Meagan Good reflected on the death of her godfather, NFL legend Jim Brown, on Instagram, Sunday. The late Cleveland Browns running back passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday. In her post, she shared several pictures of herself with Brown while reflecting on the impact he had on her.
"I hate post about death. .. so I'll make this one about Life," Good began, before calling Brown her "Godpop," "mentor," and "bestfriend." She added that Brown changed the trajectory of her life.
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Meagan Good At The Premiere Of "Jim Brown: All American"
Good elaborated: "You listened .. saw me when I felt unseen.. you gave a tiny black girl a big voice ..and a unapologetic attitude.. Encouraged me to walk boldly to the beat of my own drum. To be humble + of service. Taught me to never to stand by when I see injustice.. encouraged me to be the best and freest actress I could be.. taught me to pursue a positive mindset + a spirit of not complaining- but action when things aren't fair.. Reminded me it's always bigger than me and to use the platform God has so graciously given me for good. You. Changed. My. Life."
She continued: "The pain of never hearing your huge but calm chuckle again is immeasurable .. the grief of never getting to sit with you + have our meeting of the minds .. to be encouraged that my perspective is unique, God-given, authentic and is much needed. I miss you tremendously already. I'm heartbroken. .. yet I am overwhelmed with so much gratitude of having been at the feet of one of the most phenomenon giants the world has ever known and doesn't truly know the fullness of.. one of the greatest minds of a lifetime .. one of the biggest [heart emoji]s for others I'll ever get to know."
Meagan Good's Post For Jim Brown
Jim Brown's wife, Monique, confirmed his passing in a social media post on Thursday. She revealed that he "passed peacefully" in their home in Los Angeles. "To the world he was an activist, actor, and football star," she wrote. "To our family he was a loving and wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. Our hearts are broken..."
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