Trina Braxton Posts Tribute to Ex-Husband Gabe Solis After His Death

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Gabe Soils and Trina Braxton attends the 2016 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at Woodruff Arts Center on Sept. 1, 2016 in Atlanta.

On Saturday (Dec. 22), Trina Braxton took to social media to announce some sad news: her ex-husband Gabe Solis has passed away at the age of 43.

Braxton posted a picture of herself with Solis and their two sons, writing, "On December 20, 2018, a chapter permanently closed for my sons and I. For over 16 years, Gabe Solis was an essential part of our lives. Like all families, there are good and bad moments that are endured, but those moments, good or bad still made us who we are in the present."

The singer also revealed that news of Solis's death leaked before all of the family had been informed.

"Unfortunately, someone leaked the story before we could make everyone aware of his passing, and I apologize to those friends and family members for finding out through social outlets," she wrote. "I also apologize directly to the Solis Family. I do humbly ask for your prayers for our families, but my greatest request is that when you are posting comments, remember Gabe’s passing is a loss for our family. He was a father to my boys, a son, brother, and friend to many and I would appreciate privacy and respect as we grieve his unexpected departure. @gabe_solis1234 I miss you, my dear friend."  

Braxton did not reveal a cause of death, but TMZ reports that Solis died of cancer.

Check out Braxton's post below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

On December 20, 2018, a chapter permanently closed for my sons and I. For over 16 years, Gabe Solis was an essential part of our lives. Like all families, there are good and bad moments that are endured, but those moments, good or bad still made us who we are in the present. Unfortunately, someone leaked the story before we could make everyone aware of his passing, and I apologize to those friends and family members for finding out through social outlets. I also apologize directly to the Solis Family. I do humbly ask for your prayers for our families, but my greatest request is that when you are posting comments, remember Gabe’s passing is a loss for our family. He was a father to my boys, a son, brother, and friend to many and I would appreciate privacy and respect as we grieve his unexpected departure. @gabe_solis1234 I miss you, my dear friend.

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