle is real, but so is God," Iman tweeted the day of Bowie's death. 

The day before, she tweeted another message that read: "Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory."

Iman has yet to issue an official pubic statement on Bowie's passing.

She and the rock musician married in 1992. They managed to keep their marriage relatively private and out of the public eye over the last two decades.

The couple have one daughter together, Alexandria Zahra Jones, 15, and Iman is also the stepmother to Bowie's son from a previous marriage.


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