Despite what he has been through lately, former professional boxer Floyd Mayweather has pledged to support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayweather lost his uncle Roger Mayweather and Josie Harris (the mother of three of his children) in March 2020. Both of them died within days of each other.
58-year-old Roger had been battling health issues while Josie’s death came as a shock to everyone. She was 40.
“As for dealing with the loss of the mother of my children, she was a significant other. A great woman, a great person“, Mayweather said.
Speaking on his late uncle, he added, “Great trainer, my uncle. A father figure.”
According to TMZ, Mayweather didn’t have a great relationship with Josie. He served time for attacking her in 2010 and she later sued him for over $20 million, claiming he wrongly portrayed her as an unstable drug user.
Now, the American professional boxing promoter says he is turning his attention to COVID-19, promising to help those in need, even if he doesn’t show it publicly.
“I’m here to help this world become a better place… With everything going on, I’m going to continue to do my part.
I don’t have to show the world what I’m doing. I can do something behind closed doors.
It’s not about the money. And the money that I will be giving up will be to feed the people and help the people that don’t have a lot because of this situation.
I will continue to give back and I will never talk about it. As long as God knows that I’m doing a good deed, that’s what is important to me.
“To everyone in the world, from Floyd Mayweather and The Money Team, we love you all and we’lol always be there do this country as well as this world.”
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